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October 07, 2018

Monarch Butterflies Descend Upon Santa Cruz

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It's that wonderful time of year when butterflies descend upon Santa Cruz! Thousands of fluttering monarch butterflies winter in the eucalyptus trees on the Westside of Santa Cruz at Natural Bridges State Park, California's only state park butterfly preserve.


September 30, 2018

Whales Dazzle off the Coast of Santa Cruz County

Whales are a year-round spectacle in the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz County is fortunate to have a front row seat to the show. Although they can be spotted throughout the seasons, there are times when there's a clear surge in their activity near the shore and throughout the Monterey Bay. Now is one of those times and their current muse - Aptos, Capitola, and Santa Cruz!


September 21, 2018

Best of September in Santa Cruz

September has a real knack for easing the blow of summer's end. The weather's still amazing, there tons of fun eventswaves start picking up, and sunsets and sunrises saturate to new levels! Check out a few of September's frame-worthy scenes that'll have you saying 'bon voyage' to summer and hello fall!


September 19, 2018

Happy California Surfing Day from Santa Cruz!

As you have probably heard, surfing is now California's official state sportAnd to celebrate this momentous event, California has declared September 20th 'California Surfing Day!' Whether you're riding the waves or just watching from the cliffs, Santa Cruz is the place to be for #CaliforniaSurfingDay


August 28, 2018

Fall 2018's Best Events in Santa Cruz County

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The secret's out! The fall season boasts some of the best weather of the year in Santa Cruz County, plus it's stacked with amazing events, fewer crowds, and sweet hotel deals! Visit Santa Cruz is celebrating fall by giving away mini vacations and tons of tickets to some of the season's best events. Follow us on Facebook to enter the Fall Festival Fridays' weekly mini-Santa Cruz vacation contests with hotel stays and more, and our Instagram for event ticket giveaways throughout the season!


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