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01/23/2020
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3 Easy California Recipes to Cook in Your Santa Barbara Vacation Rental

One of the best advantages of staying in one of our vacation homes is that you’ll have a decked-out kitchen ready to go for whatever you want to cook up. Here are a few California recipes to break in your vacation kitchen with: Simple Baked Chicken Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 1 hour Ingredients: • 10 chicken thighs • 4 tbsp olive oil • 2 tsp garlic powder •...

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01/20/2020
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Where to Find the Best Handcrafted Cocktails in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a city of culture and beauty, and you’ll find that atmosphere permeating every aspect of your visit, from the people to the architecture to the scrumptious, handcrafted cocktails you encounter. Head to our favorite establishments and taste all the best cocktails Santa Barbara has to offer. The Good Lion This contemporary cocktail bar is a fine way to spend an evening in the lovely city of Santa...

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01/16/2020
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Santa Barbara Winter Sightseeing

Winter is a fun time here in Santa Barbara, so you’re coming to us at the perfect time. Not only do we have fun winter activities for you to enjoy, but you’ll also get to experience Santa Barbara Winter sightseeing! Make sure to visit our favorite sightseeing hotspots while you’re in town: Mission Santa Barbara No matter the time of year, this is one of our favorite places to go...

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12/30/2019
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Early 2020 Santa Barbara Events to Enjoy

The start of the year is the perfect time to visit Santa Barbara. Let the eclectic vibes, vibrant energy, and endless fun to be found in this city start your year out with a bang. There’s always something to do here, and you’ll want to make some time for these four  Santa Barbara events while you’re in town. Santa Barbara International Film Festival Jan 15 – 25, 2020 Santa Barbara,...

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12/24/2019
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Enjoy Your First Santa Barbara Vacation of 2020

There’s no better way to kick off 2020 than with a trip to the California seaside. Santa Barbara is one of the most unique cities around, and you’ll have the time of your life on your first Santa Barbara vacation of 2020. Take some of these awesome ideas for what to do while you’re in town: Attend the International Film Festival Since 1986, January has been the time of year...

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12/11/2019
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Amenities You’ll Love in Our Vacation Rentals in Santa Barbara California

There are so many options to choose from in our rental catalog, and you might be wondering what makes them each so special. It’s not just the unique architecture or the lasting comfort or the lovingly designed interiors. Our vacation rentals in Santa Barbara California are all decked out with all the amenities, too, which means that it will really feel like your home while you’re in town! Beach Access...

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08/7/2019
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Our Favorite Santa Barbara Activities in the Fall

Santa Barbara is one of the finest cities you can visit on the West Coast during the fall season. There’s so much to do here that you’ll be busy dawn to dusk! Not to mention the gorgeous weather, beautiful landscape, and the cultural liveliness that gets even sharper this time of year. Here are our favorite ways to enjoy Santa Barbara activities in the fall: Take the Santa Barbara Wine...

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07/31/2019
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Top Santa Barbara Fishing Spots

One of the most popular pastimes year-round with locals and tourists in Santa Barbara is fishing. The Large Santa Barbara Channel is the perfect location to reel in big catches and have a relaxing day at your favorite fishing hole. Several spots in Santa Barbara have become more popular for their abundance of fish and higher likelihood to reel in a big one. Here are the top Santa Barbara fishing...

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07/24/2019
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Your Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend Vacation

Take advantage of the three-day Labor Day Weekend this year by planning a trip to one of the most beautiful and fun-filled cities on the west coast. Santa Barbara is lovely in September, so what better time to come visit? While you’re here, you’ll want to make the most of the long weekend. Here are some ideas for attractions to hit each day for you Santa Barbara Labor Day Weekend....

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07/11/2019
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Indoor Things to See in Santa Barbara

A Santa Barbara vacation isn’t complete without seeing attractions both outdoors and indoors. While the beaches may be calling you, there’s plenty of indoor things to see in Santa Barbara as well! Below are just a few of the places we think are worth checking out during your stay. Pasa Nuevo There are dozens of shops to explore here, so if you’re looking for a place to grab a few...

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