- TripBuzz discovered 107 different types of activities for couples in the Santa Cruz area, including Beaches (like Natural Bridges State Park), Movie Theaters (like Nickelodeon Theatre), Winery/Vineyard (like MJA Vineyards Westside Tasting Room) and Walking Trails (like West Cliff Drive), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 232 date ideas in or near Santa Cruz, California, including 200 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Gatos and Capitola.
New Belgium Brewing Tour de Fat San Jose MoreLess Info
The Fat Tire Tour de Fat has world class bands, performance, and cirque artists, and craft beer all supporting your local non-profits
93% 524 votes
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.
Nickelodeon Theatre shows a wide variety of independent and foreign films and some big-budget Hollywood movies, and they also run midnight showings of classics. Their concessions include organic and GMO-free popcorn and many locally crafted desserts.
94% 71 votes
328 A Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 MoreLess Info
Featuring handcrafted wines from Santa Cruz, Napa Valley, and other California vineyards, MJA Vineyards Westside Tasting Room provides a palate-pleasing experience for its guests. Patrons can also join the wine clubs and enjoy other special MJA events.
87% 2454 votes
2531 West Cliff Drive near Swanton Blvd., Santa Cruz, CA MoreLess Info
True to its name, Natural Bridges State Park contains natural rock bridges created by eons of water and wind erosion. The modern park is managed by the state and is a wonderful destination for adults and families.
Located right along the beach, Santa Cruz Beach Broadwalk is a famous sea-side amusement park. Among its list of rides, it also includes the classic 1924 Big Dipper roller coaster. Great deals on rides and refreshments are available. Parking spots are limited.
Located inside the UCSC campus, the Arboretum is a great place to explore a variety of plants and trees of many different countries. Bird watching is a popular activity here with a good population of hummingbirds and other resident and visiting species.