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Address: Santa Barbara, CA
Activities: Walking
Description: Self-guided walking tour of Santa Barbara's historical landmarks.

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Historic self-guided tour

The Red Tile tour is an official walking self-guided tour that is available online and also in a printed version in Santa Barbara's visitor center. It takes you through all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Tel Aviv, Israel

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Red Tile tour is an official walking self-guided tour that is available online and also in a printed version in Santa Barbara's visitor center. It takes you through all the historic buildings along the beautiful State street and Santa Barbara street, beginning in the county courthouse. This serves as a good guide while you are walking along State Street.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

After seeing the Mission, Courthouse, and taking a trolley tour, we were ready to walk the Red Tile Tour of Santa Barbara's oldest and historic buildings. It was such a peaceful and informative tour. (we got a map with descriptions on-line) It was nice to be off the beaten track for several of the stops, too. Everything was well marked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Pick up your free map from the Santa Barbara Visitor’s Center (located on 1 Garden St.—near Stern’s Wharf). The free online versions I found showed less detail. The historic tour points you to the more interesting downtown historic landmarks. I quickly folded up the map and simply enjoyed looking left, right, up and down at the beautiful Santa Barbara architecture... More 

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Address: Santa Barbara, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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