Inn by the Harbor
Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
After leaving Treebones we headed down the coast stopping off at Piedras Blancas to see the elephant seals, they really are odd looking animals and quite a distinct sound they make, the beach was covered and pairs were wrestling around in the sea, others were covering themselves in sand, we were told it was moulting season so some were loosing …
After breakfast we strolled down to the beachfront and along the pier to the end where we watched a cormorant dive under the water and appear with a fish in its beak. We also saw a guy fishing who caught a ray and didn't want to touch it.... hehe. Some fisherman. He managed to get it back in the water.
As you stand at the end of the pier …
This morning we were up early to visit Hearst Castle, built by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. From the highway you can just make out the mansion on the top of the hill, when it's not misty. It was misty the morning we went. To get to the house you have to board a bus from the visitors' centre to travel up the five mile long drive. The …
Santa Barbara is a beautiful town that sits in the middle of a beach setting and mountain back drop. The beach town is the epitome of what one would vision a town in California to look and feel like - surfers running around, college town vibe, bike trails, wineries, mountain sides, cool breezes, warm sun, large wide beaches and winding cliff trail …
... lives in this
community and many of the members were long term members. Our hosts Shosanna and
Mark had previously helped to found Southside Cohousing in Sacremento which was
a more inner city community than Frog Song. We got to experience why Frog Song
got this name because with this onslaught of rain in California the local ponds finally reclaimed
enough water to regenerate the frog community who reconvened their choral chant
for our rain-walk ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking