Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz
... very modern, and then back to Aquarium, located at the end of Cannery Row. A very modern aquarium and boasting the worlds largest octopus. Great many displays of, wait it for it, fish. Yep, lots of fish, but very well displayed (even on the café menu). They also have displays of puffins, all types of jelly fish (miniature to giant),sea otters and penguins. We then had a walk along Cannery Road, made famous by the author John Steinbeck. It used to be ...
... rollercoaster and the 1911 carousel… and we also learned here about the fashion of swimming suits from the early 1900s to now.
Pigeon Point Lighthouse
On our last part of the Hwy 1 – we stopped here, and luckily it only rained a tiny bit.
Once it was the tallest lighthouse in America, and it started to work in 1872 – and still today it is ...
That night Lil treated us all for dinner at Max’s Grill in PG. You’ll see Russ’ pot roast, Gerry’s lamb shank, Dick’s butternut squash ravioli, Sayo’s ribeye steak, and Mel’s and my rack of lamb! Wonderful meal!
Well, only more day to tell you about! Saturday!
The day started with a walk from the end of Cannery Row to Wharf 2, about 2+ miles round ...
... to me. It all worked but not sure I had everything set up exactly right!!
People were worried for me, camping alone. I have to admit, it was a bit weird, so I guess it was a good thing that I was so tired.
Friday got up early, made some coffee, and started schlepping stuff up the hill. It was a great stay, just wished I could have made it longer.
... swings, cable car and an old carousel. The Giant Dipper is a historic wooden roller coaster. It took 47 days to build at a cost of $50,000. It opened on May 17, 1924. With a height of 70 feet and a speed of 55 miles per hour, it is one of the most popular wooden roller coasters in the world and is the 5th oldest coaster left standing in America. It was fun and made me scream! Daddy squashed his sunglasses. We went to Outback Steakhouse for ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed