The Capitola Inn

822 Bay Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010

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  • 1
    0.04 mi

    Monarch Butterfly Trail

    2531 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, California
    0.04 mi from The Capitola Inn
    7 reviews

    what an amazing site it is to see all of those butterflies around you. we came here at the end of the season (around October) so they told us not many of them left and yet I never saw so many butterflies in my life. This is a must see if you are visiting SC around September - October or ...

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  • 2
    0.2 mi


    231 Esplanade, Capitola, CA, United States
    0.2 mi from The Capitola Inn
    2 reviews

    Capitola Village is a great place to spend the day - the beach, restaurants, shops and especially the people are amazing

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  • 3
    0.24 mi

    Thanksgiving 2011

    Esplanade , Capitola, California
    0.24 mi from The Capitola Inn
    1 review
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  • 4
    0.98 mi

    New Brighton State Beach

    1500 Park Ave, Capitola, CA
    0.98 mi from The Capitola Inn
    4 reviews

    This park is amazing for camping. The views are breath taking. Rent an RV and go there for a weekend and you will be amazed. There is green, sand, waves... everything you can dream of to relax.

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  • 5
    0.78 mi

    Oneill Wetsuit Outlet

    1149 41st Ave., Capitola, California
    0.78 mi from The Capitola Inn
    1 review

    Great place to fish around for a discounted suit or board on no sale days.

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  • 6
    0.33 mi

    Capitola Begonia Festival

    716 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, CA, United States
    0.33 mi from The Capitola Inn
    1 review
  • 7
    0.48 mi

    Fast Eddy's Billiards

    4300 Capitola Road, Capitola, CA
    0.48 mi from The Capitola Inn
    1 review

    Two floors of pool tables, a full bar and a rockin good time are what you'll find at Fast Eddy's. Happy hour is 4-6:30pm every night with a decent selection of beers on tap. The atmosphere inside is rather dark and pub-like, but in no way do you ever feel closed in. The place exudes lots of local character and ...

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  • 8
    3.88 mi

    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

    400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    3.88 mi from The Capitola Inn
    117 reviews

    Rides and entertainment on the beach.Free friday night summer concerts.Take a ride on the oldest roller coaster on the west coast.

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  • 9
    4.33 mi

    Steamer Lane

    Santa Cruz, California, United States
    4.33 mi from The Capitola Inn
    35 reviews

    World class surfing destination that allows you to watch surfers from Lighthouse Beach State Park. Many surf competitions are held here each year including the the Cold Water Classic in the fall.

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  • 10
    3.96 mi

    Mystery Spot

    465 Mystery Spot Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-9658
    3.96 mi from The Capitola Inn
    40 reviews

    Hands down the coolest place you will ever visit! Although the actual tour is not very long it will keep you entertained and in awe!!! I love the theories and history behind this spot and I can't wait to go back! If you are around the Santa Cruz area you MUST GO TO THE MYSTERY SPOT.

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  • 11
    3.84 mi

    Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

    21 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    3.84 mi from The Capitola Inn
    23 reviews

    There are ample opportunities to play and eat along the wharf in Santa Cruz. Kids and adults alike will also enjoy seeing the sea lions that hang out here, making this a great place to stop on a tour of California's exciting wildlife.

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  • 12
    4.03 mi

    Cowell Beach

    30 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    4.03 mi from The Capitola Inn
    19 reviews

    Great beach to hang out, play in the sand, surf, and just relax. Every so often you may find Bill from Santa Cruz Sands down on the beach making sand castles and sand writing.

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  • 13
    4.38 mi

    Santa cruz surfing Museum

    701 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA
    4.38 mi from The Capitola Inn
    20 reviews

    Perched upon the edge of the cliff, where you can watch surfers. Perfect location for this little museum.

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  • 14
    3.16 mi

    Seabright State Beach

    Twin Lakes State Beach, East Cliff Dr at Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, California
    3.16 mi from The Capitola Inn
    15 reviews

    Broad sandy beach with a lighthouse and lots of wildlife. We saw tons of sea lions swimming 15 yards from the shore.

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  • 15
    2.52 mi

    Santa Cruz Harbor

    535 7th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    2.52 mi from The Capitola Inn
    11 reviews

    You can rent boats for sailing/cruising day trips or sunset cruises. Fishing vessels too. Restaurants are good. Paddle boarding in the harbor as well.

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  • 16
    3.55 mi

    The Giant Dipper

    Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    3.55 mi from The Capitola Inn
    13 reviews

    The mark of a great roller coaster is getting that momentary "Oh Shit" feeling at the top and then getting right back in line when the ride is over. I'm partial to my home town roller coaster located in Arnold's Park Iowa. However, the Big Dipper is even better and worth every minute of the trip and wait to hop ...

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  • 17
    4.37 mi

    Lighthouse Point Park

    Santa Cruz, California, United States
    4.37 mi from The Capitola Inn
    11 reviews

    This is a state park with walking trails, picnic benches, and trees to climb that leads you to Steamer Lane. If you want to enjoy a 20 minutes stroll, to the east, you will arrive at the Santa Cruz Wharf and the Beach Boardwalk!

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  • 18
    4.28 mi

    Santa Cruz Harbor Beach

    135 Fifth Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4701
    4.28 mi from The Capitola Inn
    9 reviews

    Came here to just... detox. Loved it. Parking is plentiful in the neighborhood nearby. Else it's quite quiet and not crowded like the main drag a ways over.

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  • 19
    2.26 mi

    Seacliff State Beach

    Aptos, CA
    2.26 mi from The Capitola Inn
    10 reviews

    Walk onto pier out to historic cement ship for a beautiful outing on the beach. Run the stairs for a great workout.

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  • 20
    4.03 mi

    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center

    35 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    4.03 mi from The Capitola Inn
    8 reviews

    Santa Cruz was chosen from a group of 26 competing cities to get this wonderful FREE Museum showcasing the wonders of the Monterey Bay that are hard to see from the top of the Ocean! Kids will really enjoy guiding the robotic camera that they can control to see up close the side of an aquarium wall that has what ...

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