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January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018: Winter Sunset in Santa Cruz

We've told you a time or two, winter sunsets in Santa Cruz are pretty amazing. Vibrant colors and crazy clouds can make you question that #nofilter hashtag's legitimacy. But take it from us, winter is really this good! Take a peek at tonight's epic sunset from around the county!

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December 28, 2017

Fan Favorites: Best of 2017

2017 is wrapping up and we’re taking a look back to see what our fans loved most on our Facebook and Instagram feeds. Sure, beach photos are always a hit, but we wanted to see what else our fans loved about Santa Cruz County. Take a look below for some of the Best of the Best of 2017 based on fan likes, comments, and shares. Enjoy the gallery and rest assured that we will keep providing more of this wildly beautiful, adventurous, and inspiring Santa Cruz content in 2018! And don't forget to keep tagging #VisitSantaCruz in your posts!

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December 15, 2017

Put a Spring in Your Step with These Santa Cruz Strolls

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Thanks to an enviable setting between redwood-filled mountains and the wondrous Monterey Bay, one of the most rewarding activities in Santa Cruz County is simply strolling its scenic landscape. Whether you’re seeking a post-brunch dawdle or pre-sunset stride, you’ll discover many pleasing pathways throughout the region—nearly all stroller and wheelchair accessible. So ditch the car, lace up the tennies, and walk, don’t run to the following picturesque spots!

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November 27, 2017

Top Spots to Tide Pool in Santa Cruz County

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Not all of Santa Cruz’s colorful characters are found at the Boardwalk. Explore Santa Cruz County shores, and you’ll delight in rocky tide pools teeming with unique sea creatures that wouldn’t be out of place in a Dr. Suess book. Tide pooling is a great way to experience the wondrous marine life in Monterey Bay, no scuba tanks required! With something new to discover every visit, the following seaside spots will keep you happy as a clam.

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October 08, 2017

Exploring Pleasure Point

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With colorful surf shops, charming beach cottages, and a shoreline teeming with surfers and beachgoers, Pleasure Point is the kind of quintessential beach community that enlivens Hollywood movies and lures envious tourists to California’s sunny shores. Situated on Santa Cruz’s east end, this seaside neighborhood is one of the most vibrant surf destinations along the California coast. The easy going ‘hood earned its hedonistic name from Prohibition-era shenanigans, but you’d swear it’s because spending a day here is such a joy, no surfboard required!

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