A Day in Santa Barbara

Oh Santa Barbara, you have stolen my heart. I had such a small taste of the city, and I’ve never wanted to go back to a place more.

First stop: Old Mission Santa Barbara.

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The drive up to the mission is absolutely stunning, and once you get there, it only gets better.

Second stop: Spanish Garden Inn.

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This place couldn’t be any more adorable, warm, and inviting. It’s ranked #1 on Trip Advisor, and it is most deserving.


Upon my arrival, I was pleasantly surprised to find this lovely refreshment station set up. I helped myself to some raspberry lemonade and made my way to my room, which was right off the main courtyard.






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I spent the afternoon reading a book by the pool and relaxing before dinner. There are no words to describe the loveliness of this hotel. Just go and see for yourself!

Next up: Dinner in Santa Barbara.



11 thoughts on “A Day in Santa Barbara

  1. i got so excited when i saw this post! i went to school for 4 years in santa barbara and its like another home to me. if you have time, try out The Palace restaurant there (right off of State St.). it’s one of my faves. have fun!

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