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The Official Santa Cruz County Traveler's Guide
is a publication of:
The Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council
303 Water Street, #100, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Ph: 831.425.1234 / 800.833.3494 / Fax: 831.425.1260
www.santacruz.org
CEO, Executive Vice President Maggie Ivy
Sales Director Gary Green
Editorial Director Christina Glynn
Web-Data Coordinator Rachel Endsley
Support Staff Tami Ball, Chandra Donohue,
Ellen Pauly, Krista Rupp, Bonnie Vasseur

Features

Welcome to Santa Cruz County .......................... 9
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Whale Watching and More ................................ 17
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Playing Around ................................................19
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Every Dog Has Its Day ...................................... 21
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Santa Cruz County Has Taste ........................... 23
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Raise a Glass to County Wine .......................... 39
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Make a Play Date ............................................ 46
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From the Mountains to the Sea ........................ 52
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Live Creatively ................................................ 57
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Find Your Perfect Beach .................................. 76
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Destinations

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Santa Cruz ....................................................... 12
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Monterey Bay ................................................... 41
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Capitola and Soquel ........................................ 43
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Scotts Valley ................................................... 49
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San Lorenzo Valley ........................................... 51
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Pleasure Point ................................................ 55
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Aptos .............................................................. 59
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Davenport ........................................................61
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Watsonville and Pajaro Valley ......................... 62
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COVER PHOTO: Paul Schraub has called
Santa Cruz home for 43 years. He is a
commercial photographer working
out of his Santa Cruz studio for the
last 30 years. He s h o o t s a w i d e
variety o f a s s i g n m e n t s
including architectural jobs,
portraits, promotion, lifestyle,
art reproduction, food, and
products. Paul can be contacted at
psphoto@cruzio.com or at his studio,
831.426.4537
www.paulschraubphoto.com

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on the CVC website may be reproduced in whole or in part in any form for any
purpose, without written permission from the Santa Cruz County Conference
& Visitors Council (CVC). The information in this magazine has been provided
by participating businesses and is gathered and carefully compiled in such a
way as to ensure maximum accuracy. The CVC has made a reasonable effort to
include accurate and up-to-date information; however, it cannot and does not
guarantee the accuracy of advertising listings, and shall not be held liable or
responsible for any errors or omissions in the listings, ads, products and services
used. The CVC cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, or omission of the
information furnished to them.

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2014 Events Calendar ...............................................27
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Maps ................................................................... 32-35
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Dining Guide .............................................................64
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Lodging Guide ...........................................................67
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Visitor Activities .......................................................70
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Advertisers List ........................................................76
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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
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Contents
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 7
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 8
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 10
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 11
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 13
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 14
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 16
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Whale Watching and More
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 18
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Playing Around
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 20
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
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 24
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 25
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 26
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 2014 Events Calendar
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 28
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 29
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 30
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 31
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Maps
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 33
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 36
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 37
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 38
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
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 47
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
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 53
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
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 71
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 72
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 73
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 74
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 75
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Advertisers Index
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Cover3
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