Though only eight miles from Santa Cruz’s sandy shores, the forested town of Felton feels worlds away. It’s a wonderland of giant trees, historic sites and even a lush Garden of Eden. Yet some of its most striking attractions are hidden from plain view. Take a peek at our photo tour below and see why the charming town draws a mix of hikers, history buffs and happy families.
If you’ve never exited the highway, you might mistake the historic town of Watsonville for one big brussels sprouts field. But hidden amidst leafy, green expanses are killer food finds, cool historic sites and some of the best beaches in the county. And yep: a few charming farms as well. Here’s your itinerary for a south county sojourn:
I’m as happy as the next Californian for all this rain, but seeing that 7 day forecast full of sunshine icons & 70 degree days has me on another level of happy. Here are a few of my favorite things to do on those warm, sunny days in Santa Cruz:
Craft brew continues to expand and flourish here in Santa Cruz! And this weekend, the Twisted Tasting event will bring a whole new host of flavors to the beer scene. Imagine a twisted evening of innovative and exotic beers, ciders, and culinary delights paired with dazzling circus acts and entertainment.
It’s safe to say that Santa Cruz County is the place to be this weekend! Put the return of the monarch butterflies and the amazing firework show aside and you still have a killer line up! Especially for those who love live music, great food & cold brews. Check out some of our top picks! Cheers!