Visit Santa Cruz County chooses Ripe

December 20, 2022 by Alexa Chumpitaz
Visit Santa Cruz County chooses Ripe

Meet our newest Destination Marketing client – Visit Santa Cruz County. Whether visitors are looking for a bustling city escape, a relaxing beach getaway, or an outdoorsy forest adventure, there is something for everyone. This DMO focuses on educating visitors and positioning Santa Cruz as the ultimate year-round destination. And they do an excellent job. Boasting three million annual visitors, Santa Cruz County’s tourism is a $1.1 billion industry. We are excited to have such a vibrant destination as one of our clients. 

Surfing with local legends in Santa Cruz.
Surfers off to catch their next wave in Santa Cruz.

Fun facts:

  • The ancient Polynesian sport of surfing has been around for about a thousand years but only made its way to the US in the late 19th century. Santa Cruz is the documented birthplace of surfing as a sport in North America, is synonymous with US surf culture, and people travel there from all over to surf with local legends.
  • California’s oldest State Park is in Santa Cruz County – Big Basin Redwoods State Park. The magnificent Redwood trees have been around for millennia and can top over 300 feet.
  • UC Santa Cruz has a very unusual mascot – the banana slug!
Santa Cruz Boardwalk at dusk
The iconic Santa Cruz Boardwalk is one of the oldest amusement parks in the U.S.

Intrigued by Santa Cruz? Book a trip on their site.

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