Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz, United States

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San Francisco to Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

San Francisco to Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by 14brian

... luggage from the hotel and were on our way. Drove down Lombard Street and then across the bay and down the Interstate to Santa Cruz. Traffic horrendous for the last thirty miles that added 1.5 hours to the journey. Checked into Oceanic Motel on Ocean St ...

Dec 10, 2014, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Dec 10, 2014

A travel blog entry by skcccec

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So far, so good...., Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

So far, so good....

A travel blog entry by mary.scott

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... forced us to pull over and wait for the trucks however, most of the time, we were kept busy by the views! First major stop was Santa Cruz. A little seaside town, typical of a lot of towns in US movies, with a fun park on the pier (boardwalk?) and lots of ...

In Steinbecks Country, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

In Steinbecks Country

A travel blog entry by pauliandcarlo

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... to a smoggy chilly almost Scottish day at about 14, all within literally 2 minutes!  We drove back up the Monterey bay to Santa Cruz, checked it at the Dream Inn (lurve the name) and were suitably impressed, double doors out to the pool, the beach ...

Giant Redwoods park, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Giant Redwoods park

A travel blog entry by edbennett

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Mary at giant Redwoods ...

Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz, CA

A travel blog entry by boodleberrybum

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... the place and was happy. Had a huge ice cream dipped in chocolate, really hot day so sat on the beach and chilled.   First night we stayed in log cabins on a campsite near Santa Cruz and our tour guide cooked us hamburgers on the barbeque, ...

Falling in Love with Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Falling in Love with Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by michael_darlene

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... on the mirrored window. He returned time and again so we could take his photo.  After breakfast we moved on to Santa Cruz, with a trip through Castroville and Pismo Beach, to stay at their Elks.  Many stories have been told by me about ...

Camping at Channel Island Nat'l Park, Santa Cruz Island, United States travel blog

Camping at Channel Island Nat'l Park

A travel blog entry by luckysfamily

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We drove from Avila Beach to Ventura, California.  After checking out the Channel Island National Park Visitor Center a couple blocks away including an introductory movie we made our way to Island Packers for the boat over to the island.  The ...

Salig onbewus van die gevaar, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Salig onbewus van die gevaar

A travel blog entry by vermaaks

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... Ons moes dit in 'n dag trip doen- maar ook die pikkewyntjies in gedagte hou. Toe eindig ons op 'n stoom trein in die berge net buite Santa Cruz en n ete in 'n regte Amerikaanse Diner. Ons is al 'n maand en 'n half hier - dis seker al tyd!! Die dag by die ...

US roadtrip stop #5 Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

US roadtrip stop #5 Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by gbrocklebank

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... no hosts around loose cats! Highlights: Driving over Golden Gate Bridge, quick tea stop at Cliff House in San Fran, turning up to Santa Cruz Lighthouse Point and seeing a whale straight away- then 2 more! Hiding from the torrential rain in the cute little ...

Naar de eerste camping, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Naar de eerste camping

A travel blog entry by erikruisch

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... van de gordel laat ons ook met rust en het piepen en dat kastje klaren we morgen wel. Probleempjes dus opgelost. De KOA camping in Santa Cruz is erg mooi maar wel leeg, maakt ook niet zoveel uit morgen gaan we naar Yosemite, kijken of we beren ...

Day Thirty-four - to Santa Cruz, California, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Day Thirty-four - to Santa Cruz, California

A travel blog entry by brian_barb_g

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... Cruz. It was raining and about 12C, the first rain we'd seen in many days. It was a fast and windy drive over the Santa Cruz mountains past Cupertino and San Jose (I finally know the way). Lots of traffic with little room between them. We're not used to ...

Nice spa in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Nice spa in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by judihasi

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Santa Cruz is not far from San Francisco and was also foggy. But the town is a nice surfing town and we had a nice cute hostel there. Because the weather was not nice and we decided to stay there, we went into a Spa with a sauna and jacuzzi. It is a ...

San Francisco (CA) to Santa Cruz (CA), Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

San Francisco (CA) to Santa Cruz (CA)

A travel blog entry by louandsi

Slept in until about 10am, woke with a bit of a hang over...... (see previous entry as regards returning for cocktail), but recovered once got outside and in the fresh air. Walked the long way around to Fisherman's Wharf and managed to get a fantastic ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by gillb1954

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... `try before we buy` some lovely juicy nectarines. We drive on and find our hotel The Dream Inn. What a fabulous location,overlooking Santa Cruz beach where you can watch the surfing and see the long wooden pier. Apparently it is the longest wooden pier ...

Chillin in Santa Cruz redwoods, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Chillin in Santa Cruz redwoods

A travel blog entry by cameron-lindsey

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Jake & Carolyn have a beautiful home in Boulder Creek. We had an amazing time with them. It was an added bonus to see my Lindsay before we ...

From San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles, CA, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Santa Cruz, Simi Valley, & more, United States travel blog

From San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles, CA

A travel blog entry by kallenswishtrip

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... ever count!   We got to see the Air Force Base just outside of Santa Barbara.  We've stopped at Santa Barbara, Ventura, Santa Cruz, Simi Valley, San Fernando Valley, and Van Nuys before detraining in Los Angeles, CA.  We experienced 3 more ...

Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz Boardwalk

A travel blog entry by ube_co

Santa Cruz Boardwalk, California ...

Bay Area, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Bay Area

A travel blog entry by greenenvy35

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A fun, full day in the Santa Cruz area, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

A fun, full day in the Santa Cruz area

A travel blog entry by ilantha

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... , cell phones, and computer, and to start the day with a hot coffee and breakfast. Our first stop of the day was the beach in Santa Cruz.  We walked up the beach and back, picking up some litter and talking.   Then we drove north to Henry Cowell ...

Hola Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Hola Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by amandacecchetto

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Santa Cruz is another great city to use as a one-night pit stop while driving down the coast. It is very affordable and great for families. There is an amusement park with outside rides, games, arcades, popcorn stands etc. right on the beach.  The ...

highway 1 coast trip to la...nick watch the road, Big sur, United States travel blog

highway 1 coast trip to la...nick watch the road

A travel blog entry by janicksbrown

... so funny as kept fighting to get on sunny planks n pushing each other off. Seagulls here are huge, cleaner looking in monterey than Santa Cruz. Pelicans are also grey in colour very ugly. On our way again highway 1 n is so dramatic in scenery. Heaps of ...

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by cestheday

Mini Road ...

Surfer dudes!, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Surfer dudes!

A travel blog entry by bobby8614

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I'd got the night bus up from LA and arrived at 7am, so found the girls & went to theirs for a couple of hours kip :) then we headed to a cute coffee shop for a drink & cake - good free wifi which always helps! Han & Jai then left to go to ...

Towed in for a nice surprise!, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Towed in for a nice surprise!

A travel blog entry by cmoreforlife

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... always seen photos growing up but never made a personal connection at a time when I could remember it. Another high point of visiting Santa Cruz for the first time was bicycling along West Cliff Drive. It was one of the most amazing rides filled with ...

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

Today I went to Big Basin Redwoods State Park..  The park, formed in 1901, is the oldest State Park in California.  Unfortunately, it wasn't formed soon enough to save most of the trees.  The majority of the park has been clear-cut in ...

Carmel. Day 61., Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Carmel. Day 61.

A travel blog entry by bri74

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... I had a 'Dirty Harry Chilli Dog' and a Hogs Breath Inn Pale Ale.Rode the scenic road out. Gorgeous houses everywhere. Up for a Cruz around Santa. It was rammed with beach and fair goers. Back to the hotel for a long sauna and shower. Mileage - 24638 - 102 ...

Santa Cruz (home!), Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz (home!)

A travel blog entry by jennyatchley

So nice to be ...

We made it to the Coast!, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

We made it to the Coast!

A travel blog entry by michelledean

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... waves, visited town shops and chatted with locals.  We had a beer as we watched the sunset and then decided to head to Santa Cruz for dinner and hotel check in.  We drove to Santa Cruz and checked into our room then walked the board walk ...

Happy(le) juice, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Happy(le) juice

A travel blog entry by jmuldavin

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... moment we stop listening is the moment we stop learning and this is something I refuse to do. To truly challenge myself, I must leave. Santa Cruz may be a utopia of sorts, but it is far removed from reality. To truly appreciate it, I must leave.  I ...

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