Santa Barbara, California
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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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In 1848, the United States began to expand and under its expansion policy, it annexed the town and the remaining California too. At that time, Santa Barbara became a lawless town, known for a health resort and military base. It was hit by earthquakes in the years 1812 and 1925. Today, it is rebuilt in a Spanish Colonial style, and marks as a popular tourist destination in California. Let’s read more about the detailed history of this magnificent city.Santa Barbara Early History This city was discovered almost 13,000 years ago by the ancestors of the Chumash. Around 10,000 Chumash lived on Santa Barbara’s south coast when Juan... Read more »
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