Discover the enchanting beauty and serenity of the redwoods at the Forest of Nisene Marks!
If you’re considering exploring Santa Cruz in the winter, here’s a short list of the top 5 best ways to enjoy the area during the holiday season.
Thousands of delicate, orange-hued wings gracefully flutter, somewhat randomly, about Santa Cruz County, each traveling to a place Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.
December and January there seems to be a crescendo of wildlife that make Santa Cruz County a wintertime must-see!
In Santa Cruz, we like to celebrate all creatures great and small, especially those of the migrating variety.
Nestled deep amongst the tree-lined peaks of the Santa Cruz Mountains lies one of the best-kept secrets of the San Lorenzo Valley: Loch Lomond Reservoir.
Visitors looking to explore the blossoming flowers and fields of poppies, lupines, and mustard grass in Santa Cruz have so many excellent options to choose from!
Santa Cruz County is home to the Monterey Bay, known as the “Grand Canyon of the Ocean” for its trenches and extreme depth, and the “Serengeti of the Sea” for abundant wildlife viewing.
Santa Cruz’s thriving downtown is constantly growing and seeing new additions to the culinary scene.
The towering coastal redwood trees of the Santa Cruz County mountains carry an awe-inspiring majesty that words can never quite capture and photography fails to reproduce.
Tucked away in the mountains and dotting the landscape of the UC Santa Cruz campus stand the ruins of a once prosperous industry that helped put Santa Cruz on the map.
When California’s coastal currents carry the frigid water of the deep to chill its saltwater surface, delicate wisps of moisture form in the warm air above: fog.