Santa Cruz Lime Kiln Hikes

Tucked away in the mountains and dotting the landscape of the UC Santa Cruz campus stand the ruins of a once prosperous industry that helped put Santa Cruz on the map.

Hidden Gem Brews and Bites

Thinking of Santa Cruz typically conjures images of the Boardwalk, towering redwood trees, and crashing waves but did you know the Santa Cruz area is famous for its breweries?

Your Guide to Open Studios

Santa Cruz is home to a vibrant community of artists, creators, and makers who open up their private studio spaces to the public once a year to share the beauty of their artistic endeavors.

Rugged Beauty: Explore Santa Cruz’s North Coast

Just north of Santa Cruz is a vast expanse of coast that runs along Highway 1, dotted with stunning beaches perfect for sunbathing, surfing, tide-pooling, or enjoying a beach day. Each one of these locations features soaring cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean and sandy beaches you must see to believe.

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