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Best of the Best
for campers, new Brighton,
Manresa uplands and sunset
state Beaches provide
camping on bluffs above the
water or inland among the
pines. at seacliff, campers
nestled in their rvs are lulled
to sleep by rhythmic waves
right on the beach.
surfing is popular at
Manresa and natural Bridges.
swimmers flock to twin
lakes Beach.
for picnics, large groups love
at new Brighton, seacliff
and sunset. Barbecue grills
and picnic tables for smaller
groups line the long stretch
of sand at seacliff state
Beach.

The first
campaign to save
the redwoods
succeeded in
establishing Big Basin Redwoods State
Park in 1902, California's oldest state
park. The park is home to the largest
continuous stand of ancient redwoods
south of San Francisco. Big Basin
encompasses 18,000 acres of old growth
and recovering redwood forest and
over 80 miles of trails alongside creeks,
waterfalls, and giant trees.

DiD you kNoW?

Rancho Del Oso State Park is home
to the Theodore J. Hoover Natural
Preserve, a rare coastal freshwater marsh
that shelters many endangered species.
The "Cement Ship" at Seacliff State
Beach in Aptos is experimental vessel
constructed of concrete. The S.S. Palo

Alto made just one voyage in 1919 before
permanently docking at the pier, now a
favorite local fishing spot.
The newly restored historic Meder
farmhouse at Wilder Ranch
State Park a mile north of
Santa Cruz is a hands-on
living history museum where
visitors can experience the
details of daily life on a turnof-the-century dairy farm.

Want s'mores? the beaches
of seabright, twin lakes, rio
del Mar, Manresa and sunset
have fire rings for building
campfires and toasting these
tasty treats, creating an
idyllic setting for watching
the sunset.

The eucalyptus grove at
Natural Bridges State Park
provides a habitat for
up to 150,000 monarch
butterflies which migrate
up to 2,000 miles to the
park to hibernate during
winter. Natural Bridges
is California's only state
park butterfly preserve.
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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 - 25
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 26
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 2014 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 31
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Raise a Glass to County Wine
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Capitola and Soquel
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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
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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
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Aptos
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Davenport
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
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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
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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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