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Santa Barbara Scenic Drive

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Address: 92260, Santa Barbara, CA

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Scenic drive

On our way from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara we headed for Solvang, a lovely little Danish town, then onto the 154 which takes you to Santa Barbara. The drive is through the wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara we headed for Solvang, a lovely little Danish town, then onto the 154 which takes you to Santa Barbara. The drive is through the wine country and hills, much better than taking the 101

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Telford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say a word out of place about Santa Barbara, I just love it. It's clean, great shops, mouth watering restaurants, you name it it's got it

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Dallas, Texas
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the drive if you have some time, don't forget to go slow so you can really take it all in. It's worth it.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Santa Barbara has a couple beautiful buildings, but mostly it is just another average town. If you are a tourist, visit the courthouse and maybe down at the ocean...and then you have pretty much seen SB.

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La Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much beauty and history in all the buildings. Beauty everywhere and much peace too. It is so pleasant to drive in Santa Barbara!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

The Santa Barbara Scenic Drive was a great way to get a feeling for the whole area - beautiful scenery and great houses - highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Look, you came all the way to visit this magical place you've been hearing about for yours. You probably came in your own car, after all, you're an American. The first thing you must do when you get here is the "The Scenic Drive". I've invented my own version of this drive, which I think is the best version of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Couldn't of had a greater trip and a reconnect and a visit to all of the great SB spots! Scenic Drives, cruises on State Street, Cabrillo Blvd, APS, cocktails, El Encanto, Four Seasons Biltmore, favorite avocado orchards! Santa Barbara Art Museum, Funk zone and family patio

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We did this Scenic Drive after visiting the Spanish Mission going up, up and up...beautiful drive with beautiful views from the top. The houses are all different, some modern, some old school...all beautiful

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

If your a decent cyclist, you will love the drive. If you just want to cruise up and see the sights, this is a cant miss!

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