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Address: Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Great Place for a walk, bike ride, or scenic drive

We visit Santa Cruz quite often to surf. We have had the opportunity to walk, jog, or drive along the scenic road many times. It is beautiful. At one end are the surfing areas... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Puyallup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit Santa Cruz quite often to surf. We have had the opportunity to walk, jog, or drive along the scenic road many times. It is beautiful. At one end are the surfing areas (Cowell's Beach, Steamer Lane, etc.), at the other end is Natural Bridges State Beach, and - in between - are great views of the ocean.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great path to run/jog - (about 6miles return) or drive. Fun to watch the surfers and enjoy the views

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to enjoy Santa Cruz and its ocean. We loved smelling the ocean air and enjoying the ocean breeze.

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carmel highlands ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

West Cliff Drive is a great attraction. Beautiful views of the ocean, great walking area. Good for couples or families to enjoy

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

West Cliff Drive never disappoints. It is magnificent no matter where you start your walk. (assuming you're walking) I live off West Cliff, so I hop on about Fair Avenue. I often walk to Natural Bridges State Park, which is a whole different story, but very easy to walk to as well. The sights are unbelievable at this time of... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a beautiful walk or bike ride after a surf at Steamer Lane for those who know the scene. If not, act like a visitor and don't be pushy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous walk or drive along classic California coastal cliffs. You'll get to see surfers, a blowhole (if the waves are big enough), and if you're lucky some dolphins or seals. The pathway is flat and well-paved, suitable for walking, running, biking, stroller pushing, and wheelchairs. There are many places to stop and park.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Cliff Drive is a place I never get tired of, even when i lived near Santa Cruz. It's as beautiful as it gets for a town on the ocean (Monterey Bay). It's a relaxing place to take a car picnic, walk, ride bikes, jog, sit on a bench, watch surfers or nap in your car to the sounds of... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the views of the Pacific ocean and neat ocean front houses. Stop to take a few pictures. Great way out of town if you're heading north.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start your visit at the Natural Bridges State Beach and head east on West Cliff Drive along the coastline. Pretty homes, lots of joggers, dog walkers, and baby strollers on the sidewalk. End just past the wharf and park to see the famous boardwalk.

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