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Inside Background
Santa Cruz is a generally safe place to visit. The downtown is busy and active...
Last edited: March 11, 2008
Santa Cruz was originally settled by Native Americans, primarily the Ohlone...
Last edited: March 24, 2010
The Santa Cruz Wharf offers nearly a mile of ocean views, tourist-y shops, and...
Last edited: November 12, 2014
Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council (CVC) For free information...
Last edited: November 13, 2014
Like any city by the ocean, summer is the time to pull out the bikinis and...
Last edited: June 24, 2008
Santa Cruz is one of America's many surfing capitals, complete with its own...
Last edited: June 12, 2006
Inside Transportation
Going to Santa Cruz?  How do you get there?  Well, that’s easy enough to do...
Last edited: November 11, 2013
Travelers generally find that driving is the way that they are most likely to...
Last edited: February 21, 2011
Travelers generally rent cars and use a combination of driving and...
Last edited: July 24, 2006
Taxi service is available in Santa Cruz, although most people find that it is...
Last edited: October 12, 2012
Inside Things to Do
Nisene Marks State Park Located 7 miles south of Santa Cruz in the coastal and...
Last edited: April 20, 2009
Santa Cruz is a delightful destination for families. The main attraction here...
Last edited: November 10, 2013
Travelers interested in knowing about the best local bars and clubs in Santa...
Last edited: December 01, 2009
For such a small town, Santa Cruz has a big reputation. Many Californians think...
Last edited: November 10, 2013
  Pacific Avenue is the main street of Santa Cruz.  It is pretty and tree-lined...
Last edited: August 22, 2014
This is a great way to spend a few hours in Santa Cruz.  Go wine tasting...
Last edited: October 10, 2011
Don't be fooled by the name, this isn't an indoor mall. Instead, it's a very...
Last edited: October 24, 2011
Pleasure Point is a great area!  Enjoy bringing the dog to the "Dog Park" or...
Last edited: February 02, 2010
 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Fun in the Sun The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has...
Last edited: October 08, 2013
Santa Cruz Wharf is adjacent to the Boardwalk and Main beach. It is a very long...
Last edited: November 11, 2013
The Arboretum at UC Santa Cruz is an unsurpassed garden with flowering plants...
Last edited: December 10, 2009
Website: http://www.parks....
Last edited: August 01, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Santa Cruz has countless restaurants and types of food to offer visitors. Fast...
Last edited: December 16, 2007
Santa Cruz restaurants specializing in breakfast range from the pedestrian...
Last edited: November 11, 2013
CHARLIE HONG KONG 1141 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, Ca 95062 Organic Asian street...
Last edited: February 16, 2013
A favorite late-night dining spot is in downtown Santa Cruz. It's call Red...
Last edited: October 31, 2007
 This upscale Bistor is actually located in Aptos, just a few minutes away from...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
The food is fresh and they really put alot of care into their food. Some of...
Last edited: February 29, 2008
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: October 04, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: September 12, 2014
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: December 04, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
Car hire in the USA for incoming travellers How to rent a car abroad, what is...
Last edited: December 15, 2014
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: October 06, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 15, 2015
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: November 10, 2014