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Waterfront Activities in Santa Barbara

As one of the waterfront motels in Santa Barbara CA, you could say that we know what’s up. As Santa Barbara is a large city, there’s no want for things to do! But sometimes you just want to spend your entire getaway at the beach (or as close as possible). So we’re here to help you […]

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Featured Restaurant: Finch & Fork

Our Santa Barbara motels latest recommended dining option? Finch & Fork, located at 31 West Carrillo Street, just a quick mile away.

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Interesting Facts About the Old Mission of Santa Barbara

The Old Mission Santa Barbara is iconic. Unless you’re a local, and maybe even then too, it might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of our city. It’s a beautiful part of our region’s history. Here’s what you might not know.

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Top 5 Things to Do During Your Spring Break in Santa Barbara

March 20 is the first day of spring this year, and we couldn’t be more excited for the next few months in Santa Barbara! Spring Break isn’t just for the college kids. We enjoy access to the beach and venues along Cabrillo Blvd Santa Barbara — and all the fun activities the area has to […]

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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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