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Beautiful Drive

Take a tour to really get the most out of the drive as the tour guide will be able to point out the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
Convenient Way to Travel to the Pier

It was nice to walk down to the pier and look at the shops along the way. But, it was great to be... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
htravelbug
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Vancouver
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92260, Santa Barbara, CA
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"lovely drive"
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"hendry's beach"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a tour to really get the most out of the drive as the tour guide will be able to point out the highlights of the area. When you get into the Monticeto area damage from the recent fires and resulting mudslides can still be...More

Thank trainfan2000
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

It was nice to walk down to the pier and look at the shops along the way. But, it was great to be able to take this convenient transportation back to where we were staying. It was inexpensive and fun.

2  Thank htravelbug
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Santa Barbara has some nice coastline to explore and the best way is to do it by driving around and stopping on a way at places of choice. Good time guaranteed.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great way to catch the sights and ambience of Santa Barbara. Beats driving—this way everyone gets to look around!

Thank Jollena T
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Take bus to drive through Santa Barbara in CA to enjoy amazing home and architecture, its close to coast line and beautiful scene will hold your heart. Good drive with your loved one

1  Thank udaym2016
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I wrote a previous review of the Scenic Tour, It is a very popular review of one of the most beautiful urban drives. But recently Santa Barbara and specifically Montecito has experienced a very serious natural disaster, which has taken lives and left this amazing...More

10  Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Along portions of this scenic drive are some amazing homes and interesting architechure. The coast line is very pretty and it's easy to follow around different neighbourhoods. Not too much traffic but it was steady on a Sunday afternoon. We enjoyed the ride.

Thank seetheworld2014
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Nice easy scenic drive along the coast. Visiting different neighbourhoods near the water and out to the mountains. Surprised by the difference of architecture of homes in different neighbourhoods.. Looks like a nice place to live.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The scenery is stunning, and we did part of the tour on a shark tour. Part land, part water, definitely a nice, relaxing, different way to see the sights. We did not complete the entire drive, so I have to return.

Thank ORD-TGU
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We took part of this drive and it was beautiful. Beautiful views, beautiful homes and well worth doing!

1  Thank Krr1975
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4 March 2018|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
The tour is one you drive yourself, so there is not cost, but you'll need a car. However, the route has been recently damaged due to serious landslides in January 2018 that claimed 22 lives. It is recommended that you do not... More
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Response from VA-Short-Term | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to answer this way, but we were on a bus trip and this is the way we traveled the drive by the shore. It is beautiful though I really loved the sailboats and cabin cruisers.
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