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March 27, 2017

My Weekend In Santa Cruz…

Student or not, the spring break season is upon us and you definitely don’t need to be fresh out of class to enjoy the perks! Despite the sometimes moody weather this last weekend, Santa Cruz kicked off some major spring break vibes! Check below and see how #MyWeekendInSantaCruz was spent for some of our fans!

January 29, 2017

Guided Backpacking Adventures with California State Parks!

For the third summer in a row, California State Parks is offering Naturalist-Led Backpacking Adventures through the Santa Cruz Mountains! Whether you’re new to backpacking or a seasoned nomad, there’s an adventure waiting for you! This year there will be six backpacking trips offered from April through September 2017, ranging from one to three nights. Hike spectacular ridgelines and old growth redwood forests to sandy shores with our knowledgeable team of backcountry naturalists.

January 27, 2017

3 Incredible Camp Sites for Tents Only

With some seven million people living in the Bay Area, finding a place to pitch a tent out of earshot from an RV generator can be a challenge. But in Santa Cruz County, you’ll still find a few campgrounds  just for tents where the loudest sounds are likely to be waves crashing on the beach or

December 30, 2016

Fan Choice: Best of the Best 2016

2016 is wrapping up and we’re taking a look back to see what our fans loved most on our Facebook and Instagram feeds. Sure, we figured beach photos were a hit (and they were), but we wanted to see what else our fans loved about Santa Cruz County. Take a look below for some of the Best of the Best of 2016 based on fan likes, comments, and shares. Enjoy this gorgeous gallery and rest assured that we will keep providing more of this wildly beautiful, adventurous, and inspiring Santa Cruz content for 2017!