Guest Accommodations

Mission Inn
831-425-5455

$108 - 139/night. 8 miles from venue.

Comfort Inn
110 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-426-2664

$116 - 133/night. 6.5 miles from venue.

Seaway Inn
176 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-471-9004

$120 - 180/night. 8 miles from venue; right across from the beach.

Pacific Blue Inn
636 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-600-8880

$155 - 195/night. 7.5 miles from venue. Walking distance to downtown Santa Cruz.

Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
6001 La Madrona Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-430-3220

$219 - 229/night. 4.5 miles from venue. AAA discount available.

Sea and Sand Inn
201 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-427-3400

$159 - 289/night. Ocean view. 8 miles from venue.

Best Western Inn
126 Plymouth St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-425-4717

$99-137; AAA discount. 6 miles from venue.

Hampton Inn Santa Cruz
1505 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
831-425-4717

$148-189/night; AAA discount. 6 miles from venue.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Cruz
1410 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
877-859-5095

$114 - 140/night. 6 miles from venue.

Fern River Resort
5250 Hwy 9, Felton, CA 95018, USA
831-335-4412

$92 - 224/night 2 miles from venue; cabins, some with kitchens, outdoor games, BBQ.

Extended Stay America San Jose - Edenvale - North
6199 San Ignacio Ave, San Jose, CA, US

Located in San Jose, 35 miles from venue.

Travel and Transportation

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
1701 Airport Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110, USA

San Jose International Airport is the closest airport to Felton; approximately 30 miles away (1 hour drive depending on traffic).

San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco, CA 94128, USA

San Francisco International Airport is approximately 60 miles away from Felton.

Directions to Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road Felton, California 95018

Directions from the North (San Jose, East Bay, Peninsula, San Francisco, Marin, Sacramento, points north):Take State Route 1, U.S. 101, or Interstates 280, 680 or 880 south to I-880/SR-17. Continue southwest on I-880/SR-17 to Scotts Valley. Get off at Exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd. and drive northwest 3.5 miles to Felton. Mt. Hermon Road ends at Graham Hill Road. Turn left on Graham Hill Road and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (on right).

Directions from the South (Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Monterey, Carmel, Salinas, King City, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, points south):Take State Route 1 north to Santa Cruz. Take SR-17 from Santa Cruz northeast to Scotts Valley. Get off at Exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd. and drive 3.5 miles northwest to Felton. Mt. Hermon Road ends at Graham Hill Road. Turn left on Graham Hill Road and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (on right).

Directions from the East (Stockton, Modesto, points east):Take State Route 580 west to Interstate 880. Turn south on I-880. I-880 becomes SR-17 in Los Gatos. Continue on SR-17 to Scotts Valley. Get off at Exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd. and drive northwest 3.5 miles to Felton. Mt. Hermon Road ends at Graham Hill Road. Turn left on Graham Hill Road and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (on right).

Directions from the Southeast (San Juan Bautista, Hollister, Gilroy, Modesto, Merced, Fresno, Bakersfield, Los Angeles):Take Interstate 5 to State Route 152 (near Gilroy). Drive west on SR-152 to SR-1, then north on SR-1 to Santa Cruz. Take SR-17 from Santa Cruz northeast to Scotts Valley. Get off at Exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd. and drive 3.5 miles northwest to Felton. Mt. Hermon Road ends at Graham Hill Road. Turn left on Graham Hill Road and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (on right).

Riding with Uber

We would recommend scheduling an Uber in advance, as there may not be many cars available around the venue location in the evening.

Things to Do

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a classic seaside amusement park located along a beautiful sandy beach in a friendly beach town.

The Boardwalk features more than 40 rides and attractions including two National Historic Landmarks: the world-famous 1924 Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster and the beautiful 1911 Looff Carousel, plus many scream-inducing thrill rides, gentle kiddie rides, casual restaurants, gift shops, games, indoor arcades, and miniature golf.

Top 5 Hikes

Santa Cruz County is home to rugged coastline, majestic redwoods, and trails to secret beaches making it the premier destination for your next hiking adventure!

Top Mountain Biking Trails

While surfing may have first put Santa Cruz on the map, there’s a landlocked sport that’s been gaining traction and attracting international attention over the last couple decades. The epicenter of mountain biking sits right here in “Surf City” with year-round riding conditions and world-class trails just minutes from your home or hotel room.

Wine Tasting

The Santa Cruz Mountains are known for their exceptional wines. The small production vineyards, the passionate, and often present, vintners, and the area's varying climate give the region a truly unique tasting experience.

Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940, USA

Discover the remarkable marine life in Monterey's bay without getting wet, at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Dedicated to innovative exhibits, cutting edge marine research and ocean conservation leadership, the Monterey Bay Aquarium sets the standard for excellence around the world because of its immersive exhibits and ability to present marine life on a truly grand scale.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA

Whether you have a day — or two or three — Carmel-by-the-Sea will reward you with some of the world's finest scenery, historic sites, art galleries, restaurants, and boutique shops. On foot, by car, or both, there's no lack of things to do.