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Boulder Creek Pizza & Pub

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

Vinocruz Wine Bar

Food+Drink | Soquel

Steel Bonnet Brewing Company

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

Jalisco Restaurant

Food+Drink | Watsonville

The Firehouse Bistro

Food+Drink | Woodside

The Cremer House

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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...

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. You will discover that these small, unique businesses are creating outstanding artisanal brews that reflect their...

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. Alice’s Restaurant: “A Little Slice of Bliss Among the Redwoods” Located in Woodside, CA, Alice’s...

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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 Redwoods State Park 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. Be forewarned; both are strenuous backcountry...

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...

Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

The Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail runs about 30 miles, depending on where you start and what side quests you settle on. Fulfilling the promise of its name, the trail dips, climbs and winds from the peaks of the Santa Cruz Mountains to the shores of the Pacific Ocean. On this epic journey, it passes waterfalls, springs and creeks, wetlands and chaparral...

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Cruise Coffee Company

Food+Drink | Scotts Valley

Discretion Brewing

Food+Drink | Soquel

Downtown Local

Food+Drink | Pescadero

Duarte’s Tavern

Food+Drink | Pescadero

El Salchichero

Food+Drink | Santa Cruz

Gama Bakery

Food+Drink | Watsonville

Harley Farms

Food+Drink | Pescadero

Henfling’s

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond

Jalisco Restaurant

Food+Drink | Watsonville

Jenna Sues’s Cafe

Food+Drink | Boulder Creek

La Fondue

Food+Drink | Saratoga

La Placa Family Bakery

Food+Drink | Ben Lomond