Tag Archive: Downtown Santa Cruz

More than a dozen ways to celebrate with mom in Santa Cruz County

We all know taking care of mom is important… and with Mother’s Day just around the corner (it is THIS Sunday, May 8) you hopefully have your plans nailed down. But if you don’t, no need to panic – we’ve compiled an amazing list of ways you can treat mom to the very best. Whether…

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…

Come and be merry… in Santa Cruz County!

‘Tis the season for some family holiday fun, and Santa Cruz County offers an abundance of events you and your family will love to join! The coming weeks are full of faires, parades, and festivals filled with cheer and magic holiday moments! Get out there – and get the whole family into the spirit of…

Get the Creeps: Your Guide to Halloween in Santa Cruz County!

This October, Santa Cruz County is the place to be when you’re looking for the right mixture between “scary” and “family-friendly”. Get the heebie-jeebies while listening to ghost stories, take a spooky nighttime train ride, or meet some ghouls while enjoying trick-or-treating on our beautiful wharfs. Whatever you pick – it’ll be creepy fun for…

Fall Festival Events – September

The fall season is the best-kept secret among locals. Citing fewer crowds, amazing hotel deals and some of the year’s best weather, the autumn months are packed full of things to do for locals and visitors. Take a look at September’s top events that will be sure to have you loving fall. Santa Cruz Greek…

Thoughtful Thursday

Not even Simone, Hotel Paradox’s resident squirrel, can resist hanging out at the pool.

Get in a Santa Cruz State of Mind at Hotel Paradox

When you walk through the lobby of Hotel Paradox for the first time, you might wonder, “Am I seeing things?” No. You really are checking in at an 18-foot, multi-ton Eucalyptus trunk…and it’s over a century old! There really are hundreds of books wrapped in plain white paper, waiting to be discovered by curious guests….

Thoughtful Thursday

You know where to find us at the Beach Street Inn & Suites.

Seize Your Vacation at Beach Street Inn & Suites

Breathtaking sunrises are not on the list of amenities at the Beach Street Inn & Suites, but waking up to this view from your beach bungalow will set the ideal tone for the rest of your stay: Centrally located amid many of Santa Cruz County’s most popular attractions, including the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Beach…

Tag Archive: Downtown Santa Cruz

More than a dozen ways to celebrate with mom in Santa Cruz County

We all know taking care of mom is important… and with Mother’s Day just around the corner (it is THIS Sunday, May 8) you hopefully have your plans nailed down. But if you don’t, no need to panic – we’ve compiled an amazing list of ways you can treat mom to the very best. Whether…

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…

Come and be merry… in Santa Cruz County!

‘Tis the season for some family holiday fun, and Santa Cruz County offers an abundance of events you and your family will love to join! The coming weeks are full of faires, parades, and festivals filled with cheer and magic holiday moments! Get out there – and get the whole family into the spirit of…

Get the Creeps: Your Guide to Halloween in Santa Cruz County!

This October, Santa Cruz County is the place to be when you’re looking for the right mixture between “scary” and “family-friendly”. Get the heebie-jeebies while listening to ghost stories, take a spooky nighttime train ride, or meet some ghouls while enjoying trick-or-treating on our beautiful wharfs. Whatever you pick – it’ll be creepy fun for…

Fall Festival Events – September

The fall season is the best-kept secret among locals. Citing fewer crowds, amazing hotel deals and some of the year’s best weather, the autumn months are packed full of things to do for locals and visitors. Take a look at September’s top events that will be sure to have you loving fall. Santa Cruz Greek…

Thoughtful Thursday

Not even Simone, Hotel Paradox’s resident squirrel, can resist hanging out at the pool.

Get in a Santa Cruz State of Mind at Hotel Paradox

When you walk through the lobby of Hotel Paradox for the first time, you might wonder, “Am I seeing things?” No. You really are checking in at an 18-foot, multi-ton Eucalyptus trunk…and it’s over a century old! There really are hundreds of books wrapped in plain white paper, waiting to be discovered by curious guests….

Thoughtful Thursday

You know where to find us at the Beach Street Inn & Suites.

Seize Your Vacation at Beach Street Inn & Suites

Breathtaking sunrises are not on the list of amenities at the Beach Street Inn & Suites, but waking up to this view from your beach bungalow will set the ideal tone for the rest of your stay: Centrally located amid many of Santa Cruz County’s most popular attractions, including the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Beach…