Best Western Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Best Western Inn Santa Cruz
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... water. They even huddle in groups to sleep in the water, kind of a way of protecting each other from predators. We ventured down the Santa Cruz Boardwalk that afternoon. Visitors and locals have been coming here for over 90 years. It has a number of roller coasters, rides, games and food canteens. It really is a huge amusement park right on the beach. One of the roller coasters is an old wooden structure and we were not heading onto it ...
... for a walk along one of the paths to Fern Pools for a refreshing swim in a beautifully clear deep rock pools before coming back to our campsite to start getting ready for dinner before darkness set in. We may have been quite organised but we didn't even have sufficient camp lighting to see where things were apart from the light inside the camper so we had to make sure we were set for dinner before sunset. That first evening was wonderful and I remember sharing a bottle of wine with Tara ...
... the chilling sea air directed us back into the warmth of our car.
Driving further along, we continued our journey along the magnificent scenic route. Amidst mountains and mist lay cliffs towering over brilliantly two-toned seas, their pearly white waves crashing rhythmically upon the shore. My descriptions do not do the scenery justice, so I will allow the pictures below to do the rest. Along the route were many ancient arch ...
... had all the classics; Big dipper, spin ball, log flume, pirate ship, the waltzes. There were the classic stalls with impossible prizes to be won, many tried and failed. We couldn't resist a go. We went on the Ferris wheel, giving us a fantastic view across the park before riding the log flume to get a soaking. After getting quite a splash we dried off on the waltzes, through the pod spinning wildly. After a fun day at the park we headed back to ...
... railway bridge to chill on the beach, then ran back past the crazy land amusement area to a lovely little beach restaurant where we shared some nachos and a cold beer before finding somewhere to stay for the night, we got to go past autos so I could see some famous bike jumps, which involved Emma running into a Starbucks to ask where they were ...