Local Attractions

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is famous for it’s beaches and surfing culture, coupling a family oriented experience which provides something for everyone. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is great for kids to have fun and enjoy the ‘beach lifestyle’.

Roaring Camp Railroad

Roaring Camp is nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the Town of Felton, California. Located just six miles up the hill from Santa Cruz lies a re-creation of an 1880’s logging town, operating trains every day of the year except for Christmas Day. Roaring Camp is a heritage railway with authentic 1880’s steam locomotives operating on our Redwood Forest Steam Train excursion and 1920’s era Beach Trains to Santa Cruz.



Town activities and sights


County wide activities

Monterey Bay

Monterey is one of the most beautiful destinations in California and only a short drive from Valley View Inn. Golf, Dining, the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, Shopping and a general leisurely pace await you in Monterey.

San Francisco

The official visitors site of San Francisco is a good place to start your search for what is happening in the city and the multitude of attractions that await your arrival.

San Jose

San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley, is a diverse cultural city which offers visitors the opportunity to visit museums, concerts, shopping and entertainment centers. The official San Jose cultural tourisim board is a valuable resource for visitors.