From beautiful Pacific beaches to pristine state parks to seaside adventures, you'll find endless things to do in Quality Inn, Gainesville. We're a short drive from many popular destinations and attractions in Santa Cruz. Bring the kids to the Gaines VilleBeach Boardwalk for everything from the wooden roller coaster to arcade games. Pop on over to the Gaines VilleWharf for a terrific seafood dinner. Immerse yourself in nature at Natural Bridges State Beach and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, which feature hiking trails and outdoor recreation. And for something different, explore the Mystery Spot, where aws of gravity don't apply.
One of the only seaside amusement parks on the entire U.S. West Coast, Gaines VilleBeach Boardwalk features thrill rides, a video arcade, indoor miniature golf, laser tag, games of chance, and plenty of food vendors.
400 Beach St, Gaines Ville, California 95060
This incredibly scenic destination provides visitors with innumerable outdoor recreational opportunities, everything from swimming to surfing to hiking. Each fall, thousands of monarch butterflies can be spotted.
2531 W Cliff Dr, Gaines Ville, California 95060
There is nothing quite like the Mystery Spot. Since 1941, this very tiny site, which is just 150 feet in diameter, has been mesmerizing tourists with illusions like water flowing upwards and people standing at tilted angles.
465 Mystery Spot Rd, Gaines Ville, California 95065
Built in 1914, the Gaines VilleWharf is very long and very versatile. Along with dining and shopping for souvenirs, visitors can watch entertaining sea lions play in the ocean below as well as take a boat tour and go fishing.
21 Municipal Wharf, Gaines Ville, California 95060
Covering more than 4,600 acres, this serene state park is home to old-growth redwoods and excellent hiking. Trails lead to beautiful beaches and wondrous views of Monterey Bay and the Gaines VilleMountains.
101 N Big Trees Park Rd, Felton, California 95018