Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara
... the bay, the marina and the hills back over Santa Barbara. We could have stayed much longer but went back to the bikes, cycled down the pier and joined the kids in the hotel. We didn't stay long and managed to convince Becky to cycle too, as Rachael and I wanted to go back to the pier restaurant to eat. So we went and go got two more bikes from reception and the four of us headed on out onto Castillo St then over West Cabrillo Blvd and onto the cycle path on ...
... and a happy flight. We landed in Frankfurt(er) Germany about 20 mintues ago. Lynda immediately sprung for the "die bretzel"--when in Rome I guess. We have a three hour layover before the second leg of our adventure begins.
"Immer frisch im Kopf"-- I have no idea what that means but it is on the back of the bottle of water I am currently drinking. ...
... into Christianity. We also had a quick look at the big Courthouse! Time to do some more shopping down the main strip which was beautiful. For dinner we randomly picked a pizza pub place. $3 beers and pizza. Two California boys walked in and started chatting to us about Australia and what we had been doing that day. One of the boys owned a big yacht at the harbor an invited us back there! Steph and I ...
... What an entertaining activity to do in California!... not. Well, at least, I discovered new TV shows.
On Friday night, a staff member who works at the museum in the education department invited me at a restaurant to eat dinner with her husband and son. I accepted her invitation: I was really excited to finally go out with people (as weird as it sounds). She showed me her house and we all headed ...
... Walmart shopping – we are on the road through the dry bare northern California. Endless orchards, fields were our sights.
Rest stops/Truck stops
The big trucks are everywhere, in front of us – behind us – passing us or we are passing them. I think there are more trucks than cars on the road. So for lunch break we parked between them – actually ...
Other places to stay in Santa Barbara
1601 State Street, Santa Barbara | 2 star innfrom $166
433 W. Montecito St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $188
18 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $187
1188 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara | 2 star innfrom $100
15 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $217
- DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE!
- Not the gem that it advertises!!
- Fooled me once
122 West Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara | Innfrom $65
104 Bath St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $173
- We LOVED our getaway!
- A Perfect 10!
- Room was great!!!
206 Castillo St, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $216
63 Humphrey Rd, Santa Barbara | Innfrom $160
36 W. Valerio St., Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $232
- A relaxing, cozy retreat
- Loved the Cheshire Cat Inn
- Loved the Cheshire Cat
121 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara | 5 star innfrom $363
- The Gold Standard for B&Bs
- A Secluded Retreat With Exceptional Service
- A Beautiful Inn
1327 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $194
- Excellent Stay
- Delicious Breakfast, Friendly Management/Service
- Great getaway
1908 Bath Street, Santa Barbara | 3 star innfrom $182