Per state and local health official guidelines, a Regional Stay-at-Home Order was issued. For now, non-essential travel to Santa Cruz County is not advised.

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5 Reasons to Go to Santa Cruz

Friendly and progressive Santa Cruz County ranks among the most enchanting and LGBTQ-inclusive coastal destinations in California. Just 75 miles south of one of the world’s gay and lesbian meccas, San Francisco, this picturesque string of communities with a backdrop of lush and hilly forests is anchored by a vibrant and diverse university town and famous

LGBTQ Santa Cruz: A perfect Three-Day Weekend

With its breathtaking setting at the northern end of Monterey Bay, vibrant and progressive Santa Cruz County makes a fabulous and friendly destination for a short getaway. You’ll find a wealth of outdoorsy diversions, engaging cultural attractions, and festive dining and drinking spots. For the ultimate weekend adventure, follow this detailed plan for making the

I (Heart) Santa Cruz: Bonnie + Genevieve

WHAT BROUGHT YOU BOTH TO THE SANTA CRUZ AREA? Bonnie:  I grew up in Santa Cruz and moved away when I was 22 for roughly a decade. Even while living in other parts of the country, Santa Cruz was always my home and where I felt the strongest pull towards. I grew up surfing and