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The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a classic seaside amusement park. The admission-free attraction features thrill rides like the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster, kiddie rides, games, shops, food, and year-round indoor activities. Admission is...more
Went to SantaCruz in september after the main holiday season had finished. It looked a sad, mostly shut and in need of repair kind of place. I assume it's better in the season but its very much the tourist trap.
This is such a fun place for both kids and adults. You walk along the beautiful beach, passing arcade games, food stops, and then arrive at the terrific amusement park. Be sure to go in season when all the attractions are open. Try the water...More
This is another favorite stop of mine! Go early and get a few tickets, ride a few rides, enjoy the views, grab a bite and a drink. I could easily spend a full day here and hanging out on the beach. It is such a...More
We had limited time but took a quick walk. Need to return to ride the historic and old wooden roller coaster. And also very old carousel. Great photo opps. And during summer there are weekend concerts on the beach. So California cool.
We visited the boardwalk late in the afternoon on a Wednesday after Labor Day. Not a lot of people around. It was daytime and there were a few people on the beach and quite a few volleyball players. Seemed slightly sketchy, but maybe that was...More
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The front of the Big Dipper is smoothest by far plus you get a great view. The rear is the wildest because you get the whip... It should not be too crowded because it close to school starting and parents are shopping. But... More
The front of the Big Dipper is smoothest by far plus you get a great view. The rear is the wildest because you get the whip... It should not be too crowded because it close to school starting and parents are shopping. But even if crowded just have fun.