Travel Blog

January 30, 2014

Throwback Thursday

Photo courtesy ofSanta Cruz Public Libraries Local History Gallery Hey, we don’t mean to brag, but it looks like we’ve been enjoying winters in Santa Cruz since the early 1900s! This post card is postmarked August 11, 1908. For more Throwback Thursday fun, click here.

January 17, 2014

Throwback Thursday

Photo courtesy of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk The Giant Dipper was featured in this Vitalis hairspray commercial in the 1970s. Wonder how his hair would hold up on Undertow, the Boardwalk’s newest roller coaster.

January 10, 2014

Throwback Thursday

Photo courtesy of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Braving the cold long before wetsuit pioneer Jack O’neill opened the first Surf Shop in Santa Cruz.