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A holiday rental home in Santa Cruz, California is a wonderful choice for your next holiday to the United States

There are many great reasons to choose Santa Cruz for your next holiday including gorgeous beaches and plenty of interesting attractions. A holiday rental home in Santa Cruz will put you close to many of the most popular attractions and you might be just steps from the lovely shore.

Things to Do on Holiday to Santa Cruz, California

Without a doubt the beach provides the backdrop for the most popular activities in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is one of the best surfing destinations in the world, and surfers come from near and far to enjoy the huge waves. Surfing competitions are often held here. Sailing, diving and paddling are other popular beach activities.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Santa Cruz, California

There is so much to see whilst on holiday to Santa Cruz that you probably won’t be able to see it all in just one visit. One of the most popular attractions is the Boardwalk Amusement Park. This has been a fixture at the seaside for decades. It is home to the Looff Carousel which has been delighting visitors since 1911. The Mystery Spot bills itself as a “gravitational anomaly”. You will feel a bit off balance when you visit this house and see things that you won’t see anywhere else. Natural Bridge State Park is a lovely place to spend an afternoon and just enjoy spending some time out of doors. There are also a number of museums including the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, The Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Art and History.

Weather in Santa Cruz, California

Winters in Santa Cruz are very mild and the summers and pleasant and sunny. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 5° and 7° C and the average highs are between 17° and 19° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 8° and 9° C and the highs are between 21° and 22° C. During the summer, the average lows are 11° to 12° C and average highs are 23° to 24° C. There is very little rain in the summer with between .3 and 5 mm each month. During the winter, there is between 144 and 165 mm of rain per month.

Travel to Santa Cruz, California

The closest airport to Santa Cruz is San Jose International Airport (SJC), located 43 km away. Other options include Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), located 47 km from Santa Cruz and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is 77 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.

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