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... in the assassination attempt was on display.
We eventually reached a very unique display. The Air Force One 707 used by American Presidents until 2002 was in a beautiful hangar hanging from the ceiling. Off the the side was another amazing sight. The library will host a Republican campaign debate on September 16. The stage was under construction while we visited. It is a temporary stage built far off the floor on the top of a massive staging. ...
... that in the U.S. it had been hard to find coffee that we liked, since they typically serve huge cups of weak filter coffee. Alison agreed that they needed to invent a new coffee, 'the fifty fifty': half espresso, half hot water... We tried to explain this in a few cafes without much success!
We next made our way around the historic centre by car to get a feel for the wider town. We saw the old Mission which was a beautiful building - sadly we didn't think we could ...
We are busy getting ready to leave on our European adventure and can't believe how fast the day of our departure is rapidly approaching. We leave Santa Barbara on March 3rd and it will be here before we know it. We appreciate having a month off of work before our trip to prepare for our journey ...
... on front steps not looking to happy to see us. Dont worry we aint stoppin was in our thoughts.
Time for dinner after our little excursion & a bit more of the same. Sat down at table in Sizzler restruant to be greeted with a hole in window. Wonder what caused that, quick give us food, we gota go.
We knew before we came to Oakland it might be a bit shady but to be honest the hotel is great & as long as you are careful its ok ...
... shaky and upset....
Back to finish off laundry marathon and a two hour swim in the pool for James and Ruth.
We were sick of the car and so walked out from the hotel to find food. Also needed CROCS for Ruth as she had now got a 10p size hole in her CROCS and had been finding the pavaments a bit warm underfoot. Found the San Fran CROC emporium and got funky new CROCS all round.
Had a celebratory ...
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
1 Nob Hill, San Francisco | 4 star 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 | 4 star hotelfrom $166
2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara | Hotelfrom $75