Many of Monterey’s most popular attractions are located near to Capitola, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Capitola Historical Museum and the ever-popular Capitola Beach. Also, well worth the effort are Capitola Wharf and The Hook.
Monterey is famous throughout the world as home to the legendary the Monterey Bay Aquarium. This popular attraction is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most popular places to visit in the heart of Monterey that is worth visiting.
Savvy travelers in Capitola, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. Spend a quiet afternoon browsing the exhibits at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History in Santa Cruz.
When it’s time escape the city, head to the nearby outdoor areas. Discover the attractive stretches of coastline nearby such as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, the Seacliff State Beach in Aptos and the Rio Del Mar Beach.
A great way to experience the great outdoors is to head for the greens at the area’s challenging courses like the DeLaveaga Golf Course in Santa Cruz.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself around Capitola is simple. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the Torch Lite Inn, Santa Cruz, the Hotel Paradox, Santa Cruz, and the popular Days Inn and Suites Santa Cruz.