Travel Blog

October 5, 2011

James Durbin’s Gift of a Lifetime

End of Summer brings big swells and great surfing to Santa Cruz County – will the ideal conditions bring out even our own American Idol? He does have the perfect board after all… Back in May, locals banned together to give James Durbin the gift of a lifetime – showing that small, sea-side Santa Cruz

September 22, 2011

Top Birding Spots in Santa Cruz County!

Local Birding Expert, Todd Newberry, scoping out some of the many bird species that call Santa Cruz County home Todd Newberry, local birding expert gave his picks for top birding spots in Santa Cruz County: The UCSC Arboretum – Newberry’s top pick for quantity – in two hours you can see as many as 50

September 9, 2011

Taste Wine with a Local Surfer and Winemaker!

September is wine month in California! To get in the spirit we wanted to showcase one of the great wineries that makes Santa Cruz a great place to taste and enjoy wine! Slip into Copious, a hip, art adorned tasting room at Surf City Vintners where the wine is as unique as the winemaker himself.