Few cities in the world rival the natural beauty and the sunset beaches of Santa Barbara. It's where the mountains meet the ocean in a classic charming style of red-tiled roofs and stucco buildings. The city's outskirts are wrapped with vineyards, golf courses, mountains and hiking trails on ridges overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Art galleries, fine dining, parks, bike paths and outdoor cafes with harbor views make Santa Barbara one of the most desired destinations in California. For more information on Santa Barbara, accommodations and the surrounding area call the Conference and Visitors Bureau at 805-966-9222. The city is a 1 1/2 hour drive from Los Angeles. It has a municipal airport with short connecting flights to LA and San Francisco International Airports.
Contact the Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau for more information on visiting Santa Barbara and the surrounding area.
For complete information on dining, lodging and attractions in Santa Barbara County, or to request a free 80-page Visitors Guide, please call (800) 549-5133 or visit their website: www.santabarbaraca.com
Many people traveling by air will initially land at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), about 2.5 hours away from Santa Barbara. From there, you have the option to either fly to Santa Barbara, travel to Santa Barbara via the Santa Barbara Airbus or rent a car and drive to Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara Airbus provides several daily bus trips from the Los Angeles International Airport to Santa Barbara; Phone: US/Canada (800) 423-1618; (805) 964-7759 for those calling outside the US/Canada area, or Fax: (805) 683-0307.
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