Santa Cruz County History - Tourism

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In only 25 years, Capitola went from an 1869 campground to home of one of the top seven coastal resort hotels in California, the Hotel Capitola. The town of Capitola continued to grow in popularity, and today is a popular beach destination. On Wednesday Capitola will celebrate its 125th ..." [More]

Excerpted from Capitola Hotel's Heyday by Ross Eric Gibson