Local Hotels in San Francisco Bay Area at Santa Cruz | San Francisco / Silicon Valley Bay Area Hotels

Sometimes you have to think like a local to get the best hotel rooms and best values in hotels. I am learning the tricks of the trade and especially like the business hotels that locals know about. Thinking and travelling local helped me out on a trip with my mom to Santa Cruz. It was a place I once wanted to live, but our bay area jobs required a little closer commute, so we ended up in East Bay. On a trip with my mom, we took advantage of a vacation for a few days not far from either of our homes, making it a local trip with places neither of us had previously explored.

The Scotts Valley Hilton met all our requirements. Firm beds, nice rooms, views of pine forests, and a close drive to Santa Cruz beaches. Just far enough away from the tourist spots of Santa Cruz, we enjoyed fabulous rooms, great rest, and exploring that was the best between a mom and daughter. Some of our encounters should be in a book!

When you think local, travel shorter distances and explore your own back yard.

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