Blue Sands Motel

421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93103, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Santa Barbara

Moving, moving, moving

A travel blog entry by edellis903


... wide, almost like east coast beaches, but water temperatures are in the LOW 60's all year round all (maybe 67 in the middle of summer). Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff obviously didn't spend a lot of time in the water. The landscape north and west of LA is quite incredible - mountains framing incredible valleys with major agriculture everywhere. Unlike Florida, the pickers apparently drive ...

Pepper spray, taser or guns anyone?

A travel blog entry by samandken


... probably 12cms. They were pretty tough old blue gums, because they are so close to the ocean, the closer trees are dying off, because of the salt spray- well that's what we think! So now I have seen the butterflies, we can go home and I would be happy. But not really, tomorrow I think we are going to hire a car and head off to Yosemite.
Along the way to Goleto, we passed heaps of shops, one with a window offering pepper spray, tasers and guns. I guess we really are in ...

Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by annapeters


... which runs on biodiesel. He showed me the sites and took me up to Santa Barbara university where he showed me the Free Box. It's exactly as it sounds, people drop of their unwanted clothes Etc and people are welcome to come and take whatever they need. The box was established in 1968. I found a tee there I wanted and spoke to Michael who is the custodian of the box. Before our tour Johnny took me to a bar which was showing the England-Poland ...

Surf's Up in Sunny Santa Barbara

A travel blog entry by winterhawk


Greetings from Santa Barbara.

This leg would see us challenge Point Conception, referred to by many as the "Cape Horn" of the US west coast. This hurdle had been hovering somewhere in the dark recesses of all of our minds as the big challenge of the trip. It was the big bad boogeyman. Think skull and cross bones. We were. Yeah we had crossed countless harbor bars, rounded multiple capes and made it through the Golden Gate. All ...

Having a Whale of a Time

A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie


... champ doing all of the driving, and wandered down a little trail to see the staggering view of a cove. It was great to see how much the views varied depending on how far along the road you were and what direction you were looking in, from crystal clear uninterrupted ocean in one direction to rugged and dramatic cliffs a little down the road.

Monterey has been immortalised in the works of Steinbeck as a lively working class place, but being so close ...

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This motel, located on 421 South Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, is near Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, Cabrillo Bike Path, and Chase Palm Park.
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