In the southern part of the county, amongst fields of strawberries and across the street from the local airport is the Watsonville Hangar: a hopping local foodie destination. There is something for every palate in this naval-air-station-turned-gastronome’s-heaven.
Diversity in Santa Cruz County extends to the local wine scene, where varietals are poured in settings from rural and rustic to refined and rarefied.
The quaint town of Aptos, just south of Capitola, is filled with beautiful beaches and forests, adorable shops, and excellent places to eat. With its expanding food scene, Aptos is earning its place on the culinary map with hip restaurants brimming with decadent fare.
Did you know that Santa Cruz County has the fifth-largest population of artists per capita in the United States? The community is brimming with talented artists who make a lively and colorful mark on the county.
Here in Santa Cruz County, we are lucky to have a plethora of fabulous places to eat sweet treats of all kinds. Let’s explore some of the best places to grab a scoop or two of ice cream. Marianne’s A local institution that has been satisfying cravings since 1947, Marianne’s rotates through more than 100