Travel Blog

September 25, 2017

Explore + Eat: 4 of the Best Day Trips in Santa Cruz County

I’m one of those people who totally gets recharged from some time in nature. Give me some fresh air, tall trees, and an ocean view and I’m definitely feeling refreshed. And, since I’m human, I also get recharged with some good food! When I’m planning a day trip to hike in the mountains or explore the coast, I am always looking for little eateries to compliment my travels. Check out a few of my favorite day trip combos with places to get some fresh air AND some fresh eats!

September 17, 2017

Step Lively with These Santa Cruz Stairways

Our cable car-assisted neighbor to the north isn’t the only one with famous hills and enchanting stairways. Spanning mansion-topped mounts and dramatic coastal bluffs, Santa Cruz County’s many scenic staircases will delight fitness buffs and sightseers seeking a killer view. Whether you’re looking to boost your Fitbit numbers, discover a hidden hilltop neighborhood, or enjoy a thrilling vista, you can step to it with the following flights of fancy.

September 17, 2017

Top Hikes in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County’s rugged coastline, majestic redwoods, and expansive mountaintop vistas make it a premier destination for your next hiking adventure! Join us as we go through our picks for the Top Hikes in Santa Cruz County!

July 24, 2017

Here’s to Health in My Weekend In Santa Cruz

The 45th Annual Wharf to Wharf Race happened over the weekend and some 16,000 participants did good for the body and soul and completed the scenic 6-mile run. We want to give a nod to those who wore a race bib and share some more healthy living themed photos from the weekend! So cheers to good health, opting outside, and of course, those delicious, fresh eats!

April 17, 2017

My Easter Weekend In Santa Cruz

Hope everyone had a great Easter weekend! Santa Cruz had a nice mix of warm spring weather, plus those trusty April showers. Check out a few of our favorite scenes from the weekend and be sure to share your views with us by using #VisitSantaCruz!