What to Pack: Santa Cruz Edition

Our Artist in Residence, Megan Roy, dreams up creative projects inspired by our hotels. This time, it’s for Santa Cruz Dream Inn–located in the center of beachy Santa Cruz on the California Coast, just walking distance to the famous boardwalk and right on the Pacific Ocean! Santa Cruz is the perfect destination for a long weekend getaway during the summer: it’s got everything from hiking trails to secret surf spots making it a great location if you’re up for some adventure. (And then there’s the hotel pool of course…)

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From Megan: “For a successful trip to the California coast, be sure to pack lots of comfy clothes and athletic attire good for beach hiking, pier wandering, and coastal exploration. Don’t forget your sunnies or a pair of sneakers! The Santa Cruz Dream Inn is minutes from some of the best beaches and outdoor fun the coast has to offer, so (most importantly) pack for an adventure!”

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About the artist: Megan Roy is an illustrator, designer, and s’mores enthusiast from New Hampshire currently living in Los Angeles. While Megan’s favorite medium is pen on paper, she has spent time working in film and television, photography, and on large-scale installations. She has been decorating the world since 1986. You can see more of her work on Instagram and on her site.


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