TRAVEL BLOG

Ring in the New Year with Santa Cruz County!

Close out the decade in Santa Cruz-fashion with these NYE events happening county-wide! From lavish parties where you’ll be popping the bubbly to starting the new year off on the right foot, we’ve got you covered for all things 2020! New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Sail with Chardonnay Sailing Charters Sail into the New

Hike into the New Year with State Parks

Kick-start the new year with an energizing First Day Hike through ancient towering redwoods, sandy coastal stretches, and along soothing mountain streams. On January 1st, state parks across the country are offering free-guided hikes for the sixth year in a row. Get outside, connect with nature, and expand your knowledge of the wildlife, plant life, and people who were here long before us. In order of easiest to most strenuous, we’ve narrowed the list down to a few of our favorites. Whichever one you choose, you’ll start the new year feeling healthy, recharged, and inspired to explore more state parks in Santa Cruz and beyond.

Dine Out for Thanksgiving in Santa Cruz County!

Leave the dishes at home and spend some quality time with friends and family this Thanksgiving. Enjoy some of the best in Santa Cruz County dining! From oceanside restaurants to fall treats and brews, there’s something for everyone at these Santa Cruz favorites on Thanksgiving! Severino’s Restaurant at Seacliff Inn Thanksgiving buffet from 12:00-4:30 pm.

Your Perfect Santa Cruz County Playlist!

By Marina Drab

We all have them: those quintessential summer songs that bring us back to childhood nights or lazy lounges on a warm day. While we’ll never skip those feel-good classics, we’re paying homage to both new and old tunes reminiscent of the ‘Good Vibrations’ that Surf City provides.

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