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Coastal Artists and Beaches: Off the Beaten Path

Oct 1, 2009  Great road trip up the coast from Santa Cruz to Half Moon Bay. Stop in Davenport during Open Studios Tour. Exciting abstract expressionist paintings, gorgeous photographs, raw line drawings, Homemade surf boards. Great eats: "Whale City Bakery/Cafe" and the "Roadhouse". Raw outrageously gorgeous coastal bluffs and beaches for hours of exploration.
1.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Davenport, Santa Cruz
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Repeat visitors, Sports buffs, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Active/adventure, Tourists, Pet owners
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Davenport Landing Beach
    Davenport Landing Beach, Davenport, California

  • 2. Whale City Bakery
    Whale City Bakery, Santa Cruz, California

  • 3. Roadhouse Restaurant and Inn

    Scenic Bed and Breakfast Inn with ocean views and Restaurant in the coastal village of Davenport, 9 miles north of Santa Cruz, on Highway 1. Wood-fired pizza, organic, local produce, gourmet dining.

  • 4. Larry Harden Studio
    http://www.larryharden.com

    Local Santa Cruz artist with open studio in Davenport; 63 yr-old Larry Harden, an exciting abstract expressionist painter; also photographs, drawings. Colorful, thickly textured paintings. Original works and prints available for purchase.