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Explore Santa Cruz: Things to Do While Your Dog is at Heritage Kennel

Make the most of your time in Santa Cruz while your dog is being cared for at Heritage Kennel. Discover the best activities and attractions the city has to offer and come back to a happy and well-rested pet.

women hiking in Santa Cruz California
We have lots of great hiking routes just minutes from Heritage Kennel!

Leaving your dog at Heritage Kennel, Santa Cruz's premier dog boarding facility, doesn't have to mean sacrificing your own fun and adventure. While your furry friend is being well taken care of, you can take advantage of all the exciting things the city has to offer.

Here are some of our top recommendations for things to do in Santa Cruz while your dog is at Heritage Kennel:

  1. Visit the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: This classic seaside amusement park offers a variety of rides, games, and food options for visitors of all ages. Plus, it's just a short drive from Heritage Kennel.

  2. Take a hike in the redwoods: The Santa Cruz Mountains are home to some of the most beautiful redwood groves in the world. Take a hike among the towering trees and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

  3. Check out the surf scene: Santa Cruz is known for its world-class surf, and there are plenty of surf schools and rental shops where you can catch a wave or take a lesson.

  4. Explore the Santa Cruz Wharf: Take a stroll along the wharf and admire the views of the ocean and the coast. Visit the sea lions, have some fresh seafood, and shop for souvenirs.

  5. Visit the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History: Learn about the natural history of Santa Cruz, from the Ohlone people to the marine life.

At Heritage Kennel, we understand that your dog is an important part of your family, and we are dedicated to providing the best care and experience for them while they stay with us. Meanwhile, you can enjoy all the activities and attractions that Santa Cruz has to offer, knowing that your dog is in safe hands.



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