Tag Archive: Capitola Village

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Santa Cruz County

With the surf and hiking trails pulling most of Santa Cruz out of bed early, you better believe we locals love our coffee. Whether you want to sit with a meticulously crafted third wave brew or simply refuel with a solid cup of joe, coffee options abound. Yep, we’ve got the place with the green…

Where to Find Santa Cruz’s Best Margaritas

Days are getting warmer, flip-flops are replacing rain boots, and colorful patio umbrellas are being raised all over town. Yep, it’s Margarita season here in Santa Cruz and, with Cinco de Mayo happening this week, we’re craving this zingy, refreshing drink. In Santa Cruz, you can sip the world’s most popular drink poolside, beachfront, or…

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week is Here!

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW), from Wednesday, Oct. 14 through Wednesday, Oct. 21, is an opportunity to partake in some fun, specially designed three-course menus at nearly 40 restaurants across the county. Here are the basics: participating restaurants offer SCRW prix fixe menus (they still offer their regular menus, too). Dinners cost $25 or $35…

Eat & Drink Like a Local in Santa Cruz: Your Guide to the Best Deals

We’ve shared some of our favorite places to grab a drink at Happy Hour in Santa Cruz – but let’s face it, there’s so much more! And this time around, we’re not going to stop at those discounted beers and margaritas. Take a look at these great food and drink specials happening all around town…

Fan Photo of the Week

“Partly Cloudy” never looked so good. Thank you, @ntrujillo66, for showing us what it’s like to #VisitSantaCruz. Explore Capitola Village on your next trip to Santa Cruz! There’s endless beauty to be discovered in Santa Cruz County! Get inspired & explore with us. 📷 Share your views using #VisitSantaCruz or #SantaCruzNow for a chance to be featured!…

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photo was chosen in celebration our #SCWildflowers Instagram Photo Contest happening now! Just look at the beauty being shared in the contest! This is a Capitola “lavender sunrise” submitted by Instagram fan, @zark_appleyard. Enter your Santa Cruz County wildflower photos by using the hashtag, #SCWildflowers, and visit our blog for more contest details…

Fan Photo of the Week

One of our favorite views…a hilltop glimpse of Capitola Village! Thanks Instagram fan, @santacruzpics, for sharing these gorgeous vistas of our beloved Capitola Beach, Wharf & Village. Want more info on Capitola? Take a stroll through the village and plan your next visit! There’s endless beauty to be discovered in Santa Cruz County!  Whether your visiting…

Dining with World-Class Views

With miles of Monterey Bay coastline and monumental redwood forests, you’re never far from an inspiring view in Santa Cruz. It’s what allows us to feature such amazing pics in our weekly Fan Photo series! And nothing pairs better with a view than good food and drink. Here are five spots that deliver all three:…

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photo comes from Instagrammer, @ntrujillo66! Thank you for sharing such a lovely shot of one of our favorite places – Capitola Village! Capitola Village is one of those quintessential spots on any Santa Cruz County itinerary.  When you visit this seaside resort town, be sure to bring your camera and snap a…

A Stroll Through Capitola Village

The quaint seaside village of Capitola began as a humble tent camp along the shore of the Monterey Bay. Camp Capitola, as it was known, welcomed its first guests in 1874 making it the first beach resort in California. A few years later, it premiered a magnificent wood-frame Victorian hotel — Hotel Capitola — that…

Tag Archive: Capitola Village

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Santa Cruz County

With the surf and hiking trails pulling most of Santa Cruz out of bed early, you better believe we locals love our coffee. Whether you want to sit with a meticulously crafted third wave brew or simply refuel with a solid cup of joe, coffee options abound. Yep, we’ve got the place with the green…

Where to Find Santa Cruz’s Best Margaritas

Days are getting warmer, flip-flops are replacing rain boots, and colorful patio umbrellas are being raised all over town. Yep, it’s Margarita season here in Santa Cruz and, with Cinco de Mayo happening this week, we’re craving this zingy, refreshing drink. In Santa Cruz, you can sip the world’s most popular drink poolside, beachfront, or…

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week is Here!

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW), from Wednesday, Oct. 14 through Wednesday, Oct. 21, is an opportunity to partake in some fun, specially designed three-course menus at nearly 40 restaurants across the county. Here are the basics: participating restaurants offer SCRW prix fixe menus (they still offer their regular menus, too). Dinners cost $25 or $35…

Eat & Drink Like a Local in Santa Cruz: Your Guide to the Best Deals

We’ve shared some of our favorite places to grab a drink at Happy Hour in Santa Cruz – but let’s face it, there’s so much more! And this time around, we’re not going to stop at those discounted beers and margaritas. Take a look at these great food and drink specials happening all around town…

Fan Photo of the Week

“Partly Cloudy” never looked so good. Thank you, @ntrujillo66, for showing us what it’s like to #VisitSantaCruz. Explore Capitola Village on your next trip to Santa Cruz! There’s endless beauty to be discovered in Santa Cruz County! Get inspired & explore with us. 📷 Share your views using #VisitSantaCruz or #SantaCruzNow for a chance to be featured!…

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photo was chosen in celebration our #SCWildflowers Instagram Photo Contest happening now! Just look at the beauty being shared in the contest! This is a Capitola “lavender sunrise” submitted by Instagram fan, @zark_appleyard. Enter your Santa Cruz County wildflower photos by using the hashtag, #SCWildflowers, and visit our blog for more contest details…

Fan Photo of the Week

One of our favorite views…a hilltop glimpse of Capitola Village! Thanks Instagram fan, @santacruzpics, for sharing these gorgeous vistas of our beloved Capitola Beach, Wharf & Village. Want more info on Capitola? Take a stroll through the village and plan your next visit! There’s endless beauty to be discovered in Santa Cruz County!  Whether your visiting…

Dining with World-Class Views

With miles of Monterey Bay coastline and monumental redwood forests, you’re never far from an inspiring view in Santa Cruz. It’s what allows us to feature such amazing pics in our weekly Fan Photo series! And nothing pairs better with a view than good food and drink. Here are five spots that deliver all three:…

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photo comes from Instagrammer, @ntrujillo66! Thank you for sharing such a lovely shot of one of our favorite places – Capitola Village! Capitola Village is one of those quintessential spots on any Santa Cruz County itinerary.  When you visit this seaside resort town, be sure to bring your camera and snap a…

A Stroll Through Capitola Village

The quaint seaside village of Capitola began as a humble tent camp along the shore of the Monterey Bay. Camp Capitola, as it was known, welcomed its first guests in 1874 making it the first beach resort in California. A few years later, it premiered a magnificent wood-frame Victorian hotel — Hotel Capitola — that…