Santa Barbara’s Indie Coffee Shops
Jan10

Santa Barbara’s Indie Coffee Shops

  It’s no surprise that the uniqueness of Santa Barbara translates into its indie coffee shops. Stay away from the big box java stops and enjoy the brews by the locals.   The French Press -1101 State St., SB, 93101, 805.963.2721 Right in downtown, and with their own in-house roasted coffees, pastries and cookies, it’s more than a worthwhile break from the hustle and bustle of the streets. Whether you sit indoors or outdoors...

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Without a Car in Santa Barbara
Jan14

Without a Car in Santa Barbara

It’s a little daunting to think about being anywhere in Southern California without a car. However, the Santa Barbara Car Free program is so organized it has you off the highways and on the road to fun.   There are discounts galore in the program, with the added benefit of a minimal carbon footprint. santabarbaracarfree.org   Getting There Amtrak offers a 20% discount aboard the Pacific Surfliner into the Santa Barbara train...

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