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Beautiful drive

Beautiful weather and great drive in the convertible. Would love to spend. More time here. Coast... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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The Best Walk in Town

Walking along the cliffs for your daily exercise is THE BEST. Park on Swanton Blvd so you start... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill Z
Tualatin, Oregon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful weather and great drive in the convertible. Would love to spend. More time here. Coast has a few areas to park and walk down to the water.

Thank Roxlee33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking along the cliffs for your daily exercise is THE BEST. Park on Swanton Blvd so you start down by Natural Bridges State Park, and then the blue mile markers on the ground tell you how far you've walked. Stop to watch swells coming in...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from West Cliff Drive are lovely. You can drive from the boardwalk to Natural Bridges State Park, however, if you want to get the best view of the drive, opt to walk along the cliff path.

Thank Carter T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I lived in the Santa Cruz area for almost nine years and used to go there a few times a week to walk ‘the cliffs.’ Whether you’re wanting to take your little one in a stroller, bring the bigger kids on scooters or go for...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice scenic drive but parking can be tricky. It was winter and sunset and was so busy that we had to find a spot in the neighborhood to park. Ride up and down to beach, boardwalk, wharf, lighthouse, etc.

Thank Breana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to walk along West Cliff Drive, it’s ideal for walkers, runners or cyclists. A gentle easy trail with fantastic views out to sea and back towards Santa Cruz. Saw more wildlife than anticipated, including a very friendly Snowy Egret. Out in the bay...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strolling along Westcliff should be a must for all visitors. You can see surfers or want to bed, stop by the surf statue and surf museum, people watch, ride a bike, and of course enjoy the views. Natural bridges park at the north end is...More

Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful sunset. On one side of the Surf Museum you have the surfers waiting for the big ones and on the other side you have the sunset. At this period of the year it s early, near 17h00. That day the sky changed colored...More

Thank Bruno J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. An amazingly scenic drive. Beautiful coastline on one side and homes that get the most awesome view everyday on the other side.

Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched surfers from up high while we ate our picnic lunch. Just found a parking spot and walked the path looking for the right spot. It was midday, midweek ... not crowded

Thank BarbaraLee
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27 March 2017|
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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
11 July 2016|
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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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1 May 2016|
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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