Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa
Travel Blogs from Los Olivos
We got up a little later than normal this morning. Packed some cheese, fruit, water---readied Aragon for another day of staying and guarding the motorhome while H and B traipsed around the countryside. Bonna's plan was to hit some of the local wineries and Harlan's plan was to do what Bonna told him to do. First stop was a little winery east of Santa Maria called Rancho Sisquoc that seemed as if it was a thousand miles ...
... s Round Tower or Rundetårn in the scale 1:3 was finished in 1991 and can be seen in the town center.
Mission Santa Ines, one of the California missions, is located near the center of the town. Solvang is located at an elevation of 505 ft., 46 miles north-west of Santa Barbara, about 15 miles north of the Pacific coast and a short 3 miles from Bulleton. The city only has has a total area of 2.4 square miles. Solvang enjoys lots of ...
... night outside Santa Barbara in the Santa Ynez mountains, and visited the Cold Springs Tavern for a little nightlife. The Cold Springs Tavern is a historic place that once served as a popular carriage stop along the road, so we thought we might find some good crusty local characters there on a Friday night. Instead we found polished young Santa Barbarians (??) in v-neck sweaters and skinny jeans. But the beer was cold and the band was good, and I even got Jonas to dance a little. ...
... having Starbucks for breakfast and being leisurely and then set off...I was sat next to Alex, and Laura was in the front of the van. Graeme seems really chilled out and laid back, but at the same time really organised which is good. Graeme took us northwards, heading to our stop for the night in Santa Barbara, but on the way he took us to Chinese theatre in Hollywood to see the walk of fame. There were people everywhere and it was difficult to even see the ...
Santa Barbara is situated on an east-west trending section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States. The city lies between the steeply-rising Sanat Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The climate here is often described as being Mediterranean, and the city is known at the "American Riviera".
The sun does not set over the ocean in Santa Barbara...which is pretty weird as it is on the West Coast!!
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