Travel Blog

September 11, 2013

Artist Captures Capitola Through the Wine Glass

This weekend marks the 31st Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival in Capitola Village By the Sea, an event showcasing local winemakers, gourmet food, family-friendly entertainment, fine art, crafts and jewelry. The festival, taking place September 14 and 15, is hosted by the Capitola-Soquel Chamber of Commerce, which each year commissions an artist to paint

September 4, 2013

Sour Pickles Honor a Sweet Lady

Imagine a competition where hundreds of talented entrants of all ages and from all walks of life vie for the ultimate prize…a blue ribbon. No, it’s not a new reality show; it’s the annual Santa Cruz County Fair set to take place September 10 through September 15. Chances are if you’ve grown it, collected it,

August 13, 2013

Rejuvenate with Beachfront Yoga at the Santa Cruz Dream Inn

Stacey O’neill teaches yoga for guests of the Santa Cruz Dream Inn Oftentimes, we need a vacation from the vacation, but the Santa Cruz Dream Inn’s latest seasonal amenity encourages guests to add self-care to their beach getaway. Weekend yoga during the summertime will send you home feeling peaceful and relaxed long after your vacation ends. 

October 30, 2012

O’Neill Coldwater Classic at Steamer Lane

The O’Neill Coldwater Classic is here! Between November 1 and 11, the world’s top surfers will go up against each other in the chilly waters of Santa Cruz’s most recognized surf break, Steamer Lane. This year, the Coldwater Classic has been upgraded to an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Championship Tour (WCT). The prestige