Santa Cruz County remains in the Purple Tier.

Hiking

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Best Pet-Friendly Hikes in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County is a primo spot for you and your pooch to get out and explore! Sandy beaches, coastal cliff paths, and plenty of dog-friendly eateries, hotels, and B&Bs welcome you AND your 4-legged friend. But one of the most frequently asked questions is: Where can I hike with my dog? We’ll answer that

Big Basin on the Mend

Resilience of Big Basin Redwoods State Park:  Even 2020 can’t defeat a forest that has survived ice ages, wildfires and logging sprees People the world over are looking to 2021 to be a year of healing — from division, disease and, here in California, a devastating wildfire season. Nowhere is that truer than in Santa

Opt Outside in Santa Cruz County

We are highlighting some of the best places in Santa Cruz County to safely 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. And please remember to wear your mask and