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Santa Cruz is known as one of the surfing capitals of the United States thanks to its beaches whose waves have become famous worldwide. One of the most important places to visit in Santa Cruz is the Surfing Museum. This museum is located next to the city's lighthouse and features original items from well-known surfers such as Harry Mayo. 

Remember that there is more to Santa Cruz activities than surfing. Be sure to visit the Monterey Bay Marine Reserve, where you can see marine animals such as whales, otters, seals, and sea lions, or the Aquarium of Monterey Bay, where you can see and learn about seaweed, reefs, full-sized sharks, penguins, octopus, and jellyfish. It's truly one of the most spectacular things to do in Santa Cruz. Another one of the many attractions in Santa Cruz is the Natural Bridges State Park. It's famous for its natural bridge of rock from which you can contemplate the vastness of the ocean. 

As for more stuff to do in Santa Cruz, you can attend the Shakespeare festival, which takes place on the campus of the University of California where works by the English author are presented. You can also visit the Beach Boardwalk amusement park, one of the most important things to see in Santa Cruz. There are also lots of sports you can play if you're still looking for what to do in Santa Cruz. Look for more Santa Cruz attractions and activities today and expand your expectations! You can read all about it on minube.
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