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Drifting from Dawn to Dusk in Santa Barbara

BY NIKI CHOPRA RICHARDSON SANTA BARBARA HAS LONG BEEN THE PLAYGROUND OF JETSETTERS AND BUDGET TRAVELERS. CALLED THE AMERICAN RIVIERA, AND AN EASY DAY JAUNT UP THE 101 FREEWAY FROM LOS ANGELES, IT IS HOME TO RESTAURANTS AND BARS FOR EVERY PALATE AND POCKETBOOK. WHEN STAYING IN SANTA BARBARA, consider an overnight stay in one of the many boutique hotels that can put you within walking distance of State Street, the heart of the city’s entertainment, retail and food. Since the pandemic, this main promenade has seen a rise in patio dining options for nearly every restaurant in the three…

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