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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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Downtown is pedestrian friendly. There are some bicycle and pedestrian paths along the creeks, rivers, and sloughs around Watsonville as well and some limited bus service. Taxi's are available throughout the area by phone. Watsonville airport also provides small craft access.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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*Beaches
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*Mountains
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*Pajaro River
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*Pinto Lake
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*Mount Madonna
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*Auto races at '''Ocean Speedway''' [http://oceanspeedway.com/].\
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*Annual '''Airshow''' at Watsonville Municipal Airport [http://www.watsonvilleairshow.org/flyin/index.php].
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*Annual '''Strawberry Festival''' [http://www.mbsf.com/].
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*Santa Cruz County '''Fairgrounds'''.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*Surfing
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*Beach Condo Rentals
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*Beach Camping
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*Boating, Picnicing, RV park, volleyball, fishing, and bird watching at '''Pinto Lake''' [http://www.pintolake.com/].
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*Hiking, camping, archery, and equestrian trails are offered at nearby '''Mount Madonna''' County Park [http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/parks/parksarticle?path=/v7/Parks%20and%20Recreation,%20Department%20of%20%28DEP%29/Find%20a%20Park&contentId=b9f18a77d9784010VgnVCMP230004adc4a92____&cpsextcurrchannel=1].
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*Enjoy the '''Watsonville Wetlands''' by foot or bicycle [http://wetlandsofwatsonville.org/].
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*Explore by foot or kayak the unique estuary environment of '''Elkhorn Slough''' (pronounced "slew"), 1700 Elkhorn Rd, Watsonville (near Moss Landing, south of Watsonville itself), [http://www.elkhornslough.org].
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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*'''Target''', 1415 Main St.
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*'''Gilroy Outlets''', Nearby town of Gilroy, multiple addresses.
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*'''J & S Surplus & Outdoor Store''', Nearby town of Moss Landing, 1956 Hwy 1.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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*'''Miyuki Sushi''', 452 E Lake Ave.
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*'''Red Apple Cafe''', 589 Auto Center Drive.
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*'''Cafe Ella''', 734 E Lake Ave.
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*'''Roger's Diner''', 11 Green Valley Rd.
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*'''Cassidy's Pizza''', 1400 Freedom Blvd.
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*'''Cilantros Mexican''', 1934 Main St.
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*'''Real Colima''', 1101 E Lake Ave.
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*'''La Esperanza Mexican Seafood''', 400 E Lake Ave.
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*'''Norma's Family Restaurant''', 707 Freedom Boulevard.
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*'''El Patio Grocery Deli''', 312 Playa Blvd.
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*'''Applebees''', 1105 Green Valley Rd.
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*'''Wingstop''', 1998 Freedom Blvd.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*'''The Villager''', 1032 E Lake Ave.
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*'''The Wooden Nickle''', 1819 Freedom Boulevard.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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*<sleep name="KOA Campgrounds" alt="" address="1186 San Andreas Rd" directions=:"" phone="+1 831 722-0551" url="www.koa.com/where/ca/05113/"></sleep>
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*<sleep name="Pinto Lake RV Camping" alt="" address="451 Green Valley Road" directions=:"" phone="(831) 722-8129" url="www.pintolake.com/"></sleep>
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*<sleep name="Mount Madonna Campgrounds and Yurts" alt="" address="7850 Pole Line Rd" directions=:"" phone="(408)355-2201" url="http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/parks/parksarticle?path=/v7/Parks%20and%20Recreation,%20Department%20of%20%28DEP%29/Find%20a%20Park&contentId=b9f18a77d9784010VgnVCMP230004adc4a92____&cpsextcurrchannel=1"></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Pajaro Dunes Beach Condos" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-7400" email="info@pajarodunes.com" tollfree="+1 800 564-1771" fax="+1 831 728-7444" url="http://www.pajarodunes.com/index.html"></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Best Western Rose Garden Inn" alt="" address="740 Freedom Boulevard" directions="" phone="+1 831 724-3367" email="" tollfree="+1 888 685-5760" fax="+1 831 761-1785" url="http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=05426" price=""></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Best Western Rose Garden Inn" alt="" address="740 Freedom Boulevard" directions="" phone="+1 831 724-3367" email="" tollfree="+1 888 685-5760" fax="+1 831 761-1785" url="http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=05426" price=""></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites" alt="" address="1855 Main St." directions="" phone="+1 831 728-3600" email="" fax="" url="http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hd/wtvll" price=""></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites" alt="" address="1855 Main St." directions="" phone="+1 831 728-3600" email="" fax="" url="http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hd/wtvll" price=""></sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Comfort Inn Watsonville" alt="" address="112 Airport Blvd" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-2300" url="http://www.watsonvillelodging.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Free internet.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Comfort Inn Watsonville" alt="" address="112 Airport Blvd" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-2300" url="http://www.watsonvillelodging.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Free internet.</sleep>
* <sleep name="Pajaro Dunes" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-7400" email="info@pajarodunes.com" tollfree="+1 800 564-1771" fax="+1 831 728-7444" url="http://www.pajarodunes.com/index.html"></sleep>
 
 
 
* <sleep name="Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area" alt="" address="125 Silver Leaf Drive" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-4144" email="" fax="+1 831 722-1173" url="http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.asp?MotelId=0524" price=""></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area" alt="" address="125 Silver Leaf Drive" directions="" phone="+1 831 728-4144" email="" fax="+1 831 722-1173" url="http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.asp?MotelId=0524" price=""></sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Red Roof Inn Watsonville" alt="" address="1620 W. Beach St" directions="" phone="800.843.7663" url="http://www.watsonvilleredroofinn.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Red Roof Inn Watsonville" alt="" address="1620 W. Beach St" directions="" phone="800.843.7663" url="http://www.watsonvilleredroofinn.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:06, 23 February 2012

Watsonville is a city in Santa Cruz County in California in the Monterey Bay Area.


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Get around[edit]

Downtown is pedestrian friendly. There are some bicycle and pedestrian paths along the creeks, rivers, and sloughs around Watsonville as well and some limited bus service. Taxi's are available throughout the area by phone. Watsonville airport also provides small craft access.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Beaches
  • Mountains
  • Pajaro River
  • Pinto Lake
  • Mount Madonna
  • Auto races at Ocean Speedway [1].\
  • Annual Airshow at Watsonville Municipal Airport [2].
  • Annual Strawberry Festival [3].
  • Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Surfing
  • Beach Condo Rentals
  • Beach Camping
  • Boating, Picnicing, RV park, volleyball, fishing, and bird watching at Pinto Lake [4].
  • Hiking, camping, archery, and equestrian trails are offered at nearby Mount Madonna County Park [5].
  • Enjoy the Watsonville Wetlands by foot or bicycle [6].
  • Explore by foot or kayak the unique estuary environment of Elkhorn Slough (pronounced "slew"), 1700 Elkhorn Rd, Watsonville (near Moss Landing, south of Watsonville itself), [7].

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Target, 1415 Main St.
  • Gilroy Outlets, Nearby town of Gilroy, multiple addresses.
  • J & S Surplus & Outdoor Store, Nearby town of Moss Landing, 1956 Hwy 1.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Miyuki Sushi, 452 E Lake Ave.
  • Red Apple Cafe, 589 Auto Center Drive.
  • Cafe Ella, 734 E Lake Ave.
  • Roger's Diner, 11 Green Valley Rd.
  • Cassidy's Pizza, 1400 Freedom Blvd.
  • Cilantros Mexican, 1934 Main St.
  • Real Colima, 1101 E Lake Ave.
  • La Esperanza Mexican Seafood, 400 E Lake Ave.
  • Norma's Family Restaurant, 707 Freedom Boulevard.
  • El Patio Grocery Deli, 312 Playa Blvd.
  • Applebees, 1105 Green Valley Rd.
  • Wingstop, 1998 Freedom Blvd.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The Villager, 1032 E Lake Ave.
  • The Wooden Nickle, 1819 Freedom Boulevard.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • KOA Campgrounds, 1186 San Andreas Rd, +1 831 722-0551, [8].  edit
  • Pinto Lake RV Camping, 451 Green Valley Road, (831) 722-8129, [9].  edit
  • Mount Madonna Campgrounds and Yurts, 7850 Pole Line Rd, (408)355-2201, [10].  edit
  • Pajaro Dunes Beach Condos, +1 831 728-7400 (toll free: +1 800 564-1771, , fax: +1 831 728-7444), [11].  edit
  • Best Western Rose Garden Inn, 740 Freedom Boulevard, +1 831 724-3367 (toll free: +1 888 685-5760, fax: +1 831 761-1785), [12].  edit
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1855 Main St., +1 831 728-3600, [13].  edit
  • Comfort Inn Watsonville, 112 Airport Blvd, +1 831 728-2300, [14]. Free internet.  edit
  • Motel 6 Watsonville - Monterey Area, 125 Silver Leaf Drive, +1 831 728-4144 (fax: +1 831 722-1173), [15].  edit
  • Red Roof Inn Watsonville, 1620 W. Beach St, 800.843.7663, [16].  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Watsonville
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