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July 15, 2018

Explore the Outdoors in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz, California is a beautiful coastal city that is known for being an artistic spectacle. The entire area is noted for its beauty and awe, and much of what makes Santa Cruz such a fantastic place to vacation are its outdoor attractions. With a whole coastline of scenery to choose from it can be difficult to decide where to go first. Listed below are a few outdoor attractions that Santa Cruz has to offer, and that you’re bound to love.

About Santa Cruz, California...

June 15, 2018

Explore the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

Santa Cruz is an iconic city located on the coastline of California. Nothing is better known about this city than the amazing surf it offers, and the amazing history of the sport of surfing. The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum preserves this history and the importance of surfing in Santa Cruz through over 100 years of memorabilia and surfing related novels maintained by the museum. The museum overlooks Streamer Lane, which is a surfing hotspot that is known from all over the globe. There is no bett...

May 15, 2018

Things to do in The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz

About The Mystery Spot

Located just outside of Santa Cruz, California is the puzzling natural wonder known as The Mystery Spot. The Mystery Spot is a place within the redwood forest that is known for their naturally occurring gravitational shifts. No one is quite sure what causes the changes in the gravity, perspective, and height, but it is a highly popular attraction that has tourists flocking to it year after year. 

The area in which The Mystery Spot...

February 15, 2018

Catch a Sunset at Natural Bridges State Beach in San Francisco

The Natural Bridges State Beach spanning sixty-five acres is a state park in the city of Santa Cruz in California. The highlight of the park is the natural bridge that stands out with its formidable presence. The area is also known for its natural habitat of the monarch butterfly. It is estimated that around a hundred and fifty thousand monarch butterflies are in the park and surrounding areas through fall and winter. The state park has a longstanding history, since the time of the first Euro...