Santa Cruz Ocean Cliff Homes -
California Santa Cruz Photos
Santa Cruz--Santa Cruz ocean cliff homes are pictured in
the photograph above. Santa Cruz,
Calif.—Surfers, sand, sunshine and a teal
green sea are scenes from Surf
City, California in Santa Cruz.
scene reminiscent of a European oceanside
community represents the picturesque beauty
of this Northern California city located in
Santa Cruz County south of San Francisco,
west of San Jose and north of Carmel and
Highlights of Santa Cruz are first, its
unique and free-spirit nature. With a
progressive University of Santa Cruz located
uphill in the redwood forests, making it one
of the loveliest campuses in existence
(Pepperdine University in Malibu was chosen
Number One for scenery, the youthful
college influence provides healthy doses of
creative thought in art, music, clothing and
beloved by locals such as the O'Neill family
and company that gained wealth initially
through development of wetsuits for surfing.
There's a surfing museum, surfing statue and
fantastic beaches such as Steamers Lane
known around the globe for surfing.
One of the
most fantastic attractions in Santa Cruz is
the Board Walk, a historic amusement park
located on the sand overlooking the Pacific
Ocean. To top off a perfect beach experience
with Coney Island style rides, games and
food, you can take an authentic steam train
from the redwood forests in Felton to the
amusements. It's almost too good to be true.
The charm of Santa Cruz is beyond compare.
While there, be sure to visit nearby
Capitola and Aptos.