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Fun place to run

Have run here with our daughter and on my own several times while visiting. Breathtaking views. Fun to watch the many surfers in the water and tourists on the walkway.

Reviewed 3 days ago
drdave822
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Buffalo, NY
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Buffalo, NY
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have run here with our daughter and on my own several times while visiting. Breathtaking views. Fun to watch the many surfers in the water and tourists on the walkway.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we had been visiting santa cruz beach boardwalk and wharf for more than 10 years, but never really knew about west cliff drive until last week. really glad we decided to talk a walk along this drive after seeing the recommendations on trip advisor. beautiful lookout points and surfing history along the way. would definitely make this a staple of... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views down on the front ofSanta Cruz. A great coastline with parking all the way along so you can walk along and take in the views. Would recommend the walk and the views

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an easy bike ride from the bike rental shop on Pacific and Front Street to the Natural Bridge State Park. You see surfers, wildlife, lighthouse, rock formations, beach areas, etc.

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Santa Cruz, California
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice calming stroll along west cliff drive offers views of the monterey bay and the boardwalk. Flat and paved, its perfect for runners, bikers, strollers, wheelchairs - people of all mobilities!

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Thank ms mama l
Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can walk, ride your bicycle, jog or meander in your vehicle for spectacular views. It's a wonderful place and sometimes you can even see whales!

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Thank Ken K
Northern Utah
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well done! Great views! Well worth the time if u are in the area. Stop by the surf museum as they have a good look out area.

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Thank Westersolar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Cliff Drive is such a great walk , bike, skate or if you have to- drive this beautiful stretch of coast on the Westside of town. Can be very crowded in the seasons but it's something to behold the beauty , power of the waves in the Monterey Bay crashing against the rocks. If you are fortunate you can... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove up to lighthouse point just as the sun was beginning to set. So peaceful and beautiful. Loved watching the surfers too. Very relaxing. Wish we had left more time to cover more of it!

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Lees Summit, Mo
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296 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,291 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great drive with lots of places nearby to take a long walk. Great views of the Pacific Ocean and great sunsets.

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