California's Santa Barbara County owes its success with cool climate wines (notably Chardonnay, Syrah and Pinot Noir) to a geological oddity: coastal .
Santa Barbara is one of my favorite weekend getaways. Here are my top tips on what to do in this Central California coastal city when short on time.
From resorts to retreats and hotels to hideaways, Santa Barbara offers visitors a variety of accommodation options to fit any budget. Whether you want to splurge, spend or save, these are the top places to stay in Santa Barbara: