"Looking for a concise way to navigate Santa Barbara? Now there's an app for that." —Santa Barbara Seasons magazine, Winter 2010-2011
Santa Barbara's stunning natural setting and balmy temperatures have lured tourists since the late 1800s. It's a small town with a big-city heart and an amazing array of things to do and see.
This essential guide gives you the lowdown on the best of Santa Barbara. It includes more than 170 entries and 1,000 photos — favorite beaches, restaurants, parks, theaters, museums, major attractions and hidden gems. It also includes useful information on local parking, transportation (emphasizing car-free options), adventure outfitters and tour operators.
From Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito and Santa Barbara to Santa Ynez wine country and Channel Islands National Park, this guide helps you make the most of your time in one of the world's beloved travel destinations. And if you’re lucky enough to live in paradise, use it as a handy one-stop reference and discover new places.
• Concise, original text by a native Californian and longtime Santa Barbara resident
• Entries filtered by useful criteria like Child-Friendly, Food & Drink, Foodie Finds, Transport & Tours, Don’t Miss and more
• Sort by distance, cost, town
• Prices, hours, maps/directions and more than 900 photos
• One-click web and telephone interface
• Offline content that you can access anytime without an Internet connection
• Accurate, up-to-date content, with new reviews and photos added all the time
★ About the Author ★
Cheryl, a native Northern Californian, has lived in Santa Barbara since 1983. She's been poking around the region ever since, looking for insider secrets in every corner of her adopted hometown.
An award-winning travel writer, Cheryl has penned many a word for regional and national travel guides, including Fodor's California and Fodor's The Complete Guide to National Parks of the West. She co-authored the first edition of The Insider's Guide to Santa Barbara (1999) with Karen Bridgers, and Hometown Santa Barbara (2008) with a crew of insider author-friends. She also co-authored the California Directory of Fine Wineries, Central Coast (2009) and is story editor of Montecito Magazine.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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