Find the Top Attractions near Budget Inn Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

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Ocean View Park

Ocean View Park is a park located in Santa Cruz, California, United States. The park has a variety of activities for visitors including picnicking, hiking, biking, and bird watching. The park also has a playground, a baseball diamond, and a basketball court. Ocean View Park is adjacent to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

0.22 miles away

Holiday lights train Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Harbor Train Association (SCHTA) operates a seasonal train that visits different neighborhoods throughout the city each night from December 1 through January 3. The train features over 2,000 lights and is open to the public free of charge.

0.32 miles away

Cave Train

The Sonoma Coast Rail Trail is a winding and scenic rail trail that winds its way for 78 miles through the wine country of Northern California. The trail starts in Healdsburg, runs through Cloverdale and Petaluma, and ends in Santa Cruz. Along the way you'll pass through beautiful wine country villages, rugged coastline, and picturesque redwood forests. The Cave Train Santa Cruz portion of the trail is a narrow gauge railroad that takes you through some of the most picturesque and dramatic sections of the trail. You'll travel through winding canyons, over bridges spanning rushing rivers, and past towering redwoods. The train travels at a slow pace so you can enjoy the views and take plenty of photos. The Cave Train Santa Cruz section of the rail trail is only 2.5 miles long but it's enough to make your trip down memory lane fun and exciting!

0.36 miles away

San Lorenzo Park

San Lorenzo Park is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Santa Cruz. With sweeping views of the bay, the park offers plenty of space to relax, picnic, and explore. The well-maintained grounds are perfect for a morning jog or a lazy afternoon spent reading a book. San Lorenzo Park is also home to several interesting historical attractions. Inside you'll find original pieces of furniture, artifacts from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, and even a petrified tree!

0.47 miles away

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History is dedicated to the collection, study, and display of natural history specimens from around the world. The museum has a permanent exhibit on the history of Santa Cruz County and California, as well as rotating exhibits on specific subjects such as mineralogy, geology, and marine biology. There is also an excellent collection of fossils and minerals on site. The museum is open from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, and from noon to 4 pm Sunday. Admission is free for all visitors.

0.55 miles away

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History is located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz. The museum amassed an impressive collection of art from around the world. The permanent collection features work by masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, and Monet, as well as local artists. The museum also features a wide variety of temporary exhibits, making it a great place to visit any time of year.

0.56 miles away

Town Clock

The Town Clock Santa Cruz is located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz. The clock is a popular tourist destination and it is known for its accurate timekeeping. The clock was built in 1964 and it is made from cast iron.

0.75 miles away

Santa Cruz Wharf

The Santa Cruz Wharf is a great place to take in the sights and sounds of Santa Cruz. With its close proximity to the beaches and shops, it's an easy place to spend a day. Aside from the wharf itself, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from.

0.82 miles away

Neary Lagoon Park

Neary Lagoon Park is a beautiful and serene spot in Santa Cruz, California. The lagoon is surrounded by hills and gardens, and is great for swimming, fishing, and picnicking. The park has a playground, a basketball court, and a pond for kayaking and swimming. There's also a nature trail that leads to the lagoon's edge. Neary Lagoon Park is a great place to spend a day with family or friends.

0.98 miles away

Lighthouse Field State Beach

Lighthouse Field State Beach is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. The beach is located in the town of Santa Cruz, just a few minutes drive from downtown Santa Cruz. The beach is flanked by rocky cliffs that offer sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. The beach is also popular for rock climbing, and there are several routes available to novice climbers. The beach features several picnic areas and a playground. There are lifeguards on duty during the summer months, and restrooms are available nearby.

Lighthouse Field State Beach is a great place to spend a day or two in the sunshine.

1.24 miles away

DeLaveaga Park

DeLaveaga Park Santa Cruz is one of the most beautiful and serene parks in the area. With acres of trees, streams, and meadows, it's a perfect spot for a walk or bike ride. There are also several trails that wind through the park, perfect for a morning jog or a leisurely hike. The park also features a playground, a basketball court, and a picnic area. DeLaveaga Park Santa Cruz is great place to spend a summer day, or any day for that matter!

2.18 miles away

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