- Our list of the best things to do in Aptos, California, features the top 321 nearby activities — including 119 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Aptos, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 20 things to do within the city of Aptos, CA , followed by 301 popular activities in nearby cities, including Santa Cruz, Gilroy, San Jose, Saratoga, Morgan Hill, Pacific Grove, Los Gatos, Watsonville, Capitola, Cupertino, Salinas, Marina, Campbell, Monterey, Seaside, Big Sur and Marina del Rey
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King's Plz Shopping Ctr, 1475 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
Cinelux Theatre offers moviegoers three screens to watch first-run films at matinee or evening showtimes. Films are screened using the latest digital and sound technology and the facilities can be rented out for private showings.
Located in Marina del Rey, the Marina del Rey Beach is a small, gorgeous beach popular with families and children. Due to its small size, it is usually not crowded and is very popular at sunrise and sunset.
Twin Lakes State Beach is a public beach that provides a number of outdoor amenities for its guests. In addition to swimming in the ocean, visitors also commonly enjoy having picnics in the sand or exploring the nearby nature trails.
Santa Cruz Harbor Beach is situated adjacent to the harbor operations and provides an ideal setting for visitors to spread out a towel, and enjoy the fresh ocean breezes. The beach is conveniently located near many shops and eateries.
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790 Mariner Park Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 MoreLess Info
Climb aboard Chardonnay II Sailing Charters and explore the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in style. Guests enjoy sailing past the glorious coastline, seeing the protected wildlife and relaxing on any of the variety of cruises offered.
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500 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 MoreLess Info
Family owned and operated, Stagnaro Sport Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises have been serving the area of Santa Cruz for over a century. Scenic bay cruises, fishing trips, whale watching, and private parties are available within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
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1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 MoreLess Info
The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History claims its origins began as far back as the late 1800's with a collection of fossils and Indian artifacts. Today, the museum highlights the wildlife, native peoples, geology, and marine life of the Monterey Bay region.