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Roaring Camp Steam Train Through Santa Cruz Redwoods
"Experience California’s redwoods as never before by taking a steam train through one of the Golden State’s towering ancient forests. Be inspired by both the natural beauty of the groves and the engineering prowess of this hulking locomotive which dates back to the 1890s. Hop aboard the train at Roaring Camp in Felton near the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains just 80 miles south of San Francisco. Settle into your open-air car and hang on as you chug past hundreds of old-growth redwoods with an unobstructed view. As you make your way up to the top of Bear Mountain you’ll cruise over trestles and glide beneath the verdant canopy. Along the way the knowledgeable train conductor will illuminate the forest with bits of history about how it was formed and facts about the local wildlife
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Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Santa Cruz
"Learn to Surf! This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help. We will walk you through all the basics to get you started and catching wave breaks ocean conditions safety in and out of the water wave etiquette paddling push up and pop up techniques
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Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Santa Cruz
"Learn to Surf! This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help. We will walk you through all the basics to get you started and catching wave breaks ocean conditions safety in and out of the water wave etiquette paddling push up and pop up techniques
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Historic downtown Campbell

The suburban sprawl that identifies the San Francisco Bay area, and especially the south bay, has interesting pockets that once were individual towns. After WW11 development spread and these small centers were surrounded by housing and strip malls. One of these centers is Campbell, in the heart of the Santa Clara Valley. Campbell was in the center of an agricultural area with a lot of orchards. That is gone now, but the older town core is still intact. The older buildings now house restaurants, shops and some bars, and many of them are worth coming to see. There is also a popular farmers market on Sunday mornings in the spring and summer.
Some restaurants with good food and economical prices: Aqui and Sonoma Chicken Coop.
A good pub: Katie Bloom's
Quality food and nice atmosphere: Twist.
Shops: books, olive oil and produces, wine, sporting clothes, clothes botiques.

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