Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California - Santa Barbara (Chapter)
This is the Santa Barbara chapter from Lonely Planet's Los Angeles & Southern California guidebook.
Frankly put, this area is damn pleasant to putter around. Low-slung between lofty mountains and the shimmering Pacific, chic Santa Barbara's red-tiled roofs, white stucco buildings and Mediterranean vibe give credence to its claim of being the 'American Riviera.'
- stroll Stearns Wharf by the harbor, then laze on Santa Barbara’s cinematic beaches
- amble around downtown’s Spanish-Mexican colonial historic sites, winding up at Mission Santa Barbara
- eye panoramic views atop the Vertigo-esque clock tower of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Santa Barbara & around, Santa Barbara Wine Country, Los Olivos, Solvang, Buellton, Montecito, Summerland, Carpinteria, Ojai, Ventura and Channel Islands National Park.
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