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“Beautiful Drive”

Ranked #19 of 178 things to do in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 July 2014

The drive from Ventura CA to Santa Barbara was a nice 25 mile drive with beautiful views of mountains, ocean and beaches. We stopped at many little shops along the way and was amazed by all the campers along HWY 1 near the Pacific ocean.

Thank carcher_1332
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

This is my favorite thing to do at Santa Barbara ~ and I can't get enough! Love it here and will do the same next time around......it is a magical drive that east coat does not have. Always enjoy it...

1  Thank ROM550
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

My family and I are nerds and we enjoy driving around looking at scenery and all the beautiful houses in California. The drive is fairly short so it won't take up much of your time if you're in need of a little break.

1  Thank ErikaM411
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

If this is your first visit to the area, this is a great place to start! You can get a feel for the influence of the sun, surf, mountains and the rich cultural history and diversity that shaped the area, which is an odd mix of rural and urban: Upscal adn moving, but also laid back and earthy.

1  Thank Jo F
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

What a picturesque drive along the Pacific Ocean.....complete with white sandy beaches and palm trees to the west and spectacular views of the mountains to the east!!

Thank Jim C
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