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D

Playing Around

on't let Santa Cruz County's laid-back reputation fool you: this
beachside town hosts an array of adrenaline-packed sporting events
and is the picture-perfect spot for spectators as well as athletes!

The CluB ed surf sChool
caravan parked on
Cowell Beach in
front of the Santa
Cruz Dream Inn during summertime.
kiteBoarders who catch air off the
waves at waddell BeaCh at Rancho del
Oso State Park north of town. historiC
exhiBits at the Alister MacKenziedesigned pasatiempo golf CluB, one of
the top courses in the country. Crazy
costumes and local bands as they

entertain the fifteen thousand runners
who compete in the wharf-to-wharf raCe
each July, a six-mile seaside run from
Santa Cruz to Capitola. The Santa
Cruz Triathlon, Big Kahuna Triathlon
and other races are hosted year-round.
The colorful regatta of the "wednesday
night sailBoat raCes," which happens
April through October at Harbor
Beach. The ken wormhoudt skate park at
mike fox park in santa Cruz, an ideal spot
for skateboarders.

That Santa Cruz is the birthplace of
mainland surfing in the United States?
Try a group surfing lesson with Club
Ed or Richard Schmidt.

is the longest-running surf contest in
Northern California.

lOOK fOR

The Santa Cruz Longboard Club
Invitational during Memorial Day
Weekend is the oldest continuouslyrunning surf contest
of its kind on the
West Coast.

DID yOu KNOW?

The O'Neill
Coldwater Classic

Santa Cruz is home to the Golden State
Warriors' NBA Development League
team that competes in a 3,200 seat
facility near Downtown Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz County is a veritable Mecca
for cyclists due to its challenging
climbs and scenic roads. The 100-mile
Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge is
one of the most physically challenging
rides in the Western U.S.

Best of the Best

Pasatiempo Golf Course -
24th best public course to
play in 2013/2014
- gOlf DIgEsT

Santa Cruz - one of the
10 Great Places to Stand up
Paddleboard
- usa TODay

Santa Cruz ranked
8th healthiest county in
California
- RObERT WOOD JOHNsON fOuNDaTION aND
THE uNIVERsITy Of WIsCONsIN sTuDy

Santa Cruz - #1 Surfing
Destination in the World
- TIMEs Of lONDON

uCSC -"Top 10 Surf College"
- suRfER MagazINE

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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014

Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014
Contents
Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz
Whale Watching and More
Playing Around
Every Dog Has Its Day
Santa Cruz County Has Taste
2014 Events Calendar
Maps
Raise a Glass to County Wine
Monterey Bay
Capitola and Soquel
Make a Play Date
Scotts Valley
San Lorenzo Valley
From the Mountains to the Sea
Pleasure Point
Live Creatively
Aptos
Davenport
Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
Dining Guide
Lodging Guide
Visitor Activites
Find Your Perfect Beach
Advertisers Index
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Welcome to Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Whale Watching and More
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Playing Around
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Every Dog Has Its Day
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 22
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz County Has Taste
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 26
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 2014 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Raise a Glass to County Wine
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 40
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Monterey Bay
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 42
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Capitola and Soquel
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 44
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 45
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Make a Play Date
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 48
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Scotts Valley
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 50
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - San Lorenzo Valley
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - From the Mountains to the Sea
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 54
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Pleasure Point
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 56
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Live Creatively
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 58
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Aptos
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 60
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Davenport
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 63
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Dining Guide
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 65
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 66
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Lodging Guide
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 68
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 69
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Visitor Activites
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Advertisers Index
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