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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Touring: The County Courthouse is a masterpiece of architecture featuring lush lawns and tropical gardens. The Stearns Wharf offers a Sea Center which features touch tanks, live displays and an arts and a craft show on Sundays. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is the centerpiece of Santa Barbara Harbor which features historical exhibits, floating exhibits and ship models. Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens is a garden spot which offers trails that wind through the desert as well as a canyon. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art features innovative exhibitions and unforgettable collections of Roman and Greek antiquities.... Read more »
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