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A STROLL THROUGH CAPITOLA VILLAGE

The quaint seaside village of Capitola began as a humble tent camp along the shore of the Monterey Bay. Camp Capitola, as it was known, welcomed its first guests in 1874 making it the first beach resort in California. A few years later, it premiered a magnificent wood-frame Victorian hotel — Hotel Capitola — that

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: CALIFORNIA KING TIDES ARE COMING!

California King Tides are coming back to Santa Cruz County, and this season, you have even more opportunities to enjoy these impressive tides! King Tides dates are: December 4 and 5, 2021 and January 1, 2, and 3, 2022! These naturally occurring and predictable events are when the highest and lowest tides hit our shores

Opt Outside in Santa Cruz County

We are highlighting some of the best places in Santa Cruz County to explore the great outdoors! From miles of sand to comb on the beaches of south county to zip lining through the resilient redwoods, you’ll love getting some fresh air with these outdoor explorations. Check out our picks for the Best Opt Outside

What You Need to Know to Visit Santa Cruz County

Welcome to Santa Cruz County! We’ve gathered some need-to-know information for a fun, relaxing, responsible, and safe visit to Santa Cruz County! Take a look below for information on what to expect while you’re here, safety guidelines, what’s open, best practices, and more! SAFETY FIRST First and foremost, if you are feeling ill, please stay

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