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January 22, 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon Lights Up Santa Cruz

Last January, it was the Super Blue Blood Moon that captivated Santa Cruz, this year, it was the Super Blood Wolf Moon! In the late evening of January 20th the rare lunar eclipse and supermoon joined forces to create the spectacular sight in the Santa Cruz skies. Check out a few of our favorite Santa Cruz County glimpses at this rare lunar event!


January 16, 2019

Winter Wildlife Watch: Elephant Seals

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The secret's out! Winter is the BEST time to visit Santa Cruz for some great wildlife watching! And one of our winter must-sees - the elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Park!


January 15, 2019

Plan A Trip to Santa Cruz County with the Free 2019 Traveler’s Guide

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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!

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December 26, 2018

Santa Cruz County's Best of 2018

2018 is wrapping up and we’re taking a look back to see what our fans loved most on our Facebook and Instagram feeds! Take a look below for some of the best of the best of 2018 based on fan likes, comments, and shares. Enjoy the gallery and rest assured that we will keep providing more of this wildly beautiful, adventurous, and inspiring Santa Cruz content in 2019! And don't forget to keep tagging @visitsantacruz & using #visitsantacruz in your posts!


December 12, 2018

Mark Your Calendar: California King Tides Are Coming!

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California King Tides are coming to Santa Cruz! On December 22 & 23 and January 20 & 21, the impressive tides will hit the shores of Santa Cruz County! These naturally occurring and predictable events are when the highest tides occur. But that's not all, during King Tides we also experience some of the lowest, most dramatic negative tides. These extreme low tides pose prime conditions for tide pooling, miles of beach walking, and extended beach exploration.


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