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Santa Cruz Community Farmers Markets
Various Locations: Downtown Santa Cruz, Felton, Scotts Valley,
Live Oak, Westside Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.454.0566, www.santacruzfarmersmarket.org
See website for hours and locations.

Seascape Village Certified
Farmers Market
Seascape Blvd. at Sumner, Aptos
Phone: 831.685.3134 or 831.251.0093
Sun., 11am - 2pm, May - October.

Watsonville Certified Farmers Market

Downtown Watsonville Plaza, Watsonville Phone: 831.234.9511
Fridays, 3pm - 7pm, year-round.

Watsonville Fairgrounds Certified
Farmers Market

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville
Phone: 831.235.1856, www.watsonvillelocalfarmers.com
Sundays flea market 8am - 4pm, farmers market 10am - 3pm.

Farms & Ranches
Country Crossroads Map

141 Monte Vista Avenue, Watsonville
Phone: 831.724.1356, www.sccfb.com/crossroads.htm
Map of direct-sell farms in Santa Cruz County. Call for info.

UCSC Farm & Alan Chadwick Garden

UCSC, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz Phone: 831.459.3240
(tours) or 831.459.3376, http://casfs.ucsc.edu
A vibrant model of organic farming & gardening systems. Produce
sales Tuesdays & Fridays, 12 - 6pm, at the base of campus (1st
week of June - end of October). Open daily, 8am - 6pm.

Tours

Mount Hermon Redwood Canopy Tour

37 Conference Drive, Mount Hermon
Phone: 831.430.4357, www.mounthermonadventures.com
Enjoy the pristine beauty of the coastal redwood forest from the
unique perspective only a canopy tour can offer. The 2-hour allinclusive guided tour includes 6 zip lines & 2 sky bridges. Open
daily. See ad page 18.

Wildlife Viewing
Ano Nuevo State Park

Located north of Davenport, off Hwy 1, Davenport
Phone: 650.879.2025 or 650.879.0227, www.thatsmypark.org
or www.parks.ca.gov
Naturalist-led tours venture into elephant seal breeding rookery
Dec. 15 - Mar. 31. For reservations call 800.444.4445. April 1 Nov 30, self-guided access by permit only (avail. at park). Seals
present year-round. Open daily 8am - sunset.

City of Watsonville Nature Center

30 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville
Phone: 831.768.1622, www.wetlandsofwatsonville.org
Offers exhibits on wetland plants, animals and history & public
works conservation programs. Family fun, group tours & more.
Guided walks Sundays at 1:30. All programs Spanish bilingual. Open
Sat. & Sun. March - Oct. 11am - 5pm and Nov. - Feb. 11am - 4pm.

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine
Research Reserve

1700 Elkhorn Road, Watsonville
Phone: 831.728.2822, www.elkhornslough.org
Visitor center & five miles of trails through oak woodlands, grasslands, fresh & saltwater marshes, seasonal wildlife. Open
Wed. - Sun. 9am - 5pm, Tours: Sat. & Sun. 10am, 1pm.

Neary Lagoon Park

110 California St., Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.420.5270, www.santacruzparksandrec.com
Abundant wildlife, trails, small play area, tennis courts, floating
walkways on the water & interpretive signage. No dogs allowed
in wildlife refuge area. Open daily, sunrise to sunset.

Santa Cruz Bird Club

A Boutique Winery located in the southern foothills of the Santa
Cruz Mountains, along the Corralitos Wine Trail. We produce
estate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, other notable varieties and Estate
Olive Oil. Open Saturdays, 12 - 5pm for tasting and sales. See
ad page 37.

P.O. Box 1304, Santa Cruz Please see website for more
information, www.santacruzbirdclub.org.

Santa Cruz State Parks

www.thatsmypark.org or www.parks.ca.gov

Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard

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 & activities for all. Join us in
celebrating the Wharf's 100th Anniversary at fun free events
throughout the 2014 season. Open daily 5am - 2am. See ad
pages 14-15.

Wineries & Tasting
Rooms

Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery

420 Hames Road, Corralitos
Phone: 831.728.5172, www.alfarowine.com
Offering uniquely hand crafted wines since 1998. Visit our sunny
Corralitos Tasting Room overlooking the vines - picnic spots available, child and dog friendly. Open Saturdays, 12 - 5pm all year,
Sundays 12 - 5pm all summer. See ad page 37.

Bargetto Winery

3535 North Main Street, Soquel
Phone: 831.475.2258, www.bargetto.com
Bargetto Winery has produced hand-crafted wines in the Santa
Cruz Mountains since 1933. In Monterey, visit us on Cannery
Row 11am - 6pm daily. Free Wi-Fi. Open daily 12 - 5pm. See ad
page 37.

Burrell School Vineyards

24060 Summit Road, Los Gatos
Phone: 408.353.6290, www.burrellschool.com
Named for an iconic 1890's one-room red schoolhouse, ridgetop
Burrell School Vineyards offers a picnic-perfect panorama of the
estate vineyards. All wines have school-themed names. Open
Thurs. - Sun. 11am - 5pm. See ad page 36.

Corralitos Wine Trail

2800 Pleasant Valley Road, Aptos
Phone: 831.724.7071, www.corralitoswinetrail.com
Nicholson Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyards, Windy Oaks Estate
& Pleasant Valley Vineyards. Local treasures where family owned
wineries welcome you to sample their estate vintages. Discover
picturesque Corralitos and wander through our vineyards and
olive groves. Wineries open Saturdays 12-5pm. See ad page 38.

Hunter Hill Vineyard & Winery

7099 Glen Haven Road, Soquel
Phone: 831.465.9294, www.hunterhillwines.com
Family owned and operated. Vann & Christine Slatter and family
opened the winery in 1998 on the farm that has been in the
family for 100 years. Open Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm.
See ad page 36.

Loma Prieta Winery

26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos
Phone: 408.353.2950, www.lomaprietawinery.com
Located at 2,300 feet in the Santa Cruz Mountains, our winery
offers handcrafted wines & spectacular views of Santa Cruz &
Monterey. Picnic facilities and bocce court available on first-come
basis. Tasting Room open Sat. & Sun., 12 - 5pm. See ad page 36.

MJA Vineyards

328 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.421.9380, www.mjavineyards.com
Wines known for big, rich Napa Cabernet Sauvignons, Santa
Cruz Mountain Pinot Noir & many other varietals. Great place
for hosting private events. MJA specializes in both Santa Cruz
Mountains & Napa Valley. Open daily, Sun - Thurs 12 - 7pm; Fri &
Sat 12 - 8pm. See ad page 36.

Nicholson Vineyards

2800 Pleasant Valley Road, Aptos
Phone: 831.724.7071, www.nicholsonvineyards.com

334-A Ingalls St., Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.426.6209, www.santacruzmountainvineyard.com
Since 1975, we produce food-friendly, European-style wines, with
a focus on locally grown Pinot Noir. Sister brand, Quinta Cruz,
features the varieties of Portugal & Spain that are now grown in
CA. Open Weds. - Fri. 12 - 5pm, Sat. & Sun. 12 - 5:30pm. See
ad page 37.

Santa Cruz Mountains
Winegrowers Assn.

725 Front Street, Suite 112, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.685.8463, www.scmwa.com
Offers information and maps of local wineries with details on
tastings, classes and special year-round events.

Santa Cruz Winemaker Studio

18 Hangar Way, Ste C, Watsonville
Phone: 831.531.8108, www.scwinemakerstudio.com
A cooperative of boutique wineries operating as multiple wineries
in one location with a shared tasting room, event space and
award winning wines. Open Saturdays & Sundays 12 pm - 5 pm.
See ad page 37.

Silver Mountain

Tasting Room: 402 Ingalls St., #29, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.466.0559 (tasting room) or 408.353.2278 (office),
www.silvermtn.com
Silver Mountain handcrafts premium wines from its mountaintop
winery and certified organic vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Known for Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and our famous "Alloy"
Bordeaux blend. Santa Cruz tasting room open Thurs. - Sun. 12 5pm. Winery tasting room open Sat. 12 - 5pm. See ad page 37.

Sones Cellars

334-B Ingalls St., Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.420.1552, www.sonescellars.com
A local family winery producing small lots of fine quality, distinctive wines from grape varieties that flourish in California. We
focus primarily on vineyard designated Petite Sirah & Zinfandel.
Open Fri. - Sun. 12 - 5pm & Thurs. 2 - 5:30pm. See ad page 37.

Storrs Winery & Vineyards

Old Sash Mill, 303 Potrero Street #35, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.458.5030, www.storrswine.com
We create award-winning wines grown in the Santa Cruz
Mountains. Join us at our new winery location in Pleasant Valley,
Corralitos by appointment or at our Santa Cruz tasting room.
Open daily 12 - 5 pm/ Corralitos location by appointment. See
ad page 37.

Surf City Vintners

Swift & Ingalls Streets, Santa Cruz www.surfcityvintners.com
The Surf City Vintners group of 10 boutique wineries and tasting
rooms offers a vibrant urban wine tasting experience. Wineries
are in close proximity to each other on the Westside of Santa
Cruz. Hours vary, please see website. See ad page 36.

Vino Prima Wine Bar

55-B Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.426.0750, www.vinoprimawines.com
Located on the Santa Cruz Wharf, Vino Prima offers California
"boutique" wines by the glass, flight or bottle. Incredible views
included. Vino Prima - it's not just a wine bar... it's a destination!
Open daily, 2pm - 10pm. See ad page 36.

ATTRACTIONS

Art Galleries

Cabrillo College Art Gallery

6500 Soquel Drive, Room 1002, Aptos
Phone: 831.479.6308, www.cabrillo.edu/services/artgallery
A prominent college gallery-space exhibiting the artwork of
nationally and internationally known artists. Open Mon. - Fri.
9am - 4pm, Mon. & Tues. 7pm - 9pm.

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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 - Santa Cruz County Has Taste
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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 - San Lorenzo Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Davenport
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