||From Highway 17 south toward Santa Cruz
- Take CA-1 N toward CA-9/Half Moon Bay/Boulder Creek
- Keep left to stay on CA-1 N toward Santa Cruz
- Continue by following the directions listed directly below (From the South on Hwy 1)
||From the South on Hwy 1
- Take CA-1 N toward Santa Cruz
- CA-1 N becomes Chestnut St.
- Continue on Chestnut
- Turn left onto Laurel St.
- Take the second right onto Center St.
- At the traffic circle, take the second exit onto Pacific Ave.
- The center is on the right at the intersection of Beach St.
||From the North on Hwy 1
- Take CA-1 S toward Santa Cruz
- Turn right onto Bay St.
- Turn left onto West Cliff Dr.
- Slight right onto Beach St.
- The center is on the left at the intersection of Pacific St.
There are many parking lots in the area.
Limited metered parking is available on the surrounding streets.
||Catch a ride on the trolley!
The trolley is the best way to get back and forth between the exploration center and downtown to avoid traffic and parking hassles.