Things to Do in Santa Cruz, CA

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The University of California at Santa Cruz mascot, the banan slug, adorns hats, mugs, t-shirts, and other goodies at the campus store. Read More

Along with a sparkling strand and a gently honky-tonk wharf, Santa Cruz has a boardwalk graced with the Giant Dipper—one of the oldest wooden... Read More

Stroll down the old-fashioned strip, chomping on corn dogs and sneaking in an arcade game or two. Read More

Stop by this university laboratory to watch jellyfish, hold starfish, and see the 87-foot-long blue whale skeleton. Read More

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