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Best things to do in Felton

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

State / Provincial Park
“For the outdoor enthusiasts it's a great day trip to see the magnificent historic redwoods as well as hiking to the top for a gorgeous view of the Monterey Bay. Then you can ride the train down to Santa Cruz boardwalk and back. It's a nice treat for children or adults. ”
133 locals recommend
Park
“Historic area with fun old town feel. You can ride the train down to the ocean/boardwalk and back. You can also access Henry Cowell park for some amazing hikes. ”
74 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“nice, casual dining in a historic home. They have very good housemade ketchup. Good beer selection.”
41 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“It's only 20 min drive to see some big redwood trees. I recommend the Redwood Grove Loop, it's short, sweet, easy and worth the outing to see the redwoods if you aren't going to see some elsewhere on your trip.”
21 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Great organic and locally sourced produce as well as fresh made sandwiches and other prepared foods.”
22 locals recommend
Trail
“Part of Henry Cowell state park but you don't have to pay the entrance fee here. ”
13 locals recommend
Café
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“Great little local scene cafe with comfortable seating area and free wifi. Great coffee and loose leaf teas, too. But be warned about "Larry's Famous Chai"-- it's overloaded with cinnamon and not very chai-like, in my opinion. Do be sure to check out the local artworks and locally made jewelry and gifts. ”
10 locals recommend
Spiritual Center
“Unlock your inner child and scale the trees 80ft above the ground. Not suitable for children, weight and height restrictions. Must reserve in advance.”
14 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“ Farm-to-table selections ranging from fresh sustainable seafood to the finest hand-selected grass-fed beef and wonderful vegetarian dishes. There is full salad bar and gluten-free options, expanded cocktail menu. Recently opened and a FABULOUS addition to the San Lorenzo Valley. Be sure to check out the floor show schedule on the Web page. There is a great dance floor and a place to make wonderful memories.”
15 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Smaller then most Safeway's these days, but still has everything you'd need. Open 24 hrs.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Food with fun outside dining in the Redwoods. You have to try the Pig Wings.”
9 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing hikes and view at top of Observatory Deck of the Monterey Bay is a must do. Also, go inside the Fremont Redwood tree, yes I said, go inside the tree! ”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“A free little museum with friendly curator - a fun place to spend some time if you are fascinated with Bigfoot. ”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really wonderful pizzas, but they make them to order so it can take a while. We call ahead even when we're eating in!”
9 locals recommend
Food
“Beautiful tasting room with delicious organic wines. There are many wineries in the Santa Cruz mountains to visit!”
8 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Just outside Scotts Valley on the the way to Felton. Great breakfast, nice seating outside deck. Worth the little drive.”
5 locals recommend