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seaWay inn

www.seawayinn.com B
176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
831.471.9004 or 800.493.6220

Spectacular	ocean	views,	walk	to	beach,	boardwalk,	
wharf	&	downtown.	Free	wireless	access	and	internet	
kiosk.	Complimentary	continental	breakfast.		High:	
$149+		Low:	$79+		See	ad	pg.	42

sunny Cove motel

www.sunnycovemotel.com
2-1610 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
831.475.1741 B

Newly	remodeled	throughout.	All	13	units	are	studio,	
one	and	two	bedroom	suites.	Some	bay	views.	Family	
and	pet	friendly.		High:	$90	-	$280		Low:	$80	-	$200

sunset inn

www.sunsetinnsantacruz.com
2424 Mission Street, Santa Cruz
831.423.7500 T

Near	UCSC,	Natural	Bridges	State	Park,	Boardwalk	
and	Downtown.		Continental	breakfast,	microwaves,	
refrigerators,	spa.		High:	$99	-	$299		Low:	$55	-	$199		
See	ad	pg.	2

suPer 8 east

www.santacruzsuper8.com
338 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz
831.426.3707 B

1	King	bed	or	2	Queen	beds.		All	rooms	with	
microwave,	refrigerator,	coffee	maker.		Flat	screen	TV,	
free	wi-fi	in	all	rooms.		All	rooms	non-smoking.		High:	
$399		Low:	$79

surfsiDe aPartments

www.scsurfside.com
311 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz
831.423.5302 B

Daily/weekly	summer	rentals.	Cozy,	comfortable	furnished	apartments	with	equipped	kitchens.	Charming	
garden	with	lawn/gazebo.	Great	value!		High:	$115	~	
$200/night,	$700	~	$1200/week		Low:	closed

torCh lite inn

www.torchliteinn.com
500 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz
831.426.7575 B

A	well-cared	for	Inn	with	great	location	near	beach,	
Boardwalk	&	Downtown.	Comfortable	rooms,	heated	
pool.		High:	$179+		Low:	$59+		See	ad	pg.	50

Bed & Breakfasts

aDoBe on green street B & B
www.adobeongreen.com
103 Green Street, Santa Cruz
831.469.9866 T

The	quiet	bed	&	breakfast	in	Downtown	Santa	Cruz.	
The	number	1	rated	B&B	on	TripAdvisor	and	Yelp.		
High:	$189+		Low:	$129+

the BaBBling BrooK inn

www.babblingbrookinn.com
1025 Laurel St., Santa Cruz
831.427.2437 or 800.866.1131
T

A	romantic	oasis	minutes	from	the	Boardwalk,	wharf	
and	Downtown	restaurants	and	shops.	Guests	enjoy	a	
full	breakfast,	afternoon	wine	and	hors	d'oeuvres,	free	
parking	and	wireless	internet.	Call	for	rates.	

Cliff Crest BeD & BreaKfast inn

www.cliffcrestinn.com B
407 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz
831.427.2609 or 831.252.1057

Experience	Old	World	charm	&	hospitality	in	this	
historic	1887	Queen	Anne	Victorian.	Four	poster	beds	
and	gourmet	breakfast.		High:	$135	-	$265		Low:	$95	
-	$195		See	ad	pg.	58

Darling house

www.darlinghouse.com
314 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
831.458.1958 B

1910	oceanfront	historic	mansion	on	half-acre	of	

gardens.	Hardwood	interiors,	Chippendale	&	Tiffany	
antiques	and	stunning	ocean	views.	Walking	distance	
to	beaches,	wharf	&	downtown.	Close	to	UCSC.		High:	
$175-$325		Low:	$175-$295

hinDs viCtorian guest house
www.hinds-house.com
529 Chestnut Street, Santa Cruz
831.423.0423 T

Extended	stay	Victorian	treasure	in	Downtown	Santa	
Cruz.	Luxury	and	comfort	for	stays	of	one	week	or	
longer.		Year-round	rates:	$475	-	$769/week	

inn at DePot hill

www.innatdepothill.com
250 Monterey Avenue, Capitola
831.462.3376 or 800.572.2632
T

A	romantic	retreat	in	a	historic	train	depot,	minutes	
from	Capitola's	beach,	restaurants	and	shops.	Guests	
enjoy	a	full	breakfast,	afternoon	wine	and	hors	
d'oeuvres,	free	parking	and	wireless	internet.		Call	
for	rates.	

monarCh Cove inn

www.monarchcoveinn.com
620 El Salto Drive, Capitola
831.464.1295 T

Monarch	Cove	Inn	is	an	11	room	bed	and	breakfast	
located	on	historic	Depot	Hill	in	Capitola,	and	within	
walking	distance	to	Capitola	Village.	Breakfast	is	served	
to	your	room	each	morning.		High:	$225-$400		Low:	
$159-$275

PaCifiC Blue inn

www.pacificblueinn.com
636 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz
831.600.8880 T

Newest	green	inn	located	in	Downtown	Santa	Cruz.	
Walk	minutes	to	Downtown	shops	&	restaurants,	
wharf	and	Boardwalk.	Free	parking	and	bike	use.	Full	
course	breakfast.	Highest	ratings	from	guests.		High:	
$239+		Low:	$149+		See	ad	pg.	11

West Cliff inn, a four sisters inn
www.westcliffinn.com B
174 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
831.457.2200 or 800.979.0910

Ranked	#1	on	TripAdvisor,	West	Cliff	Inn	features	9	
well	appointed	guest	rooms,	many	with	ocean	views.	
All	guests	enjoy	a	full	breakfast,	afternoon	wine	&	hors	
d'oeuvres,	and	bicycles	to	borrow.	Part	of	Four	Sisters	
Inns.		Year-round	rates:	$185	-	$350		See	ad	pg.	32

Vacation Rentals

Bailey ProPerty management

www.baileypropertymanagement.com
106 Aptos Beach Drive, Aptos
831.688.7009 B

Come	enjoy	our	fully	furnished	homes	for	the	perfect	
vacation!	Daily,	weekly,	and	monthly	rentals	available.	
Off-season	specials	September	-	June.		High:	$200+		
Low:	$125+		See	ad	pg.	58

BeaCh BungaloW
vaCation rentals

www.beachbungalow.com
Various locations, Capitola, Santa Cruz
831.477.9055 B

Charming	beach	houses	in	Santa	Cruz	&	Capitola.	
Modern	amenities,	walk	to	beach,	shopping	&	dining.	
Off-season	deals.		High:	$3,200+		Low:	$1,500+

BeaCh house rentals

www.beach-houserentals.com
Various locations, Capitola, Aptos,
Santa Cruz B
831.475.1808 or 800.330.2979

Fully	furnished	homes	with	all	amenities	including	
fireplaces,	hot	tubs,	ocean	views.	Ask	about	specials	
Oct.	-	May.		High:	$1,500	-	$4,500/week		Low:	$1,200	
-	$3,000/week		See	ad	pg.	45

BoulDer CreeK loDge
& ConferenCe Center

www.bouldercreekgolf.com

16901 Big Basin Hwy. (at the Boulder
Creek Golf & Country Club),
Boulder Creek, 831.338.2111
M

Condominiums	with	exquisite	views	&	decks,	nestled	
among	beautiful	redwoods	with	a	challenging	golf	
course	and	tennis.		Year-round	rate:	$159.76+		See	
ad	pg.	56

Cheshire rio realty anD ProPerty management

www.cheshirerio.com B
Various locations, Santa Cruz, Capitola,
Aptos, 831.688.2041

Come	enjoy	the	sea	&	sand	in	one	of	our	fully	
furnished	vacation	rentals	in	Santa	Cruz	County.		High:	
$1,400+/week		Low:	$290+/night

KenDall & Potter ProPerty
management

www.montereycoast.com
All Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz,
Capitola, Aptos B
831.688.3511 or 800.386.6826

Vacations	With	A	View:	fully	furnished	homes	&	
condos	including	full	kitchens,	linens,	ocean	views	or	
homes	on	the	sand.	Some	have	hot	tubs,	free	wifi	and	
all	amenities.	Located	on	the	Monterey	Bay.		High:	
$5,000/week		Low:	$400/night

PaJaro Dunes resort

www.pajarodunes.com
105 Shell Drive, Watsonville
831.728.7400 or 800.564.1771
RB

Unique	beachfront	rental	homes	and	condos	located	
along	the	beautiful	Monterey	Bay.	Off-season	specials!	
Online	booking.		(1-7	bedrooms)		High:	$210	-	$1300/
night		Low:	$180	-	$650/night		See	ad	pg.	5

Campgrounds &
RV Parks

Big Basin reDWooDs state ParK

www.parks.ca.gov
21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek
831.338.8860 M
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)

Each	site	has	picnic	table	&	fire	ring.	Hot	showers	(pay),	
snack	bar,	store	and	trails.	No	RV	hook-ups.	Day-use	
fee.		Call	for	rates.		146	sites,	40	tent	cabins.

Castle roCK state ParK

www.parks.ca.gov
15000 Skyline Blvd., 2.5 miles SE of
Saratoga Gap (Hwy 9 and Hwy 35)
408.867.2952 MR
Reservations: 831.338.8861

manresa state BeaCh - uPlanDs

www.parks.ca.gov
205 Manresa Uplands Road, Watsonville
831.761.1795 B
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)
Enjoy	the	surf,	sand	&	sun.	Walk-in	tent	camping	only.	
Reservations	approximately	May	15	-	Oct.	31.	Day	use	
hours	8am	-	1/2	hour	after	sunset.		Call	for	rates.	64	
sites.	Tent	sites,	showers.

neW Brighton state BeaCh

www.parks.ca.gov
1500 Park Ave., Capitola
831.464.6329 B
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)

Four	miles	south	of	Santa	Cruz.	Beach	&	campground	
open	all	year.		Camping	by	reservation	only.	Day-use	
fee.	Pacific	Migrations	Visitor	Center.		Call	for	rates.		
114	sites.		Tent	sites,	RV	sites.

santa Cruz harBor rv ParK

www.santacruzharbor.org
Santa Cruz North Harbor, Enter at 7th
Ave. & Brommer, Santa Cruz
831.475.3279 B

Enjoy	beautiful	Santa	Cruz	Harbor.	Walk	to	restaurants/
beach/shops.	12	full-hook-up	spaces.		Overlooking	
North	Harbor.		Call	for	rates.		See	ad	pg.	16

santa Cruz Koa KamPgrounD

www.santacruzkoa.com
1186 San Andreas Road, Watsonville/
La Selva Beach, 831.722.0551
B

1/2	mile	from	the	beach!	Offers	the	best	of	the	
outdoors,	a	wide	variety	of	entertainment,	recreation	
&	amenities.		High:	$70+		Low:	$55+,	230	sites.	Tent	
sites,	RV	sites.		See	ad	pg.	63

seaCliff state BeaCh

www.parks.ca.gov
201 State Park Drive, Aptos
831.685.6500 B
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)

This	long	beach	has	great	accessible	facilities	including	
picnic	areas,	an	interpretive	center	&	RV	camping.	Dayuse	fee.	Camping	reservations	suggested	year-round.		
Call	for	rates.		59	sites.	RV	sites.

sunset state BeaCh

www.parks.ca.gov
201 Sunset Beach Road, Watsonville
831.763.7063 B
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)

A	secluded	stretch	of	coastland	surrounded	by	farms	
and	sweeping	views	of	the	Monterey	Bay.		No	RV	
hookups.	Day	use	hours	8am	-	1/2	hour	after	sunset.		
Call	for	rates.		92	sites.	Tent	sites,	RV	sites.

Over	5,000	acres	of	semi-wilderness	with	spectacular	
views,	rolling	meadows,	waterfalls	and	shady	forests.		
Fires	not	permitted	April	-	October.		Day-use	fee.		Call	
for	rates.		26	sites.		Hike-in	only,	tent	camping.

forest of nisene marKs
state ParK
www.parks.ca.gov
Aptos Creek Road, Aptos
831.763.7063 M

With	over	30	miles	of	hiking	trails,	the	trail	camp	is	
located	6	miles	from	the	nearest	parking	lot.		Call	for	
rates.		6	sites.		Hike-in	tent	camping.

henry CoWell reDWooDs
state ParK

www.parks.ca.gov
Graham Hill Road, Felton
831.438.2396 M
Reservations: 800.444.PARK (7275)

This	park	is	famous	for	its	giant	coastal	redwoods.	Selfguided	trails,	picnic	areas,	nature	center	&	bookstore.	
Day-use	fee.		Call	for	rates.		111	sites.	Tent	sites,	RV	
sites	and	showers.

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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 - 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
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz County Has Taste
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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
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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 - Scotts Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - San Lorenzo Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Pleasure Point
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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
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Lodging Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Visitor Activites
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