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March 20, 2017

Sail Away: Wednesday Night Regattas

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Santa Cruz is world-renowned for its surfing, but there’s another local water sport that boasts a similarly rich legacy and devoted following. Peer out over the Monterey Bay and you’ll see that sailboats dot the waves nearly as frequently as surfboards. Like other sailing communities throughout the nation, Santa Cruz hosts a weekly fun and informal regatta that trades trophies for bragging rights and seriousness for six-packs.

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March 13, 2017

This Was #MyWeekendInSantaCruz

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This weekend marked the officially, unofficial 'we're only wearing flip flops on Saturdays and Sundays, I only eat al fresco at restaurants' time of year in Santa Cruz County. The weather was perfect, the sun now feels like it's shining longer upon us, and everyone around town had that relaxed summertime feeling. Check out some of the best weekend views with this edition of #MyWeekendInSantaCruz.

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March 06, 2017

#MyWeekendInSantaCruz

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It's time for another edition of #MyWeekendInSantaCruz! The weather was a bit nutty this weekend, but it made for a gorgeous and memorable couple of days! See some of the fun and get inspired so you can say, “this is my weekend in Santa Cruz!”

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February 01, 2017

Where to Catch the Best Winter Sunsets

Photo by Instagram, @eressler

It’s a scientific fact that sunsets are simply better in the winter. The colors are more vivid, the clouds sweep dramatically overhead like a painter’s bold brushstrokes, and in Santa Cruz where the ocean faces south, the bright yellow orb’s descent beneath the horizon is finally visible from almost any beach in the county. Even if it means skipping out on work early (although you didn’t hear that from us), winter sunsets are just too good to miss.

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December 30, 2016

Fan Choice: Best of the Best 2016

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2016 is wrapping up and we’re taking a look back to see what our fans loved most on our Facebook and Instagram feeds. Sure, we figured beach photos were a hit (and they were), 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 2016 based on fan likes, comments, and shares. Enjoy this gorgeous gallery and rest assured that we will keep providing more of this wildly beautiful, adventurous, and inspiring Santa Cruz content for 2017!  

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