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Santa Barbara, California

 
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added on 3rd of February, 2015

Santa Barbara, which is a halfway point between San Francisco and Los Angeles is easily the most gorgeous and I've ever been to by far. Nicknamed the "American Riviera" because of it's extremely beautiful scenery, wonderful beaches, enjoyable climate and pleasant mountains which corner the resort, it is obviously a top destination that everyone should see.

I adored the place and still adore it, it's very unique, since the architecture dates to from Spanish colonization. The fact that the area itself is very wealthy also means that unfortunately it is very expensive at the same time. Nevertheless, Santa Barbara offers you a lot, owning many famous and renowned bars, clothing stores, restaurants and more at State Street.

The best part of it, however, is the beach, it's just fascinating as it gets, totally enjoyed it to the fullest.

 

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USA 2013 - overview

1. Dec 1, 2013 San Francisco (San Francisco)
2. Dec 6, 2013 Napa Valley (Napa)
3. Dec 10, 2013 Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara)
4. Dec 12, 2013 Los Angeles (Los Angeles)

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Santa Barbara, CA, United StatesSanta Barbara is a famous city in Santa Barbara County, United States. It is located on the coastline, between Santa Ynez Mountains and the sea. The city has a Mediterranean climate, and is popularly known as California's "South Coast". Sometimes, it is also popularly called as the "American Riviera." Looking back at the history of Santa Barbara, historians say that it started about 13,000 years ago when the first Native Americans arrived here. Then the territory was occupied by the Spanish in the 18th century who promoted Christianity.... Read more »

 
 
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