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Address: 92260, Santa Barbara, CA

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We did not enjoy because we went during peak hour traffic so could not enjoy the view safely. I suggest you go early morning on a weekend or off peak on a week day to get the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We did not enjoy because we went during peak hour traffic so could not enjoy the view safely. I suggest you go early morning on a weekend or off peak on a week day to get the most from your drive.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Not a long drive, but filled with amazing history and beautiful architecture. And great places to have lunch along the way.

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san diego, ca
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've noticed in reading these reviews that people are reviewing many different things ranging from the entire coast of California to one block of a street. I highly recommend the review and specific drive of "bmalloy" below dated January 9, 2015.

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Lithia, FL
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140 reviews 140 reviews
64 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The area away from the beach had some nice scenery. The directional signs could be better. It's a good idea to map out your excursion first.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a beautiful place to walk, run, bike, or drive. Lots of sidewalk, paved path space. Saturday and Sunday mornings are crowded with lots of friendly people and their dogs. Some points have high cliffs and you can look out over the ocean. Others are low and you can park and get right to the beach. A wonderful place... More 

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santa clara, ca
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It's how the other half lives. Beautiful views, architecture, just amazing. It's not like Monterey's 17 mile drive. If it's a slow day, or rainy, do this and just go ooooo and ahhhh,

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Arlington, Texas
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77 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Take the high drive aroun the east side of town, it ends at the mission and goes though some great lanscaped houses.

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51 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We found this to be a wonderful way to see some of the scenic views of Santa Barbara and the beautiful neighborhoods. Allow at least an hour and a half for this unless you don't plan to stop. We actually spent about 2 hours doing it. We stopped at several beaches for the views (Hendry Beach was very interesting) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Not to be missed if you have a little time to kill... well worth the experience. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Sun City, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you are in Santa Barbara, by all means do the drive. However, there is much prettier scenery in other parts of coastal California. Save your time for those drives if your tour time is limited.

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