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The Best Ice Cream of Santa Barbara? McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

The competition is fiercely cold for the best ice cream in Santa Barbara. You can’t just get in the game, pal. Your ice cream has to be delicious, you’ve got to be unique, and it has to take a pretty picture. Enter: McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, scooping up the best in the business since 1949.

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2018

It’s that time of year again! Film lovers descend upon the city for SBIFF to view more than 200 different films and participate in diverse panels and lectures. Stop searching for places to stay and reserve your room at the Marina Beach Motel now. We’re just a few days and a couple blocks away from […]

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Our Favorite Scenic Spots in Santa Barbara: Gardens, Parks, and More

Santa Barbara is a great sightseeing destination. We wanted to share some of our favorite outdoorsy and nature-oriented picks. You don’t have to be a botanist to enjoy these spots. Beyond Stearns Wharf and Cabrillo, there are plenty of scenic parks and gardens in Santa Barbara for the average tourist.

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Where to Eat This Week in Santa Barbara: Americana Edition

We just can’t rest with our restaurant recs. Your average Santa Barbara diner and other comfort food havens don’t rest, either. Whether your day’s all about eating or you’re of a more active mentality… here’s where you’re headed when it hits fifty degrees tonight.

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Where in Santa Barbara Should You Go to the Movies?

While Santa Barbara is sunny pretty much year-round, everyone goes to the movies sometimes. It’s not a cold- or dreary-weather exclusive activity. Did you know that the winter holidays usually bring in more movie-goers than most other days of the year? And hey, you’re on vacation. This goes without saying, but you can do whatever you […]

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5 Santa Barbara Instagram Accounts to Guide You Around Town

Whether you’re a native or just dreaming about your next getaway, let these photographers show you around Santa Barbara. Here are our favorite five Santa Barbara Instagram accounts that capture the best of our views, food, drinks, architecture, and more.

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