Days Inn and Suites Santa Cruz
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Days Inn and Suites Santa Cruz
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... enough time to explore the state park and hope to catch sight of the garter snakes and seals that are often seen in this area. Sure enough, when we got down on the beach, a helpful gentleman pointed out the seal swimming around the rocky outcrop in front of us. So we just sat with our flask of coffee and watched for the seals to pop up nearby - a lovely start to the day. No snakes though. The ride to Santa Cruz had some tricky hills ...
... very user friendly, logical and despite the traffic, everything seems to somehow flow and drivers are generally very accommodating of 'novices' such as us. Paul adapted to driving on the opposite side of the car (our passenger side) and the road quite well...I could not get my head around it so opted for the role of navigator (with the help of a GPS, of course). The Californian coastline via Route 1 was lovely, the landscape very different ...
... via scenic Carmel and Monterey's 'Cannery Row' (the subject of the John Steinbeck book, which Zoe is reading), before retiring to the hot tub back at base.
Friday 28 March
Friday was a good day. Quite a lot of driving, but the most spectacular so far of the Pacific coast line along Route 1 (or ‘Highway 1’, as the locals call it). We stopped at so many ‘vista points’ we’ve lost count(!). At one vista we were lucky enough ...
... from the tracts of arrow straight roads across the prairies, the coastal route of Highway 101 and now Highway 1 which I've been riding, have an elevation profile which looks similar to an ECG trace. Sharp peaks and troughs on the map translate into narrow, ribbon like roads which soar and dip around the coast. I know I complained about prairie riding but at present I would sell my soul for a bit of flat tarmac, just for a few miles.
Gone also are ...