Santa Cruz Area Attractions
In addition to a full calendar of annual events and a never-ending list of year-round activities, Santa Cruz County features local businesses that have can make your visit to Santa Cruz even more fun. Fore more than 100 years, families, couples, singles, tourists, and business travelers have come to Santa Cruz to enjoy wineries, sailing trips, music, adventure outings, biking, rollercoasters, and more. For ideas on what to do in Santa Cruz, visit the Attractions section of the Chamber business directory
Art Galleries and Dealers
Santa Cruz has a lively arts community. In addition to special showings and weekly art events, there are a number of local Art Galleries and Dealers that welcome you to view their artwork or join in classes.
Attractions and Amusements
Whether you're looking for a relaxing cruise along the coast on a bike, an exciting zip through the redwood canopy, or a thrill ride on a 100-year old amusement park ride, Santa Cruz has Attractions and Amusements for the whole family.
Boating and Sailing
Santa Cruz County is a great place for Boating and Sailing, whether you want to take relaxing whale watching or sailing trip, or try your hand at fishing in the Monterey Bay.
With a mild year-round climate and a beautiful natural setting along the coast, Santa Cruz is a great place for Golfing.
Museums and Historical Sites
Who says history can't be fun? In Santa Cruz, our Museums and Historical Sites feature 1880s steam trains, a hillside where the laws of physics seem to be suspended, local native Santa Cruzan artifacts, and places where you can hold marine life right in your hands.
The Santa Cruz Performing Arts scene features music, dance, theater, film, and more.
Depending on the season, you can catch a Santa Cruz Warriors D-League basketball game, a Santa Cruz Derby Girls Bout, a surfing competition, or other sporting event when you're in town. Check out the calendar of annual Santa Cruz events to find out what's happening this month.
Santa Cruz County is home to world-class wineries, ready to welcome you year-round to taste and learn more about their award-winning wines in beautiful hillside, oceanfront, or downtown Wine Tasting rooms.
Look for the Chamber decal
For more than 120 years, Santa Cruz Chamber members have been committed to improving our community for everyone who visits, works, or lives in Santa Cruz County.
For a list of local Santa Cruz Chamber member attractions, visit the Attractions section of the Chamber business directory.