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10/16/2020
Santa Barbara Attractions

Santa Barbara Attractions for a Historical Journey

Everywhere you look in Santa Barbara there is some history to take in. Santa Barbara celebrates its heritage with a variety of attractions that focus on history and art native to the region. Take a look at these Santa Barbara attractions for a historical journey! El Pueblo Viejo District When visiting Santa Barbara, you have to check out the downtown neighborhood, the El Pueblo Viejo District. This historic area features...

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09/19/2020
Santa Barbara Attractions

Natural Attractions in Santa Barbara

Visitors to Santa Barbara often first think of the incredible wharf along the coast or shopping and dining opportunities found throughout the city. Santa Barbara is also home to a variety of natural attractions that have helped establish the area as we now know it. Santa Barbara Botanic Garden In order to get a true understanding of the vast varieties of plant life in the area, one needs to visit...

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02/10/2020
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ShakeSBeer 2020

The best way to enjoy any vacation is to fill your nights with joy by attending local events, especially ones that are creative, unusual, and fun. When you’re visiting us in February 2020, you’ll be right in time for this exciting event: ShakesSBeer 2020! This event is coming to you on Valentine’s Day Weekend, so this year you can say “I love you” with the gift of a truly unforgettable...

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10/22/2019
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How to Find the Most Scenic Spots in Santa Barbara

For a taste of the refined California lifestyle filled with sprawling desert mountains, golden sand beaches, excellent wine, and fresh caught seafood, there’s no better place to spend your time than in our elegant coastal city of Santa Barbara. Often referred to as The American Rivera, the Golden State aesthetic meets Mediterranean style, with blanched white buildings and red-tiled roofs that pay homage to Santa Barbara’s Spanish colonial heritage. Our...

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09/24/2019
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Outdoor Santa Barbara Adventures

There are endless ways to enjoy your time in Santa Barbara, but our favorite things to do here will always be the outdoor Santa Barbara adventures you can find around the city if you know where to look. Just around the corner is your future Santa Barbara adventure. Let’s take a look at what you’ll find! Go Surfing at Santa Barbara Harbor This age-old sport has been around for centuries...

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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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07/11/2019
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Best Dessert in Santa Barbara to Beat the Summer Heat

Stop in for a Bite of the Best Dessert in Santa Barbara McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams is like a well-beloved local ice cream shop, conveniently located in downtown Santa Barbara. They have 22 deliciously different flavors to choose from, made with local ingredients. Even the waffle cones here are homemade, and their Santa Barbara Strawberry is the best you’ll ever have. Rori’s Artisanal Creamery is also a great choice if...

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06/27/2019
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Santa Barbara Attractions to Visit in the Summer

There’s no better way to enjoy summer to its fullest than by heading to Santa Barbara to soak up the sun, Pacific waves, and some Santa Barbara attractions. Whether you’re in the mood to hang out on the beach, sip on fine wine, or visit boutiques, Santa Barbara is the place to go. Check out these Santa Barbara attractions for the summer while you’re in town! Santa Barbara Attractions –...

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05/2/2019
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Reasons to Enjoy Santa Barbara Holidays

Traveling during the holidays has become an American tradition. For many of us, the extra days off are a big reason, but we also like being able to get away from the responsibilities that encompass the big holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter! If you’re planning a holiday getaway in the upcoming future, Santa Barbara and our Paradise Retreats holiday escapes should be at the top of your list....

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