Photo: Courtesy of <a href="http://www.charlestoncvb.com">Charleston Area CVB</a>
Santa arrives by surfboard every year in this laid-back beach town.
Beach Vacations · Adventure Vacations · Holiday Travel
10 Great Places to Spend Christmas | 2008
Santa Cruz | U.S. + Canada | U.S. | California | Big Sur + Monterey Bay
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 d
The bland façade may look quiet and unassuming, but inside, executive chef Scott Cater turns out some smart New American cuisine. His special Color
The University of California at Santa Cruz mascot, the banan slug, adorns hats, mugs, t-shirts, and other goodies at the campus store.
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