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    The coastal town of Santa Barbara, which has long drawn visitors for its beautiful beaches, Mediterranean-inspired architecture, and world-class wineries, is also one of the state’s top paddling destinations.
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    All of the quintessential Santa Barbara experiences, from cruising along the beachside bike path to enjoying the region’s wineries and fine dining, are all entirely possible without a car.
  3. 10 Must-Do Adventures in the Santa Barbara Outdoors
    With towering mountains, deep canyons, thick forests, and pristine beaches, Santa Barbara is a haven for outdoor adventurers.
  4. Better Bring Your Camera: 10 Santa Barbara Hikes with Amazing Views
    When it comes to combining the mountains and the sea, it’s tough to think of a better place in the country for hiking than Santa Barbara, California. Here are ten scenic hikes that offer postcard-worthy views.
  5. A Guide to California's Cant-Miss Los Padres National Forest
    For those visiting Santa Barbara, the Los Padres National Forest is an unforgettable, adventure-filled side trip offering excellent hiking, camping, mountain biking, trail running, and rock climbing.
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