Travel Blog

August 10, 2015


All photos by Garrick Ramirez Ten miles north of Santa Cruz lies the quaint, 19th century coastal town of Davenport. Perched on dramatic coastal bluffs, the tiny town is home to huge scenery and historic buildings filled with contemporary eateries. Here’s what you’ll enjoy on a quick stroll through the cozy hamlet. Whale City Bakery

June 2, 2015

Connect with Nature

Ocean breezes and redwood treed trails are hard to miss on a visit to Santa Cruz County. They’re at just about at every turn and locals and visitors couldn’t be happier. Check out these three hotels spread throughout the county that will have nature knocking at your door. BEST WESTERN SEACLIFF INN Located in Aptos,

March 24, 2015

#SCWildflowers Instagram Photo Contest!

2014 #SCWildflowers submission by, @christina_manuka7 WHAT: To celebrate spring, wildflowers and our beautiful Santa Cruz State Parks, @VisitSantaCruz is running a photo contest on Instagram so we can share the wildflower love! WHEN: Contest begins Tuesday, March 24, 2015 and ends Monday, April 27, 2015 WHERE: Any Santa Cruz County State Park & throughout Santa

February 19, 2015

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photos were taken by Instagrammer, @seeninsantacruz, at the beautiful Wilder Ranch State Park. These 7,000 gorgeous coastal acres are full of places to explore – it’s no wonder we included it on our 2015 Santa Cruz Must-Sees list! Just be sure to say hello to the local residents on your next visit.

December 23, 2014

Head to Santa Cruz County for a “Happy New Year”!

Only a few more days until we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one. If you want to be out and about and welcome 2015 with dining, dancing and maybe even some fireworks, you’re in the right spot. Our round-up has venues and occasions from A to Z allowing you to