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August 15, 2018

Explore the Neary Lagoon Park

Santa Cruz, California is a beautiful coastal city that is home to some of the most exciting attractions within the state. With facilities like the University of California Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, it’s no wonder why so many choose to vacation in this lovely city. With a plethora of attractions and shops to explore, it can be easy to get lost in the commotion and traffic of the city. We recommend taking a walk through the Neary Lagoon Park during your vacation in Santa C...

July 15, 2018

Explore the Outdoors in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz, California is a beautiful coastal city that is known for being an artistic spectacle. The entire area is noted for its beauty and awe, and much of what makes Santa Cruz such a fantastic place to vacation are its outdoor attractions. With a whole coastline of scenery to choose from it can be difficult to decide where to go first. Listed below are a few outdoor attractions that Santa Cruz has to offer, and that you’re bound to love.

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June 15, 2018

Explore the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

Santa Cruz is an iconic city located on the coastline of California. Nothing is better known about this city than the amazing surf it offers, and the amazing history of the sport of surfing. The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum preserves this history and the importance of surfing in Santa Cruz through over 100 years of memorabilia and surfing related novels maintained by the museum. The museum overlooks Streamer Lane, which is a surfing hotspot that is known from all over the globe. There is no bett...

May 15, 2018

Things to do in The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz

About The Mystery Spot

Located just outside of Santa Cruz, California is the puzzling natural wonder known as The Mystery Spot. The Mystery Spot is a place within the redwood forest that is known for their naturally occurring gravitational shifts. No one is quite sure what causes the changes in the gravity, perspective, and height, but it is a highly popular attraction that has tourists flocking to it year after year. 

The area in which The Mystery Spot...

April 15, 2018

Best Things To Do At Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is arguably one of the most well-known attractions in the state of California. Famous for its amusement park rides, rich history, and friendly atmosphere, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is one of the greatest places to visit while touring the city of Santa Cruz. Admission into the boardwalk is absolutely free, and the ride tickets to the different attractions are made to be very affordable. With two of the roller coasters in the boardwalk being National Landmark...

March 15, 2018

About the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, located in Santa Cruz, California. A little-known fact about the boardwalk is that because it was founded in 1907, that makes it the oldest surviving amusement park in California. Around the end of the 19th century, Frank W. Swanton – who was considered one of the best entrepreneurs of his time – came up with an idea for the public: he began his project by creating plans for a boardwalk and a casino that he would then consider “the Coney Islan...

February 15, 2018

Catch a Sunset at Natural Bridges State Beach in San Francisco

The Natural Bridges State Beach spanning sixty-five acres is a state park in the city of Santa Cruz in California. The highlight of the park is the natural bridge that stands out with its formidable presence. The area is also known for its natural habitat of the monarch butterfly. It is estimated that around a hundred and fifty thousand monarch butterflies are in the park and surrounding areas through fall and winter. The state park has a longstanding history, since the time of the first Euro...

January 15, 2018

Explore the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

The Seymour Marine Discovery Center, located at 100 McAllister Way, is a marine science museum and aquarium that will take you a step closer to understanding our ocean and marine life. The Discovery Center is dedicated to education and offers tourists and locals an opportunity to discover more about marine sea life. The views of the Monterey Bay are definitely picturesque and the various exhibits offer a truly wonderful exploration of the ocean beyond. Visiting the marine science and conserva...

December 30, 2017

Welcome to Mission Inn & Suites

Welcome to the new blog for the Mission Inn & Suites Santa Cruz. We’re eager to let you know we have recently launched our brand new responsive website thus allowing our guests to learn more about our Spanish-style hotel.

We will post to our blog routinely telling you about famous attractions, specials, discounts, occasions, events, and much more. Our blog will provide you an abundant amount of information regarding our Santa Cruz hotel and the beach town of Santa Cruz.