The San Lorenzo River begins in the Santa Cruz Mountains, winding its way through Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Brookdale and Felton before spilling into the Monterey Bay. Once home to a bustling logging industry, the mountains returned to their natural state, where old and second-growth redwood trees have sprung back to life.
The wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation region rank among the best in the country. The tasting experience is unique in local wineries as well, where wine makers are in the tasting room with visitors, allowing for a more personal wine tasting experience. A unique microclimate, with warm, sunny days and cool foggy nights
Santa Cruz County is home to rugged coastline, majestic redwoods, and trails to secret beaches making it the premier destination for your next hiking adventure! Join us as we go through our Top 5 Picks for hiking! MOST ICONIC HIKE What: Berry Creek Falls at Big Basin State ParkBig Basin is California’s oldest State Park and is
With miles of Monterey Bay coastline and monumental redwood forests, you’re never far from an inspiring view in Santa Cruz County. And, nothing pairs better with a view than good food and drink. Below are five spots that deliver all three: SHADOWBROOK This destination restaurant is enveloped by nature. The original building began as a log cabin summer home alongside the
BY GARRICK RAMIREZ If you’ve never exited the highway, you might mistake the historic town of Watsonville for one big brussels sprouts field. But hidden amidst leafy, green expanses are killer food finds, cool historic sites and some of the best beaches in the county. And yep: a few charming farms as well. Here’s your itinerary for