USA TODAY Names Top U.S. Boardwalks

SANTA CRUZ, CA  (April 27, 2016) —  An expert panel from USA TODAY recently selected the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk as a finalist for Best Boardwalk in the USA along with 19 other boardwalks from around the country. The impressive list of contenders includes big names such as Coney Island, Atlantic City, Venice Beach, and the Santa Monica Pier.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has won numerous awards over the years, including Best Seaside Park. But this is the first time the public holds the power to place the Boardwalk on top of the list of the greatest boardwalks in the country.
The public can vote for their favorite Boardwalk online every day, now through May 23. Look for a link at, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s Facebook page, or
The Top 10 Boardwalks in the USA will be announced on May 27.