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January 10, 2017

FOR RELEASE: VISIT SANTA CRUZ COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2017 OFFICIAL TRAVELER’S GUIDE

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA— Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) announces the publication of the 2017 Official Santa Cruz County Traveler’s Guide.  The annual publication features stories, enhanced area maps, and dining and lodging listings highlighting the amenities offered by various restaurants, hotels, bed and breakfast inns, vacation rentals, campgrounds and other property choices.  A free copy of the guide can be ordered online at www.visitsantacruz.org, by calling 800.833.3494 or by stopping by the year-around visitor center at 303 Water Street in Santa Cruz.

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December 15, 2016

FOR RELEASE: VISIT SANTA CRUZ COUNTY ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR BOARD SEATS

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA—Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors.   

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November 23, 2016

FOR RELEASE: WILDLIFE WATCHING SEASON KICKS OFF WITH SANTA CRUZ COUNTY HOTEL SPECIALS IN SECOND ANNUAL WINTER PROMOTION

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA – The winter season marks the start of the wildlife watching season on the California coast.  Citing fewer crowds, amazing hotel deals and some of the most spectacular natural activity in Santa Cruz County, the winter months bring with them opportunities to see wildlife come alive.  From the majestic migration of whales, wintering monarch butterflies, guided tours of an elephant seal breeding ground, and seasonal activity of a variety of birds, there is plenty to see this December and January for enthusiastic nature lovers.  Now it’s easier than ever to plan a winter wildlife watching getaway in Santa Cruz County.

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November 09, 2016

FOR RELEASE: VISIT SANTA CRUZ COUNTY DEBUTS NEW RESPONSIVE WEBSITE DESIGN

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA –  Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) has launched a new website, redesigning its online content at www.visitsantacruz.org to reflect an evolving Let’s Cruz brand while enhancing the visitor experience online.  The new design enables visitors to the site to have information easily accessible via mobile devices, like smartphones or tablets, as website visitors are increasingly using mobile platforms to plan their travel.  Responsive websites enable pages to automatically adjust in size according to the device’s screen size and orientation; switching between these options as needed.  VSCC’s website currently hosts approximately 900,000 visitors annually.

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September 20, 2016

For Release: Visit Santa Cruz County Announces Third Edition of Free Wildlife Watching Guide

There are approximately 400 migratory and permanent bird species found throughout Santa Cruz County, and thousands of monarch butterflies, whales, and elephant seals which call the area home on a seasonal basis.  Now, avid wildlife viewers have an easy-to-use resource, thanks to Visit Santa Cruz County’s revised and updated Wildlife Watching Guide.

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September 06, 2016

For Release: Raise a Glass to Wine-Related Events in Santa Cruz County During California Wine Month

The wine scene in Santa Cruz County is as diverse as the region’s sights and as inspired as its culture.  And so, it’s no surprise that local wineries – along with Visit Santa Cruz County - are raising a glass to California Wine Month.  Here are some fresh new ways to experience Santa Cruz County’s wine country.

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August 31, 2016

For Release: Let's Cruz into Fall in Santa Cruz County

The fall season is the best-kept secret among locals in Santa Cruz County. With fewer crowds, amazing hotel deals and some of the year’s best weather, the autumn months are packed full of things to do.  To add to the excitement of the fall festival season, Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) is debuting a Let’s Cruz Events Grand Prize contest include a two-night stay at the Beach Street Inn & Suites, a $150 Gift Card for The Picnic Basket/Penny Ice Creamery, and tickets for four guests on Stagnaro Charter Boats Whale Watching, Mount Hermon Adventures, and Roaring Camp Railroads.

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