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The Inn at Saratoga

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Fern River Resort

Lodging | Felton

Inn at Pasatiempo

Lodging | Santa Cruz

Brookdale Lodge

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The Cottage at Where Water Falls

Lodging | Pescadero

Hartman House Inn

Lodging | Boulder Creek

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Stay at Fern River Resort – Feels like a Summer Camp

09 | 09 | 2019

Nestled behind Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, just off the ever meandering highway 9, lives Fern River Resort. Fern River is a charming gathering of cabins in the redwoods fit for large family vacations, weddings, or even just a romantic getaway for two. Fern River Resort was founded in 1929, years after a boulder containing...

Best Spots to Camp This Summer

06 | 28 | 2019

It’s officially summertime in the Santa Cruz Mountains! The summer sun is drying everyone out after a rainy spring, the flowers are in full bloom, and those shady hiking trails have never looked so inviting. With the UCSC students out of town and the locals reclaiming the area, many people are looking around for summer...

Reopening of iconic Brookdale Lodge

06 | 23 | 2018

If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man. James Dean I suppose the same could be said of places. It seems Brookdale Lodge has not only bridged its own life and death, but transcends dimensions too. Manifestations...

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Hunting for Banana Slugs

Banana slugs are fascinating, even mesmerizing to observe in person. Watching one slide its way down a portion of a miles-long trail or up the side of a towering redwood is a meditative experience. However, despite their low speeds, they’re not always the easiest organisms to track down. Like a good hunter does their prey,...

Big Basin Redwoods State Park (Closed)

Big Basin Redwoods State Park has been closed indefinitely due to fire. 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...

Butano State Park

Butano State Park doesn’t have the enormous ancient redwoods you’ll find at other Redwood State Parks, though it’s rumored that in some secret corner, far off-trail, there hides one of the tallest specimens in these mountains. Still, it more than makes up for lack of accessible old-growth groves with its biodiversity and panoramic views. The...

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Brookdale Lodge

Lodging | Brookdale

Dream Inn

Lodging | Santa Cruz

Fairview Manor B&B

Lodging | Ben Lomond

Fern River Resort

Lodging | Felton

Flipjack Ranch

Lodging | Felton

Hartman House Inn

Lodging | Boulder Creek

Inn at Pasatiempo

Lodging | Santa Cruz

Masoods Lodge

Lodging | Boulder Creek

The Cottage at Where Water Falls

Lodging | Pescadero

The Inn at Saratoga

Lodging | Saratoga