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Santa Barbara

Perfect weather, beautiful buildings, excellent bars and restaurants, and activities for all tastes and budgets make Santa Barbara a great place to live (as the locals will proudly tell you) and a must-see place for visitors to Southern California. Check out the Spanish Mission church first, then just see where the day takes you.

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Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Santa Barbara.

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Take a magical road trip on California's Highway 1

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