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Inside Background
Santa Barbara’s architecture is unique and interesting. With a nod to its...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
If one could identify the major cultural influences on Santa Barbara, one would...
Last edited: 17 November 2012
If you’re heading to Santa Barbara, you need not be worried about your personal...
Last edited: 14 June 2006
The Santa Barbara area was originally settled by a large number of Native...
Last edited: 2 March 2008
Recommended Reading  The Yankee Barbareños.  The Americanization of Santa...
Last edited: 19 January 2013
The Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau is the official resource for...
Last edited: 30 November 2010
There is really no bad time to head to Santa Barbara. This area enjoys...
Last edited: 2 March 2008
Why Santa Barbara?  Location, location, location...  Lying between a...
Last edited: 25 November 2006
Inside Transportation
If you've ever been to the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) you know the terminal is...
Last edited: 23 July 2014
Santa Barbara is a walker’s paradise. Much of the shopping, dining and...
Last edited: 23 July 2014
The Amtrak train station is close to everything so you don't need to worry...
Last edited: 3 November 2008
Tourist season in SB is a tough drive and parking is limited.  Smog wouldn't do...
Last edited: 29 September 2006
Inside Things to Do
Winetasting via Jeep is the way to go!  Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours offers wine...
Last edited: 11 March 2015
Santa Barbara is a modern medium sized city with a small town heart.  You see...
Last edited: 24 November 2012
Santa Barbara is an excellent place to bring the family. Since most children...
Last edited: 20 December 2012
Santa Barbara nightclubs & bars. Its a mixed bag;  mostly clustered...
Last edited: 17 November 2012
Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful coastal cities anywhere, with...
Last edited: 8 September 2006
There is a rich and diverse arts scene in Santa Barbara, with many performing...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
If you enjoy shopping while traveling, Santa Barbara is a good destination for...
Last edited: 22 July 2014
There are many sports and activities from which to choose from while visiting...
Last edited: 20 November 2014
For golf with a view, try Sandpiper Golf Course near Goleta (north of Santa...
Last edited: 18 November 2006
Santa Barbara has great hang gliding from the mountains 3000+ feet above sea...
Last edited: 4 June 2010
Searching for bathrooms while walking in downtown Santa Barbara? All of the...
Last edited: 25 December 2008
Santa Barbara is considered one of the most romantic destinations in the United...
Last edited: 27 September 2009
Santa Barbara nightclubs & bars are a mixed bag;  mostly clustered downtown...
Last edited: 22 June 2011
Skydive Santa Barbara is just a 30 minute coastal drive north from downtown...
Last edited: 4 January 2008
So... ...You've just arrived at UCSB, SBCC, Westmont or Brooks. “‘Bye, [insert...
Last edited: 30 September 2009
Whale watching in the Santa Barbara Channel used to be a seasonal activity, but...
Last edited: 8 May 2013
Of course you have heard about Napa and Sonoma valley in Northern California...
Last edited: 10 October 2009
Carr Winery is located in Downtown Santa Barbara. They specialize in ultra...
Last edited: 2 July 2013
Families with children and people who like to live history should not miss the...
Last edited: 13 April 2011
Museum of Natural History 2559 Puesta del Sol Road Santa Barbara, 93105...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is a great place to take the entire...
Last edited: 22 August 2007
Skydive Santa Barbara, located at the Lompoc Municipal Airport, is owned and...
Last edited: 20 July 2009
 Stearns Wharf has got to be the most beautiful wharf on the California coast...
Last edited: 27 August 2007
Inside Dining Scene
Bella Vista, 1260 Channel Dr., Santa Barbara CA ...across from Butterfly Beach...
Last edited: 24 November 2012
 Olie e Limone is a fine dining venue in Santa Barbara featuring Northern...
Last edited: 13 February 2006
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: 27 March 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: 15 September 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: 12 April 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: 26 June 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: 21 September 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: 28 February 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: 2 October 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: 12 September 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: 17 December 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: 25 September 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: 6 November 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: 4 May 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: 30 August 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: 20 October 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: 19 September 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: 17 September 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: 8 April 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: 26 October 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: 29 April 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: 24 August 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: 5 November 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: 19 June 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: 18 September 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: 9 September 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: 11 November 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: 2 June 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: 6 November 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: 9 September 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: 28 October 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: 11 January 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: 20 October 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: 18 April 2017