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08/29/2018
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What to See and Do in Santa Barbara this Fall

It’s no secret that we love our town, and when you’re thinking of taking a fall vacation, we sincerely hope you choose Santa Barbara as the location (and of course, Paradise Retreats for your vacation accommodations!). In our minds, there is no better place on earth to celebrate the end of summer and beginning of cool days, cooler nights, and the taste of pumpkin spice everything! And to help you,...

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08/7/2018
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Great Places to Eat in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara area is one that is filled with freshly grown local produce, and a number of our amazing local culinary artists have used this to their advantage to create some truly incredible dishes and eats. The next time you’re in the Santa Barbara area, here are three great places to eat in Santa Barbara you need to make sure to check out for yourself: Cold Spring Tavern From the...

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08/1/2018
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The Best Santa Barbara Attractions for your Day Trip

When visiting Santa Barbara, it’s possible that you may want to take a little tour of the towns, cities, and villages that make our region so wonderful, and we can’t blame you wanting to go on day trips from Santa Barbara! Many of us here at Paradise Retreats have lived here our entire lives and still wake up every day wondering how we got so lucky to live in such...

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07/23/2018
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Visit Santa Barbara and Learn These 5 Things

Chances are you already know the important things about Santa Barbara: the perfect weather, the incredibly scenic landscape, and the fun that can be had in our ocean village. But sometimes, it’s the little details that make the biggest impact. Knowing theseSanta Barbara facts, not just about our city, but about the people who make (or made) their lives here, gives Santa Barbara a human factor that makes it even...

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07/6/2017
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5 Santa Barbara Summer Activities to Cool Off With!

As the hot months of summer roll around, thousands of people are making their plans to visit Santa Barbara to seek refuge from the heat. Among beautiful beaches and exciting establishments, you will find countless ways to stay cool this summer. Here are some Santa Barbara summer activities that are sure to keep you comfortable while providing a great time in this amazing city. Visit Santa Claus Beach Because you...

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06/20/2017
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Have a Blast During Santa Barbara 4th of July

Regardless of the time of year, Santa Barbara is one of the best places that you can visit throughout the entire country. Due to the Mediterranean Climate, the “American Riviera” generally has amazing weather, which keeps this beautiful city bustling with energy. It is an exciting experience to visit this amazing city during our 4th of July celebrations. Here are some of the most exciting things going on for the...

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05/18/2017
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5 Can’t Miss Places to See in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in California, with lovely Spanish style architecture, an inviting waterfront, and a mountainous backdrop. It also has the great advantage of having many of its points of interest within close proximity to each other, making it an easy city to explore. Check out these amazing places to see in Santa Barbara. 1. Mission Santa Barbara The “Queen of the Mission...

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