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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 92 miles from Los Angeles nestled between palm-lined Pacific beaches and the foothills of the gentle Santa Ynez Mountains. Its beautiful location with wide sandy beaches, dolphin-filled Pacific waters and its picturesque hills and the fact that you can enjoy a wonderful weather almost all year round have made people call it the „American Riviera”. As all beautiful places, this place has attracted the rich and famous that put in some of their money for the city’s development and now we can look at grand public buildings, well-funded museums and luxurious gardens. Though the town is steeped in... Read more »

 
 
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Welcome to Balboa, CA - Dec 15, 2008, by MadSuh
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