Lavender Inn by the Sea
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... had lunch here by the waterfront and went to the other side of the bay for a walk where there were sea otters chilling in the bay and a beach. The walk was nice around the other side of the bay as it is so pretty and the surrounding landscape was awesome. We left here at about six to head on to San Simeon, once we arrived we showered and went out for dinner. We went to a grill place and ordered way too much food. We learn't that american ...
... perfect day on the top of a bus! Moreover, there were several stops during the tour so you could visit the different parts of Hollywood and Beverly Hills but I didn't get off, unfortunately. I regret it a little bit: I wanted to go to the Beverly Center, which is a shopping mall but it looked enormous and I didn't really know where to go. Anyway, one thing is sure: my wallet was happy with my choice of not going!
At every stop, new people went on board of the bus. ...
... stopped in Paso Robles at the Firestone Brewery. The brewery itself and gift shop was closed, but the restaurant and bar was open. We grabbed a table in the stylishly decorated converted warehouse and ordered dinner. The food was excellent and the beer flight that I sampled was quite good as well. We were back on the road before 7pm and arrived back home in San Jose by 9pm exhausted from the drive and happy to be back in our own beds.
... an outer gate and an inner gate.
Back on the train today heading up the coast. This is a spectacular ride. I will post plenty of pics. I will be in Sacramento tonight and then from there it a long trek back to Chicago on the California Zephyr. It actually goes through Denver but Sarah is not in Denver, she is on the East Coast and we may actually meet up in Chicago as she is on her way back to Denver.
Had a drink at the pool with Maryloo, John, Trish and Lance.
After dinner, we decided not to have a drink in the hotel bar, so went back to the room and sat on the balcony with a glass of red wine.
Went to bed about 2.00am after updating the days ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking