TRAVEL BLOG

December 12, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: CALIFORNIA KING TIDES ARE COMING!

California King Tides are coming to Santa Cruz! 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

December 9, 2018

DINE OUT FOR CHRISTMAS IN SANTA CRUZ

Spend some quality time with family and friends over the holidays and enjoy some of the best in Santa Cruz County dining! From oceanside restaurants to tasty desserts and brews, there’s something for everyone at these Santa Cruz favorites on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, Restaurant & Pub, Downtown

December 7, 2018

WHERE TO STAY IN SCOTTS VALLEY

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

December 4, 2018

MEET THE BOARDWALK BLONDE

It’s not every day that we get to lead a story with beer, the Boardwalk, and a blonde billboard model. But these are exactly the things that comprise The Boardwalk Blonde, a golden honey-tinged brew produced by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing. Gracing the label is Marilyn Matthews, the Boardwalk’s first billboard model