Santa Cruz Sidekicks  is a portal into everything local.  A virtual hub that reveals the secrets favored by Santa Cruz locals.  EAT SHOP PLAY STAY EXPLORE & MORE all things local style. Be sure to click on the link down below and enjoy listening  to song entitled Wanderlust by BEST local artist Nick Gallant. Now available on iTunes.  Grab your favorite sidekick and navigate your way as you explore the best of all things local.

Santa Cruz, California has been a favored destination for centuries offering beautiful landscapes like none other. Our coastal community hugs along scenic seascapes nestled against a Redwood Forest. Our natural elements are sure to stir your inner adventurer.

Santa Cruz, California is known as “Surf City.” Our waves are epic drawing in top surfers from around the world during the winter, and year round tourists come from all around the globe to visit Santa Cruz. They come to enjoy our diverse culture, holistic modalities, our art, food, music, wines, and prestigious landscape and historical landmarks of era’s gone by. We locals live to keep those vibes alive, it’s a lifestyle, local style!

Come visit this unique region we call home. Come explore Santa Cruz… build memorable experiences along side your favorite sidekick/s. After all it’s life, we are meant to live it. So enjoy this journey as we encourage you to love life and to create memories that can last a lifetime.

Located South of San Francisco North of Big Sur – Santa Cruz, CA, USA latitude is 36.974117, and the longitude is -122.030792 with GPS coordinates of 36° 58′ 26.8212” N and 122° 1′ 50.8512” W. Elevation is 7 meters height, that is equal to 23 feet and located along the shores of Monterey Bay, a National Sanctuary. The city covers an area of 15.8 square miles (41 km2), of which 12.7 square miles (33 km2) is land, and 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) (19.51%) is water.