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Santa Barbara Scenic Drive

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Address: 92260, Santa Barbara, CA

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You will never tire of this drive

Absolutely stunning scenery. The speed limit is low so you can enjoy the beauty of this most beautiful city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Absolutely stunning scenery. The speed limit is low so you can enjoy the beauty of this most beautiful city.

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Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Nice rolling hills and small cliffs. Nice views of the bay and well kept and clean. Nice road. Watch the ships go by and maybe you can catch some seals like we did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful drive!! The contrast of the mountains and the ocean, what could be prettier!!! We did the wine and olive oil route as well and this was breathtakingly beautiful and worth the time. The drive in the town is beautiful , such a quaint place and we just loved the pier and the walks on the beachfront! Plenty... More 

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Mirfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were lucky to be able to get the top down and have a lovely leisurely drive soaking up the last rays of the sun whilst enjoying the sights, sounds and smells!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Take a leisurely ride into the hills to see quality architecture built into the hillside. Stop for a great view of S B, the waterfront, harbor and the natural flora and flora. Take your time as is a narrow, but safe, winding down to the city.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We got a map of Santa Barbara at the front desk of our hotel and on it was a path of a scenic drive of Santa Barbara , mostly following the coast line but also going to an interesting area past the zoo ! We were able to see different aspects of this lovely city and appreciate its lovely architecture... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is probably the most scenic drive you'll ever take! Right along the Pacific coast on Highway 1. So many beautiful things to see.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

There are so many scenic routes in SB I didn't know there was a specific one. Just drive and you'll always end up someplace nice.

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Clifton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Santa Barbara is a very beautiful city. The trolley tour was fantastic and I would recommend it to all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The drive is good if you have nothing better to do, but I wasn't quite impressed. Don't get me wrong, it's definitely beautiful and scenic, and the road winds up and brings you to a cool high vantage point where you can see all of Santa Barbara. The route also takes you past a few cool spots where you can... More 

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Address: Address: 92260, Santa Barbara, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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