Santa Cruz Travel Guide
Articles about Santa Cruz
Hotels in Santa Cruz
This sleek, intimate hotel sits on the edge of Monterey Bay. Three of the four rooms face the water, but watch the must-see sunsets from the roof deck.
Restaurants in Santa Cruz
The bland façade may look quiet and unassuming, but inside, executive chef Scott Cater turns out some smart New American cuisine. His special Colorado rack of lamb with raspberry sauce and black truffles is to die for. The beach views aren't too shabby, either.
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.