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The beach and Santa Cruz, California, are one! Santa Cruz is the beach community, where the beach isn't only an attraction, it's what constitutes the lifestyle of the community at Santa Cruz. Entertainment at Santa Cruz revolves round the beach, and nowhere is it more evident than at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk which is the last remaining seaside amusement park on the West Coast.
The City of Santa Cruz is located on the northern part of Monterey Bay, about 74 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles from San Jose. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features a full-blown amusement park full of rides, eateries, eclectic gift shops, and arcades. The Boardwalk is also home to the 1924 built Giant Dipper, which is one of the best roller coasters in America.  But if you're looking for a more quiet place by the waters, and if you have the surfing blood in your genes, you should head east to the Cowell Beach where you'll find the mouth of the San Lorenzo River. Southwest of Santa Cruz, you have the Natural Bridges State Beach. Sunset Beach, in Watsonville offers 3-1/2 miles of beach and great spots for camping and a spontaneous beach picnic. 
Santa Cruz also has forests of giant Redwood trees. The Big Basin Redwoods State Park is around 25 miles north of the city of Santa Cruz and is California's first State Park. For a quick trip and a gorgeous view, head out on the Redwood Trail and see the park's strand of virgin redwoods. The Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail is an overnight hike that follows the park to the Pacific Ocean. Downtown Santa Cruz also offers year-round recreation and has over 300 days of sunshine every year.
What do fun loving people want on a vacation?  Vacation means rest, a break from the daily routine, lazy mornings, late night on dance floors, lots of yummy food, friends to chat with, dating and playing lot of sports.
To be frank you can enjoy all these on your weekends also but if you add few more things in it then it will become a proper vacation. First and foremost is deciding a place to visit. Nothing can give you more pleasure than touring. If you are living in USA then deciding a place won’t be difficult. Because it has variety of places to visit that will suit your choice. If you want relaxing holiday you can head to Mexico and if you want fun and frolic then you head to California.
Situated in the central coast is Santa Cruz. It is famous for its beaches, redwood forest, food and history.
When it comes to beaches, a clear picture of sea waves floats in the mind and along with the gushy winds trying to send you back, and of course staying in sun long hours to develop tan is just mouthwatering. All those fun lovers who are tired of sitting behind the desk all day with papers to read and pen to write; who need to oil their joints should plan their holiday trip to Santa Cruz. The aura of the place is magnetic enough to refill your heart with lively spirit.
Surfing on the beach, competing with the waves, fighting to move ahead of them, the controlling the blade to balance, and being punished by harsh waves if you lose control, is such a wonderful experience that no one can stop you from being happy. It’s like getting rid of all the tensions and living in the moment.
Running on a motor boat with speed of a wind and experiencing the shower by the sea is also refreshing. It is an alternative for those who couldn’t surf but love adventure. Just imagine yourself at the middle of the sea with no one to be seen just you and your date and the sound of the floating breeze. You will feel like Adam and eve, like the first humans on the earth.
Then in lying on a beach in the lazy afternoon enjoying the heat with some book or drink is again very soothing. Listening to some rock number and dancing with your pal or playing volley ball is another juvenile experience.
All those who have come to visit the place from other areas of the country or are foreigners can stay in various hotels that would provide you with exotic view of sea beach, delicious food especially sea food and wonderful room to wipe your days tiredness. There are many hotels, resorts and vacation home rentals situated very close to the beaches. The design of the hotel suits and vacation rentals soothes the mind and relaxes the senses. If you have not planned a trip yet, then now is the time to start. You can find all the information regarding lodging on internet. This will prove to be a pleasant kick for your future days to come.