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Coastal Farms & Pumpkin Patches

By Garrick Ramirez

Just north of Santa Cruz, roughly 15 minutes from downtown, you’ll find a string of colorful coastal farms stands. During fall, sunny blue skies and lush green fields are complemented by stacks of yellow hay bales and rows of bright orange pumpkins. Trust us: your photos will bring your Instagram followers to their knees. Take a peek at our photo tour below and see why these scenic stops make the perfect fall outing:

Fall Festival Series 2019!

The secret’s out! The fall season boasts some of the best weather of the year in Santa Cruz County, plus it’s chalked full of awesome events, fewer crowds, and sweet hotel deals! Visit Santa Cruz is celebrating fall by giving away mini vacations, activities and tons of tickets to some of the season’s best events.

Celebrate California Wine Month

Raise your glass in Santa Cruz County to California Wine Month! Sip, savor, and experience the spectacular wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains during the month of September with these special events: