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... and then Luke, Katie, Eric and Josephine went to the Daddy Daughter Dance while Julie, Mom, Dad and Karen went to dinner. Josephine and Katie also spent a lot of time just hanging out and playing together. We are already looking forward to seeing them again...in ...
... to tear them away, and with Mike and I hungry, we headed into town for food. We found a great pizza place on State St and sat in the window watching the world go by. Great pizza and a Bud! Then we checked out the shops as Mike's dollars were still burning in his pocket! He had researched and found out about some skate shops so we hit them first. Two T Shirts later we returned to the hotel and convinced the girls ...
... a pleasant town to wander through and browse the shops. We stopped here for lunch and sat outside at a cafe - a treat to find I could have a tuna melt on gluten free sun-dried tomato bread - delicious! One of the strangest things we've ever seen - Gum Alley - an alley literally with the walls covered in used chewing/bubble gum - sounds revolting doesn't it, but it has a certain art to it! Even more of a surprise was the cost (very low) of the parking. Having parked for over two hours in ...
... clear blue/green lagoons, tropical climate, Exotic Cocktails, Great Barrier Reef, Sun Bathing .. Did I mention Cocktails? Then after we are suitable relaxed, suntanned and hydrated we fly down to to Southern Queensland to the incredible City of Surfers Paradise. More Beaches, Sunshine, theme parks, Shopping Meca, and lets not forget visting the locals.. Kolas, Kangaroos, Crocodiles ...
... a car or a bike: gotta do what you gotta do!). Thus, I don't have the choice to walk to every place I want to visit (and there are a lot of them!)
I would like to tell you that I ate mouth-watering dishes but I unfortunately haven't yet... it will be coming soon (word of ''foody''!). As I am writting today, I have two and a half work-free days. I think it will be a pretty chilly weekend in terms of weather. My plans? Doing some school homework (Yeah, I am ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
5650 Calle Real , Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $185
1111 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Great beach front location, large room but a bit of a smell
- Radisson was Spectacular!
- Loved the Radisson!
3850 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $190
- Pepper Tree is nice
- Pepper Tree - Great
- Seems best bet on State Street
2220 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $187
- Encina Lodge is great
- Lovely place to stay
- Just Okay
202 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $221
- Ditto other reviews - bad motel experience, misleading website
- Do not stay here
- Perfect Location
28 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- Delighted with our room
- Not the Four Seasons....
3714 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $115
- Great pool and spa
- Like the Sandman, but gee...
- Very nice place!
31 West Carrillo, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $291
- Hope this was an anomaly
- Very good, but some kinks need to be worked out...
- This is not a Leading Hotel of the World
5490 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $234
- Good location for UCSB but no amenities
- Convenient to UCSB, but that's about it...
901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $186
- Great relief to long travellers
- Perfectly Fine
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $183
17 W. Haley Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star hotelfrom $199
- Pleasant Surprise
- Great Location. Leave the car at home.
- Great Location
128 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $144
- Quiet and homey
- Surprising find near the S.B. beaches
- Very charming hotel
533 State Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $200
- Quiet, central location, good deal
- Affordable elegance.
- We loved it, and the valet parking was only $5.00.
1295 Coast Village Rd., Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- Traveler beware
- All that I expected.
- Stay away!
1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $219
- I am pleased to report
- One of the best kept secrets in Santa Barbara
- Rate Problem
800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara | 5 star hotelfrom $451
1816 State Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $197
3344 State St., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $109
1029 Orilla Del Mar, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $163
- Just Love the Inn at East Beach
- Max Value
- Great rooms and very friendly service.
915 Garden Street, Santa Barbara | 4 star hotelfrom $376
- Amazing place!
- Santa Barbara Pace...
- Great Attention to Detail
109 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star hotelfrom $173
- Staff to be proud of!
- Great for beach and self-catering possible
- We will be back
2819 State Street, Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $138
324 West Mason Street, Santa Barbara | 1 star hotelfrom $166
2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $75