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January 07, 2019

Kid-Friendly Museums in Santa Cruz County

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Santa Cruz County is home to vibrant, engaging museums that showcase the region’s natural and cultural wonders in fun, kid-friendly settings. Kiddos can drive a tractor, guide a simulated sea turtle to safety, and touch a real, live shark. Because nothing captivates little ones like real world play and exploration, swap the screen time for a visit to the following culturally enriching spots.

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January 06, 2019

Five Historical Points of Interest to Check Out in Santa Cruz County

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The Santa Cruz County you enjoy today didn’t spring up overnight. Behind its surfboard-filled shores lies a rich history of farming, timber, and, yep, surfing. Explore the many towns of Santa Cruz County—most founded in the mid-1800s— and you’ll discover numerous sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated as a California State Historical Landmark. Offering the next best thing to time travel, the following historic spots will immerse you in a bygone era.

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December 07, 2018

Where to Stay in Scotts Valley

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Set amidst redwood forests, yet minutes from the coast, Scotts Valley offers an ideal base for exploring Santa Cruz County. Named for 1850s settler Hiram Scott, the cozy town is steps from majestic redwood trails, and fifteen minutes to major attractions such as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp Railroads. Check into the following hotels, and you can pack both your hiking shoes and boogie board!

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November 04, 2018

Meet Your Farmer: Live Earth Farm

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Packed full of colorful vendor stands, Santa Cruz farmers markets can feel like a riot of vibrant flowers, fruits, and veggies. Yet, hidden behind each stack of romanesco broccoli is a local farm with a story to tell. One example is Live Earth Farm, a market mainstay that lures tote-wielding foodies with fresh organic produce. Get to know them better, and you’ll discover they offer a lot more than sweet berries and succulent tomatoes, including a dreamy countryside property with farm stand, kids camps, and seasonal U-pick events.

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October 23, 2018

Top Spots to go Tide Pooling in Santa Cruz County

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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 - and no scuba tanks required! With something new to discover every visit, these top Santa Cruz tide pool spots will keep you happy as a clam.

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