Santa Cruz Itinerary 4 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 4 days in Santa Cruz using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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A fun-filled vacation to the lively and effervescent city of Santa Cruz is surely on the bucket-list of every globetrotter. Filled to the brim with splendid places of immense natural beauty, culturally significant landmarks, exciting party spots, historically rich destinations and charming touristy attractions Santa Cruz bequeaths tourists of all age groups and tastes with endless vacationing opportunities.

Are 4 days enough for trip to Santa Cruz?

Considering the fact that Santa Cruz has so much to do, you can easily spend a week or more here and not get bored. While exploring Santa Cruz in simply 4 days might seem like an impossible task, TripHobo is here to suggest some 4 days trip plans so that you can make the most out of it! Not just attractions, TripHobo will help you to figure out how much money is required for 4 days in Santa Cruz, trip plans that include accommodation and activities, 3N/4D packages in Santa Cruz and things to do in Santa Cruz in 4 days.

What to pack for 4 days in Santa Cruz vacation?

Since you are going to be spending more than just a couple of days in Santa Cruz, here are few must-haves in your luggage:

  • Layered clothing, it always comes handy.
  • Empty bottle of water to stay hydrated.
  • Prescription meds.

How to see Santa Cruz in 4 days?

If you have just 4 days to spare when visiting this fascinating city, your travel plan must include Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Wharf, Mystery Spot, Natural Bridges State Beach, Roaring Camp Railroads in your itinerary for first two days. On the third day of your Santa Cruz trip, visit University Of California Santa Cruz and Main Beach to begin with, if you have time left, you can proceed to Wilder Ranch State Park. Even after exploring the top highlights of Santa Cruz, you will have sufficient time to tour the lesser-known nooks of the city. Book a insider tour like a food tour that offers a gastronomical experience or spend leisurely time at spots where locals love to relax.

Santa Cruz travel tips and transportation modes:

  • Book 4-day Santa Cruz transport pass if available, that will help you save on commute in the city.
  • Make sure to explore the city centre on foot.
  • Check with local car/bike rental agencies and you can have your own vehicle to move around Santa Cruz.
  • Spend an afternoon indulging in some retail therapy.

Where to eat and drink in Santa Cruz?

4 days is a good enough time and you'll have almost 12 different meals to explore the variety of delicacies offered in Santa Cruz. Best bet is to ask your host or a local to guide you to the best food joints.

Best accommodation options for 4 days 3 nights in Santa Cruz

On your 4 day trip to Santa Cruz, you can book a hotel or an bed and breakfast in the neighbourhood of your choice and not necessarily near the airport or the train station. You can also try 2 different accommodations in different areas to get slice of two different locales.

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