Sailing and leisure
From excitement at a beachside amusement park to an evening sail, Santa Cruz County has attractions to entertain the whole family. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Lagattuta
Santa Cruz County's coastline features beautiful seaside scenery, ocean wildlife, and world-class surfing. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Lagattuta
A Creative Community
American Idol James Durbin of Santa Cruz delivers his magic for the home crowd before dazzling America. Photo courtesy of Russell Martin and BluePacificPhotography.com ©2010
Wineries throughout Santa Cruz County invite you to taste their top-notch red and white wines. Photo by Frank S. Balthis © 2011. All rights reserved.
Sidewalk cafes, beachside boutiques, and beautiful restaurants feature local Santa Cruz specialties. Photo by Frank S. Balthis © 2011. All rights reserved.
Bikeways and walking trails wind through the redwoods, along the coast, and all through the beautiful UCSC campus. Photo courtesy of Jim Mackenzie