22 days in Santa Cruz & Atlanta Itinerary

22 days in Santa Cruz & Atlanta Itinerary

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Santa Cruz
— 9 nights
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Atlanta
— 12 nights

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Cruz: Monterey (The Cannery Row Monument, Monterey Bay Aquarium, &more), Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, &more) and Carmel (Carmel River State Beach, Point Lobos, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at UCSC Arboretum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waddell Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Cruz Harbor Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder.

San Francisco to Santa Cruz is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Atlanta.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Felton
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Boat Tours & Water Sports

12
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown), Humble Pie Boutique (in Blue Ridge) and Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Cruz to Atlanta takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Cruz in July: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 89°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Atlanta Range and Ordnance, Booth Western Art Museum, Arches Brewing, Six Flags Over Georgia, The Blankets Creek Trail System
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
River Rafting & Tubing

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