Originally we thought we'd just stay 2 days in Santa Cruz but we are so glad we stayed one more.
The first two days we overcast with a bit of rain but we saw that today was gonna be beautiful so we planned a full day. It was gorgeous, not a cloud in the sky and probably in the low 70's for temps.
This morning we started our day taking a short road trip to
Big Basin Redwood State Park.
It was so worth it!
I've never looked so small...can you see me?
There's little old Rick
Looking straight up
Such a pretty area with lots of history (and really old gigantic trees)
After a great hike in the state park we headed back to Santa Cruz
to spend the afternoon on the beach
Relaxing and reading a good book.
Perfect beach day!
For dinner we walked over to the wharf
Rick, checking out the "fresh fish"
A look back to the beach from the wharf... It's so pretty here!
Tomorrow we will move on to the Monterey area
More later :)