- Our list of the best things to do in Capitola, California, features the top 311 nearby activities — including 113 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Capitola, 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 Capitola, CA , followed by 291 popular activities in nearby cities, including Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Saratoga, Cupertino, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Pacific Grove, Los Gatos, Watsonville, Aptos, Marina, Campbell, Monterey, Seaside, Salinas, Big Sur and Marina del Rey
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Wharf House Restaurant 1400 Wharf Road, Capitola, CA MoreLess Info
Views of Monterey Bay and Capitola Village add a visual component to meals of fresh seafood enjoyed in the dining room or on a roof deck
93% 84 votes
103 Kennedy Drive, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
A coastal brewery with a creative approach, Sante Adairius Rustic Ales makes an array of distinctive craft beers. Some beers are inspired by European styles, while others are more traditionally American. The brewery features a tasting room.
84% 338 votes
Capitola, CA MoreLess Info
At the Capitola City Beach, guests will have the opportunity to go swimming, surfing, and kite flying. Guests who are interested in playing volleyball or going shopping may also enjoy what this site has to offer.
78% 233 votes
1500 Park Avenue, Capitola, CA MoreLess Info
Guests of the New Brighton State Beach will be able to go swimming, fishing, and picnicking. The location also features a camping area that is located on a bluff overlooking Monterey Bay.
91% 23 votes
410 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, CA MoreLess Info
At the Capitola Historical Museum, guests will be able to enjoy seasonal exhibitions related to the history of Capitola. Visitors may also go on a walking tour of the site.
100% 3 votes
207 Esplinade, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
A walking tour, Capitola Food Tour covers an array of interesting sites and eateries. This includes historical landmarks along with stops at a sushi restaurant, tea room and seaside grille.
100% 3 votes
1500 Park Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
Stand Up Paddle New Brighton is a seasonally open shop that serves all paddleboarding and kayaking needs from rentals to private classes. They can also serve parties and team building activities for groups up to 20 people.
100% 7 votes
116 Stockton Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
It's Wine Tyme is a wine bar offering a variety of wines and various snack items. The bar also hosts a regular open mic night with surprise guests every week.
91% 11 votes
1400 Wharf Road, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
A boating and fishing outfitter, Capitola Boat & Bait offers boat rentals, kayak rentals, and paddle board rentals. The shop also sells an array of fishing equipment, apparel, and paraphernalia.
87% 15 votes
131 Monterey Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
Providing paddleboard and wet suit rentals, Capitola Beach Company has guided lessons that takes visitors out to sea by paddleboard. The company has a store that sells beach gifts and surf accessories.
100% 2 votes
1500 Wharf Road, Capitola, CA 95010 MoreLess Info
Hosted at Capitola beach, Stand Up Paddle Capitola provides group and private lessons for stand up paddleboard activities. It also offers group tours of the surrounding Santa Cruz cove and Monterey Bay region.