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135 5th Avenue, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.475.6161 www.santacruzharbor.org Full-service marina: 1,200 boats, launch ramp, fuel pier, charter boats, fishing and whale watching, restaurants and beach. Harbor office open daily 9am - 5pm. See ad pg. 58.

Santa cruz harbor

Surf life – capitola

1000 41st Ave, Capitola, Phone: 831.464.1684 Surf Life Capitola carries a unique assortment of vintage brands along with locally designed and surf town inspired gifts and clothing for men, women & children. Call for hours. See Ad pg. 52.

Visitor Activities
lolly tree toys
240 Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.713.5136 www.lollytreetoys.com Downtown Santa Cruz’s hot spot for kids. Full of engaging toys and activities for inquisitive minds. Open Daily. See ad pg. 11. 1115 41st Avenue, Capitola, Phone: 831.475.4151 www.oneill.com The friendly staff offers a wide selection of wetsuits, surfboards, men’s and women’s apparel, footwear and sunglasses. Open Mon. - Fri. 9am - 8pm, Sat. & Sun. 8am 8pm. See ad pg. 52.

Santa cruz wharf

Beach St., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.420.6025 www.santacruzwharf.com Within the sanctuary waters of northern Monterey Bay, the Wharf is home to restaurants, gift shops and activities for all. Open daily to the public 5am - 2am. See ad pgs. 14-15.

Seymour marine Discovery center at long marine lab

1543 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.469.9401, 831.469.9027 www.vuapparel.com Locally owned since 1994. Fashionable clothing, sportswear, gifts, accessories, lingerie and more at affordable prices. Summer: Mon. - Sat. 10am - 8pm, Sun. 10am - 7pm; Winter: Sun. - Fri. 10am - 7pm, Sat. 10am - 8pm. See Ad pg. 10.

Velvet underground

o’neill Surf Shop

End of Delaware Avenue on the westside, Santa Cruz Phone: 831.459.3800 http://seymourcenter.ucsc.edu Exhibits, aquarium, daily tours, world’s largest blue whale skeleton, touch tank, Ocean Discovery Shop, unsurpassed vistas. Open Tue. - Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. noon - 5pm. Closed Mondays (Sep - June). See ad pg. 24.

Shopping - Retail Galleries
Artisans Gallery
1368 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.8183 www.artisanssantacruz.com Artisans Gallery features American Made Crafts with an emphasis on local artists. We carry wall art, jewelry, glass, woodworking, ceramics, cards and more. Open Mon. Thurs. 10:30am - 6:30pm, Fri. & Sat. 10:30am - 8pm, Sun. 11am - 6pm. See ad pg. 11.

o’neill Surf Shop Downtown

110 Cooper Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.469.4377 www.oneill.com Huge selection of the world famous O’Neill Wetsuits for the whole family, UV protective rashguards, surfboards, sunglasses. Open daily, 10am - 8pm. See ad pg. 10. 17 D Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.5198 Experience Santa Cruz, unique gifts, clothing and accessories shop on the Santa Cruz Wharf. Open daily 9am 10:30pm. See ad pg. 15.

town clock

Santa cruz Bay company

North Pacific Ave. at Mission St., Santa Cruz Phone: 831.420.5270 www.santacruzparksandrec.com The original 1899 clock was dismantled in 1964. The reconstructed clock was erected in 1976 for the Bicentennial. Open daily 8am - sunset. 358 Main Street, Watsonville, Phone: 831.768.3240 www.watsonvillerec.com 1.4 acre park located in vibrant, downtown Watsonville with a relaxing environment and a gazebo. Can be reserved. See ad pg. 46.

craft Gallery

watsonville city plaza

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126 San Jose Ave., Capitola, Phone: 831.475.4466 www.craftgallery.net With two locations in Capitola Village, featuring pottery, art glass, jewelry, jewelry boxes, garden decor, clocks, candles, sea glass, and sandcastles. Open daily at 10am. See Ad pg. 53.

the Village mouse

Shopping Areas

Capitola Village, Capitola, Phone: 831.475.6522 www.capitolavillage.com 90 shops, restaurants and lodging on the beach. Fish, swim, surf, shop and dine without moving your car. Contest online. See Ad pg. 6.

capitola Village & wharf Business Area

121 San Jose Ave, Capitola, Phone: 831.476.0970 www.kinkadecapitola.com Signature Gallery specializes in canvas studio proofs with oil paint highlights hand-finished by Thomas Kinkade. Open daily, 10am - 6pm. See Ad pg. 53.

thomas Kinkade capitola Gallery

Spas

201 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, Phone: 831.476.7566 The Village Mouse is a very unique gift shop specializing in collectable items, hand-made gifts & Christmas all year long! Open daily, 10am - 6pm. See Ad pg. 53.

Downtown Association of Santa cruz

Annieglass

Shopping - Specialty Items & Gifts

911 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, Phone: 831.462.4422 www.caressdayspa.com Our experienced technicians offer facials, massage and body treatments in a calming environment. Reflexology, warm stone and pregnancy massage; microdermabrasion and waxing. Open Sat. - Mon. 9am - 5pm, Tues. 9am - 2:30pm, Weds. - Fri. 9am - 6pm.

caress Day Spa

tea house Spa

903 Pacific Ave., #202, Santa Cruz Phone: 831.429.8433 www.downtownsantacruz.com Downtown is the heart of Santa Cruz! It’s also our spirit. Find it in boutiques, sidewalk cafes, galleries, cinemas and a wide range of professional services. DTA Office open Mon. Fri., 9am - 5pm. See ad pgs. 10-11.

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110 Cooper Street, Suite 100F, Santa Cruz Phone: 831.427.4260 www.annieglass.com Visit internationally acclaimed artist Annie Morhauser’s stores featuring locally made Annieglass and her handpicked favorites from artisans worldwide. Exquisite tableware, gifts, fine jewelry. Open Mon. - Sun. 11am - 5pm. See ad pg. 10.

112 Elm Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.426.9700 www.teahousespa.com Hidden in Downtown Santa Cruz is a garden of timber bamboo, waterfalls and serenity. Rooms lined in blue slate with pristine hot tubs await you. Open daily, 11am - midnight.

41st Ave. & Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, Phone: 800.833.3494 www.santacruzcounty.travel Laid back neighborhood filled with unique boutiques, surf shops and sidewalk cafes. Close to world class surfing. See ad pg. 57. 3600 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz www.pleasurepointguide.com Easy to find, historical Pleasure Point is located along the stunning cliffs of the Monterey Bay between Santa Cruz and Capitola Village. Enjoy unique boutiques, sidewalk cafes and world class surfing. See ad pg. 57.

pleasure point

pleasure point Business Association

1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.0900 www.bookshopsantacruz.com Voted best bookstore in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz’s independent destination for new and used books, newsstand, cards, gifts and Santa Cruz t-shirts. Free weekly author events in the heart of Downtown. Open Sun. - Thur. 9am - 10pm, Fri. & Sat. 9am - 11pm. See ad pg.10.

Bookshop Santa cruz

the Spa at chaminade

One Chaminade Lane, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.475.5600, 800.283.6569 www.chaminade.com The Spa at Chaminade sits high on a bluff overlooking a striking view of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Open Mon. - Fri. 10am - 8pm, Sat. & Sun. 9am - 8pm. See ad pg. 1. 417 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, , Phone: 831.458.9355 www.wellwithinspa.com Offering private hot tub and sauna rooms overlooking a Japanese garden, professional massage therapy and skin and body care since 1985. Open daily, 10am - midnight. See Ad pg. 20.

well within Spa

center Street Antiques and interiors

Soquel Village

3010 Center St., Soquel, Phone: 831.477.9211 On Antique Row in Soquel. Offers an array of furniture, architectural, garden & designer inspiration. New merchandise weekly. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am - 5:30pm, Sun. 11am - 5pm. See ad pg. 53.

Soquel Drive & Porter, Soquel, Phone: 800.833.3494 www.santacruzcounty.travel The 150-year-old town of Soquel features antique dealers, restaurants, scenic two-lane roads and family-operated wineries.

chefworks

BeacheS and ParkS

Shopping - Clothing
nolands on the wharf

1527 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.426.1351 www.chefworks-santacruz.com The Central Coast’s source for culinary supplies and decorative accessories. Open Mon - Thu. 10am - 6pm, Fri & Sat. 10am - 9pm, Sun. 11am - 6pm. See ad pg. 11.

Beaches

capitola Beach

47 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.5500 www.shorelinesurf.com Billabong, Dakine, De La Mar, Electric, Fox, H.I.C., Hurley, Maui Jim, Nor-Cal, Oakley, O’Neill, Quiksilver, Santa Cruz, UGG, Reef, Roxy. Open daily from 9am. See Ad pg. 15.

1320 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.4100, 800.922.9592 www.dellwilliams.com Locally-owned & family-operated for 80+ years, this downtown landmark offers merchandise crafted by prestigious designers. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am - 5pm, hours vary by season. See ad pg. 8.

Dell williams Jewelers

The Esplanade, Capitola, Phone: 831.475.6522 www.capitolasoquelchamber.com Located in Capitola Village along the famous Esplanade, lined with shops and restaurants. Walk along the beach. Open sunrise to sunset.

Davenport landing Beach Access

Surf life

Davenport Landing, Davenport, Phone: 831.454.7956 www.scparks.com This protected cove is the original site of Davenport, a once thriving whaling town. Wheelchair accessible restrooms. Open sunrise to sunset.

17 A Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.427.1688 Enjoy the latest in surf life clothing, gifts and unique accessories. Live the Santa Cruz surf life. Open daily, Summer: 10am - 10pm, Winter: 10am - 6pm. See ad pg. 15.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011

Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011
Contents
Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz
Your Wildlife Watching Destination
Field to Table
Locally Made
From the Mountains to the Sea
Culture and Creativity
201163 Events Calendar
Maps
A Wine Lover’s Paradise
Monterey Bay
Galleries and Museums
Exploring Santa Cruz County’s Great Outdoors
Pajaro Valley and Watsonville
San Lorenzo Valley
Scotts Valley
Capitola and Soquel
Pleasure Point
Aptos
Davenport
Restaurant Guide
Lodging Guide
Visitor Activities
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Welcome to Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Your Wildlife Watching Destination
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Field to Table
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Locally Made
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - From the Mountains to the Sea
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Culture and Creativity
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - 201163 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - A Wine Lover’s Paradise
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Galleries and Museums
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Exploring Santa Cruz County’s Great Outdoors
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Pajaro Valley and Watsonville
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - San Lorenzo Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Scotts Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Capitola and Soquel
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Pleasure Point
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Aptos
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Davenport
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Restaurant Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Lodging Guide
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