TRAVEL BLOG

December 3, 2018

BIRD BOX NESTLES IN HENRY COWELL REDWOODS STATE PARK

In summer 2018, key scenes for the Netflix thriller Bird Box were re-shot at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. This post-apocalyptic thriller stars Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, and Sarah Paulson and is based on the novel by Josh Malerman. When an unseen evil force which causes people to lose their minds when they view it takes over society,

December 3, 2018

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 eighth year in a row. Get outside, connect with nature, and expand your knowledge of the wildlife, plant life,

November 28, 2018

COASTAL RETREATS TO SOOTHE THE SOUL

The combination of tranquil redwood forests and soothing California coastline almost commands that you slow down and smell the clean ocean air, but sometimes we all need a little help to relax and unwind. From massages and facials to drinks by the pool, Santa Cruz offers a variety of therapeutic remedies for the body and

November 28, 2018

RAISE A GLASS TO SANTA CRUZ COUNTY WINE

The wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation region rank among the best in the country. The tasting experience is unique in local wineries as well, where wine makers are in the tasting room with visitors, allowing for a more personal wine tasting experience. A unique microclimate, with warm, sunny days and cool foggy nights