Courtesy of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

1911 Looff Carousel, Santa Cruz, CA

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A staple of the Santa Cruz boardwalk for more than 100 years, this carousel is like a ride through history. Don’t look for crazy characters, though; of the 75 seats, 73 are traditional horses.

Cost: $3; beachboardwalk.com.

—Joshua Pramis

America's Best Carousels

1911 Looff Carousel, Santa Cruz, CA

A staple of the Santa Cruz boardwalk for more than 100 years, this carousel is like a ride through history. Don’t look for crazy characters, though; of the 75 seats, 73 are traditional horses.

Cost: $3; beachboardwalk.com.

—Joshua Pramis

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

America's Best Carousels

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