TripAdvisor Reviews Riverside Inn Santa Cruz
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Had our standard camping breakfast of banana pancakes with IHOP maple syrup. With a side of avocado on pre-toasted bread. I originally laughed at how lazy you must be to buy pre-toasted bread......but it's the best thing when you are camping! You can find it at good old trusty Walmart. Had a play like massive big kids on the jumping pillow which was super fun, but also highlighted that our fitness levels were well below ...
... Carousel Inn. It turned out it was on the same street as our hotel and even closer to the Boardwalk. We thankfully caught Mike Schmidt just as his work day was ending.
Then we headed to the wharf for some more exploring. The classics like Stagnaro's and Marini's Munchies were still there along with a few new stylish additions (i.e. Firefish which Mike recommended).
At the end of the pier was ...
Today was a planned, "take it easy" day. The plan was to visit a giant redwood forest just outside Santa Cruz and then maybe catch some waves. What actually happened was we spent all morning trying to unlock and reactivate Sarah's phone which APPEARED to fail so we drove to AT&T to see if they could make it happen but they could not either. So, believing that my phone was already unlocked we got directions to another ...
... br> "I need to fill these Thermos's, how do I do that"....a huge sigh and roll of the eyes comes out of his mouth and face along with the wail of..."I suppose I will have to boil the kettle... more than once, you will have to come back in ten minutes".
I can't believe how much trouble we are to look after fancy wanting boiling water??!!.
The only reason he is even out there is to watch for "guests" stealing too much of the ...
... the $9.75 fee and a great way to spend a couple of hours. To end the day we celebrated my birthday with a posh meal in the hotel restaurant overlooking the oldest golf course in California, stunning setting and stunning food (Sian had the biggest scallops you will ever set eyes on), and of course the bottle of cava went down a treat too. The jazz music in the background was an added bonus to top off a pretty amazing day. ...
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