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Beautiful stroll to take in Santa Cruz Coastline

Nice calming stroll along west cliff drive offers views of the monterey bay and the boardwalk. Flat... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
ms mama l
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Santa Cruz, California
Santa Cruz viewing spot

You can walk, ride your bicycle, jog or meander in your vehicle for spectacular views. It's a... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Ken K
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Santa Cruz, California
via mobile
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Nice calming stroll along west cliff drive offers views of the monterey bay and the boardwalk. Flat and paved, its perfect for runners, bikers, strollers, wheelchairs - people of all mobilities!

Thank ms mama l
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

You can walk, ride your bicycle, jog or meander in your vehicle for spectacular views. It's a wonderful place and sometimes you can even see whales!

Thank Ken K
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Well done! Great views! Well worth the time if u are in the area. Stop by the surf museum as they have a good look out area.

Thank Westersolar
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

West Cliff Drive is such a great walk , bike, skate or if you have to- drive this beautiful stretch of coast on the Westside of town. Can be very crowded in the seasons but it's something to behold the beauty , power of the...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Drove up to lighthouse point just as the sun was beginning to set. So peaceful and beautiful. Loved watching the surfers too. Very relaxing. Wish we had left more time to cover more of it!

1  Thank adiposey
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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Great drive with lots of places nearby to take a long walk. Great views of the Pacific Ocean and great sunsets.

1  Thank postrawb
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Headed north from Santa Cruz to Half Moon Bay, a lovely way to go. Take your time and stop for the views!

Thank Eastlight108
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

This does not take long. since you are there it is well worth the short drive. get a close up of the surfers and visit lighthouse surfer museum

Thank Darcie S
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

I remember moving up here from Los Angeles and walking West Cliff and people saying hi. People are active and happy on west cliff you get a mix of hoola hoopers at the light house Rasta didgeridooers runners surfers dog walkers really a slice of...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

Drove this and got out a couple of times for photos. Really terrific, breathtaking views. We were there on a Saturday and parking along the way was very limited. A great place to relax, chill and maybe have a picnic.

Thank Charles R
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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Kathleen B
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More
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