Santa Cruz was such an awesome surfer town with so much to do. Very hippish in certain areas, we felt right at home with our RV. Although parking is a pain, once you get situated be sure to wander throughout the broadwalk, pacific street, and surrounding districts. Be sure to hit Pacific Cookie Co., Pizza My Heart (get a free slice with purchase of cheap t-shirt), and verve coffee.
Found this gem on the RoadTripper’s app, this spot was something pulled out of a imaginary world. Literally dozens of Emu’s and Ostriches roam around eating out of your hand. If you choose to go, try to time it up with sunset, as you’ll get a twofer experience with the sun setting beyond the mountains in the background.
Fortunate to be able to call the bay area home for a month, we fell in love with SF. Spending most of our time in the Marina District, we were able to find a flawless systematic parking route for staying overnight and free in one of the most congested cities in the Country. Presidio was home for the night while Crissy Field and Marina waterfront parking lot was home during the day. If headed to SF, reach out for a full rundown of places to go: email us