2 Days in Santa Barbara

2 Days in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California (B)

We arrived at the Coast West Beach Inn sleepy-eyed and ready for a nap. Our flight south had us up at the ungodly hour of 3 AM so all our bodies wanted to do was shut down. Not the best way to start our 2 days in Santa Barbara but we were ready to make the most of it. We were greeted by hotel manager Teresa, a bubbly and cheerful person who truly cares about her property and town. She happily rattled off an ambitious itinerary to help us cover as much of Santa Barbara as possible in the short time-frame we were given. Her excitement was contagious and made it clear that there was no time to nap as Santa Barbara has far too much to offer.

Feeling a bit famished our ears perked up when Teresa talked about where the best tacos in town were. Sold. Armed with a stack of pamphlets and brochures we headed out to see if Santa Barbara lived up to the hype. Within minutes were on the beach side bike path on our rented cruiser bikes in search of Santa Barbara’s best tacos. After a few minutes of peddling we arrived at the La Super-Rica Taqueria, a cute little taco stand made famous by the late famous chef Julia child’s and her comments on how much she liked the place. Teresa advised us that the taco stand was known as a tourist attraction and not so much for the food. This eased our disappointment when we arrived to find the doors locked with a sign saying it was temporarily closed. Thankfully Teresa and her staff recommended a second (first really as they said the food was better) option less than a block away. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 2 Days in Santa Barbara
Guide Location: USA » Santa Barbara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/2-days-in-santa-barbara/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • West Beach Inn
  • La Super-Rica Taqueria
  • Los Agaves Restaurant
  • Telegraph Brewery Company
  • Lark
  • State Street
  • Urban Wine Trail
  • Municipal Wine Makers