TRAVEL BLOG

January 15, 2019

PLAN A TRIP TO SANTA CRUZ COUNTY WITH THE FREE 2019 TRAVELER’S GUIDE

The 2019 Official Santa Cruz County Traveler’s Guide is now available! Get information and inspiration on Santa Cruz County attractions, activities, restaurants, events, lodging, and more! Check out the Guide’s “Meet the Makers” section, where local artisans and small business owners share about their passions. John Martinelli from Marintelli and Company, artist Taylor Reinhold, confectioner Jennifer Ashby, and surfboard maker Martijn Stiphout are

December 19, 2018

BUMBLEBEE IS ALL THE BUZZ IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Located a mere 90 minutes south of San Francisco and 30 minutes from San Jose/Silicon Valley, the natural beauty – and quirkiness – of Santa Cruz County has inspired filmmakers over the years. In summer 1961, flocks of aggressive seabirds invaded Capitola, wreaking havoc among residents. Famed film director Alfred Hitchcock – who owned a house in

December 3, 2018

BIRD BOX NESTLES IN HENRY COWELL REDWOODS STATE PARK

In summer 2018, key scenes for the Netflix thriller Bird Box were re-shot at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. This post-apocalyptic thriller stars Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, and Sarah Paulson and is based on the novel by Josh Malerman. When an unseen evil force which causes people to lose their minds when they view it takes over society,