Other cities in the world have a beautiful city center, an inspiring coastline, a renowned wine country and lovely mountains, but only Santa Barbara has all four delights. The city is engaging to walk, and this trusted guide offers insider tips, photos and 50 detailed maps.
There are vignettes of Santa Barbara’s colorful local history and off-the-beaten path locales. City walks include a stair-stepping adventure through America’s Riviera and a step back into time through the Bungalow Haven historic district. Coast walks explore parks and preserves from Carpinteria to Gaviota to the Guadalupe Dunes. Hikers will find new and classic trails to explore in the Santa Ynez Mountains and Valley.