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

Restaurants in Santa Cruz

The kitchen delivers fancy but family-friendly Mexican: the shrimp burrito is a favorite.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Along with a sparkling strand and a gently honky-tonk wharf, Santa Cruz has a boardwalk graced with the Giant Dipper—one of the oldest wooden roller coasters in the country.