Hi, First I want to say I have been reading many posts planning our summer vacation and I have found the forums on TA to be priceless, thank you.
I am going to be traveling to vegas 3 nights to yosemite 3 nights then planned on traveling to Santa Cruz for two nights before driving up to San Francisco for 3 nights before leaving.
My question is, is santa cruz the place I want to spend two nights? Should I be looking somewhere else or to shorten my stay? I was attracted to the beach, the wharf, it seemed like a fun place but after reading some reviews on the river side of santa cruz, I am a bit concerned. It will be one adult and one teenager that will be traveling and I'd like to avoid going to areas that have a higher probablity of being unsafe.
I would be grateful for any advice.