Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Travel Guide

Articles about Santa Cruz

By Margaret Talbot
The thing you tend to forget when you're planning a road trip with young kids is that they don't like to leave the places they like. Children are natural-born Buddhists—fervent in their devotion to the here and now. Whatever the next roadside attr...
By Kimberley Lovato
See the 10 Great Places to Spend Christmas slideshow. ’Tis the season to start planning your holiday vacation. While this year’s shaky economy will force some to roast their chestnuts and stuff their stockings at home, others are already building...
By Joshua Pramis

Hotels in Santa Cruz

Just steps from the Boardwalk, the property offers ocean views from every room and a neo-boho attitude that jibes with Santa Cruz’s surf-city heritage. Some of the 22 rooms have fireplaces.

Restaurants in Santa Cruz

The perfect place for salads, pastas, made-from-scratch hollandaise sauce, ahi tuna, and freshly squeezed lemonade and orange juice on the outdoor patio.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Stop by this university laboratory to watch jellyfish, hold starfish, and see the 87-foot-long blue whale skeleton.