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Our Staff Picks are your guide to stay 'in the know' when you go. Whether you're planning to hang ten or take five, checkout our blog to find the best local attractions, events and activities to keep you entertained while you stay in Santa Cruz. There's no shortage of things to do. From mild to wild, there's something for everyone here. 

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    Spend Your September at a Different Santa Cruz Festival Every Weekend

    The dog days of summer are slowly coming to a close, which means fall is right around the corner. For some, September marks the best time of the year—cooler weather,... Read more

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    Santa Cruz Your Way Around Wilder Ranch State Park

    The coastline in Southern California is truly what dreams are made of. The dramatic rocks against the cool Pacific Ocean is a perfect panoramic image that belongs carefully placed in... Read more

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    We Have a Case of This Years Santa Cruz Race

    It’s time to gear up and cheer loud for the runners of ‘the best little road race in California,’ the 47th Annual Wharf to Wharf Race. This iconic race brings runners... Read more

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    Freak Out Over Free Summer Entertainment in Santa Cruz

    This summer, coming to a beach near you, are completely free movies and concerts series every single week. Summer is here and it's time to roll out your beach blankets... Read more

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    Sail The High Seas of Santa Cruz

    There are so many ways to appreciate the breathtaking scenery of Santa Cruz, but one of the most romantic and unforgettable ways is to take on the city is by... Read more

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    Veggies Are Taking over Santa Cruz!

    Calling all VegHeads to VegFest this Saturday, April 6th! If you are a veggie-lover, vegetarian, vegan or anything in between, this is the most perfect Saturday afternoon event for you.... Read more

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    First Friday is a Fab Way to See Santa Cruz

    There is no shortage of interesting things to do when visiting Santa Cruz, but one of our most cherished events is First Friday, and it happens to occur every single... Read more

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    Experience the Older Side of Santa Cruz

    The weather in California is some of the greatest in the entire country. People have been flocking to our cliffy seaside from the moment it was discovered. Even to this day,... Read more

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    Guided Tours in January Lead to Seal'd Deals

    The new year brings new sea neighbors to Northern California beaches each winter. Take a guided tour this January to catch a glimpse at the majestic elephant seals that make... Read more

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