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Discretion Brewing

Food+Drink | Soquel

Malone’s Grille

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

Spanky’s

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

The Cremer House

Food+Drink | Felton

The Firehouse Bistro

Food+Drink | Woodside

Wild Roots Market

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

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The Cats – Perfect, notorious BBQ

07 | 31 | 2018

But forget the BBQ for a minute, I had no idea how delicious the history here proved to be. A one-time stop for stagecoaches, the Cats Roadhouse had also served as a weigh station for lumber wagons. Along with the introduction of paved roads, its history took a turn to the notorious during the 1920s...

Craft Beer Exploding In Santa Cruz

04 | 29 | 2018

If you like a tasty brew, you will enjoy exploring the craft beer taprooms in Santa Cruz County. There are some sixteen craft breweries and fifteen taprooms and counting in the county where you can enjoy flavorful, refreshing brews.

Cuisine With A Long History

04 | 26 | 2018

Within the redwoods are several restaurants with histories as interesting as the ancient trees. These eateries serve up some amazing cuisine that fits perfectly with the atmosphere. Each with their own distinct history and stories that go back many decades.

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Hike to Berry Creek Falls

One can experience an excellent hike to the iconic Berry Creek Falls by hiking a 9-mile out-and-back trail from Big Basin HQ. Of course, the full splendor comes on the 11-mile loop, with three additional waterfalls, all of them along the spectacular Berry Creek Falls Trail.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Though it’s not the biggest park in the county, there are hiking, biking, and equestrian options beyond what’s described here. It’s strongly recommended that adventurers go by the Visitor Center and talk to the docents about hike ideas, trail closures, wildlife sightings, and whatever other...

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

In 1902, the early environmental movement saw one of its crowning moments come to glorious fruition with the formation of the California Redwood Park. The park, later renamed Big Basin Redwoods State Park, would prove to be the first unit in what would eventually evolve into the modern California State Parks system.

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Places to Go & Things to Do

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Jenna Sues’s Cafe

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Loma Coffee Bar

Food+Drink | Los Gatos

Malone’s Grille

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

Oak & Rye

Food+Drink | Los Gatos

Pedro’s

Food+Drink | Los Gatos

Ristorante Casa Nostra

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

Scopazzi’s Restaurant & Lounge

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Spanky’s

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

Steel Bonnet Brewing Company

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

The Cats

Food+Drink | Los Gatos

The Cremer House

Food+Drink | Felton

The Firehouse Bistro

Food+Drink | Woodside