Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... huge slugs when they moved along the sand.. reminded me of a creature on Dr who.. ok we must get moving... Another lot of cars at the side of the road land people looking up into the tree. Yes a wildlife day... The Californian Condor but not just 1 but 12. These birds are big and also fascinating to watch. We were told they are extremely rare and we were very lucky to see them. I must say we have seen so much wildlife on our trip. A squirrel has become common place ...
... to meet up at 1pm and we went our separate ways. I had missed going to a Dick Smith electronics store at the beginning of the trip but I went to their large store nearby. Not that I wanted to buy anything, but it was interesting to compare goods and prices with that at home. Interestingly, they were about the same. While I was inspecting the transit route sign, an Auckland tourism ambassador rolled up on her Segway device and asked if I needed ...
... there - "if only we had more time" was now becoming a regular saying on our trip. We had a really good meal and some souvenir Forrest Gump pictures.
It was now time to get back on the road for Santa Cruz as Craig was now starting to get really excited about arriving as it was his dream to visit the town because of the film Lost Boys. Wayne and I didn't really not what to expect so just went with it. We got to Santa Cruz around ...
... of the feeding sessions, I recommend you get to the exhibit earlier rather than later. People group up pretty quickly so, if you are short like me or have a child, you or the child will have a very limited view.
The staff were also very informative. I enjoyed all the feeding sessions. I learned a lot about the mammals and fish. Of all things to amuse me, the sardines were captivating! I took what seemed ...
Santa Cruz. No relation to Santa Claus.
This fun little town had an amusement park right on the beach with all the usual rides and carnival foods. Traffic was terrible on this Sunday afternoon with everyone probably scrambling to get back home after their weekend break.
Mario and Bo went off to explore the promenade while DDD (Designated Driver Dee) took a shower and had a nap, the responsible thing to do after a night of restless sleep and ahead of another day ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Riverside Inn Santa Cruz
Other places to stay in Santa Cruz
175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $204
- Beautiful location
- A view worth every penny.
- The view is worth it
6001 La Madrona Dr., Santa Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Great Service
- Only Average
- Convenient for the San Jose Airport
600 Riverside Drive, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $77
1410 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $106
414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $77
- Home away from home
- Very Bad Area, Bad Hotel, Horrible Service!
- Ok room
110 Plymouth Street, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $89
301 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $98
- One to avoid
- Not well tended
- Used to a great place to stay, property now seems neglected
555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $84
- Horrible motel
- Overpriced Motel 6!
- Three strikes! You're out!!!
500 Ocean St, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $92
1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $143
- Comfy Place to Stay
- Clean, good service
- Great place, but overpriced for our stay
516 Water Street, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $81
1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $79
337 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $62
314 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $89
330 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $67
301 Beach St, Santa Cruz | 2 star hotelfrom $84
510 Liebrandt Avenue, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $65
505 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $72
111 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | 1 star hotelfrom $64
522 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $49
176 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $78
- Great Experance
- What a GREAT FIND
- Need customer relations improvment
201 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $109
- Weekend in santa cruz
- My favorite place to stay in Santa Cruz
- Ok, but not great
645 Seventh Avenue, Santa Cruz | Hotelfrom $85
174 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz | 3 star hotelfrom $223