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Nice way to explore the town

Santa Barbara has some nice coastline to explore and the best way is to do it by driving around and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mr_Nobody_1979
,
Krakow, Poland
via mobile
Treat yourself.

Great way to catch the sights and ambience of Santa Barbara. Beats driving—this way everyone gets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jollena T
,
Point Roberts, Washington
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Santa Barbara has some nice coastline to explore and the best way is to do it by driving around and stopping on a way at places of choice. Good time guaranteed.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to catch the sights and ambience of Santa Barbara. Beats driving—this way everyone gets to look around!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take bus to drive through Santa Barbara in CA to enjoy amazing home and architecture, its close to coast line and beautiful scene will hold your heart. Good drive with your loved one

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I wrote a previous review of the Scenic Tour, It is a very popular review of one of the most beautiful urban drives. But recently Santa Barbara and specifically Montecito has experienced a very serious natural disaster, which has taken lives and left this amazing...More

9  Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Along portions of this scenic drive are some amazing homes and interesting architechure. The coast line is very pretty and it's easy to follow around different neighbourhoods. Not too much traffic but it was steady on a Sunday afternoon. We enjoyed the ride.

Thank seetheworld2014
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Nice easy scenic drive along the coast. Visiting different neighbourhoods near the water and out to the mountains. Surprised by the difference of architecture of homes in different neighbourhoods.. Looks like a nice place to live.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The scenery is stunning, and we did part of the tour on a shark tour. Part land, part water, definitely a nice, relaxing, different way to see the sights. We did not complete the entire drive, so I have to return.

Thank ORD-TGU
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We took part of this drive and it was beautiful. Beautiful views, beautiful homes and well worth doing!

1  Thank Krr1975
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very restful, intellectually surprising, and inspiring views in every direction. Walk and remember that LIFE GOES BY IN SECONDS!!!! Do not waste it on petty, narcissistic people and petty concerns. Drive through up to the promontory and view one of the most SPECTACULAR vistas of...More

Thank Pelhamgirl
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This was not our idea of a "scenic" drive. The route was poorly marked with few stopping / vista points. If you were wanting to real estate it was perfect. We had hope to get some great views of the sea and drive up into...More

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4 March 2018|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
The tour is one you drive yourself, so there is not cost, but you'll need a car. However, the route has been recently damaged due to serious landslides in January 2018 that claimed 22 lives. It is recommended that you do not... More
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darreljrt
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Response from VA-Short-Term | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to answer this way, but we were on a bus trip and this is the way we traveled the drive by the shore. It is beautiful though I really loved the sailboats and cabin cruisers.
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