Coastal California - Santa Barbara County (PDF Chapter)
This is the Santa Barbara County chapter from Lonely Planet’s Coastal 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.’
- eye panoramic views atop the Vertigo–esque clock tower of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse
- follow the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail to taste top-rated Pinot Noir
- kayak sea caves, hike windswept cliffs and watch for whales in Channel Islands National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Santa Barbara & Around, Santa Barbara Wine Coun-try, Solvang, Buellton, Montecito, Summerland, Carpinteria, Ojai, Ventura, Channel Islands Na-tional Park.
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