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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 StatesChildren’s play: If you are visiting the city with your children, then keeping them occupied is not difficult in Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens has sea lions, giraffes, elephants and lions and the Kid’s World is a community built and community designed playground for children. The Stearns Wharf is also worth a visit. Beaches: Due to the temperate climate of the region, the visitors are able to enjoy its outdoors throughout the year. East Beach is a large sandy beach located to the east of Stearns Wharf. Many magazines have acclaimed this beach to be the best in the country and it also offers facilities for... Read more »

 
 
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