- Our list of the best things to do in Watsonville, California, features the top 323 nearby activities — including 137 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Watsonville, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 20 things to do within the city of Watsonville, CA , followed by 303 popular activities in nearby cities, including Monterey, Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Salinas, Hollister, Pacific Grove, Aptos, Capitola, Seaside, Los Gatos, Marina, San Jose, Big Sur, Carmel and Marina del Rey
MusicalMe 3709 Portola Dr., Santa Cruz, CA MoreLess Info
Kids have fun with instruments and learn how to make music with parents during engaging group classes
Dating back to 1885, Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville, California is home to a spectacle of family-friendly events. Visitors can enjoy the State Fair in September, as well as year round horse races and car shows.
93% 60 votes
Shell Road, 16mi South of Santa Cruz Via Highway 1 and San Andreas Road, Watsonville, CA MoreLess Info
The Sunset State Beach is open throughout the year for many activities like swimming, camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking. In addition to large sand dunes, the beach has on-site parking, restrooms, showers, and drinking water.
18 Hangar Way, Ste C, Watsonville, CA 95076 MoreLess Info
A boutique style winery with a specialty in Cal-Italia style wines, Wargin Wines offers a focused variety of flavors. Products include award winning red wines, Petit Sirahs, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay.
95% 20 votes
150 Aviation Way, Santa Cruz County Airport., Watsonville, CA 95076 MoreLess Info
With tours between Big Sur and Santa Cruz, Specialized Helicopters located in Watsonville, California offers a variety of scenery, including a sky view of Monterey Bay, for any desired sky experience. A friendly staff ensures an easy and enjoyable one of a kind experience.
100% 7 votes
2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076 MoreLess Info
The Agricultural History Project Center and Museum educates visitors on the agricultural history of Santa Cruz County. The center features a two story wood barn, a garden that grows fresh produce and a shed featuring historic gardening tools.
85% 27 votes
160 Aviation Way, Suite C, Watsonville, CA 95076 MoreLess Info
Skydive Surfcity – Santa Cruz in Watsonville, California provides a scenic experience from miles above. This family run operator flies skydivers above Monterey Bay with a jump zone overlooking the Pacific Ocean, for an experience unlike any other.
Car racing enthusiasts can enjoy dirt track competitions every weekend at Ocean Speedway. The facility also provides an array of concessions including sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken kabobs, beer and other beverages.
Featuring a redwood forest, Mount Madonna County Park is situated on 3,688 acres and offers nature trails for hiking and horse riding, an archery range, picnic areas and an amphitheater. There are also campsites and places for RV camping.