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Santa Barbara Visitor Center

1 Garden St, Corner of Garden and Cabrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1836
+1 805-965-3021
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Very friendly and helpful. Lots of maps and brochures. Also books and other info on the area for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bfcantwell
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Cute Info Center ...

Dropped into to get some information about the wineries around Santa Barbara, and received nice... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
David B L
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Los Angeles, California
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Quietly nestled between the ocean & the mountains, Santa Barbara represents the essence California -- the art & culture of the big city & the heart & hospitality of a small, coastal town. Between the shopping on State Street, some of the best restaurants in the country & the best that the hotel industry has to offer, Santa Barbara is truly a magnificent place to live or visit! Please come and visit us! We have free Visitors Maps with DISCOUNT COUPONS.
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1 Garden St, Corner of Garden and Cabrillo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1836
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+1 805-965-3021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful. Lots of maps and brochures. Also books and other info on the area for sell.

Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Dropped into to get some information about the wineries around Santa Barbara, and received nice maps and recommendations. Helpful and friendly staff. Well run!

Thank David B L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Some visitors centers are basic, and run by people who obviously don't want to be there. This is not one of those. Friendly, informed staff ready and willing to make useful and interesting suggestions. A note on parking. The center has free parking, for a...More

Thank 367john
Reviewed 3 November 2017

woman behind the counter was friendly and helpful with suggestions and gave me a cloth bag for my wet bathing suit!

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were going north on Historic Highway 1, but learned that it was partly closed. Hildy from the Visitor Center was very kind and helpful, helped us to plan another route + suggested a nice place to spend the night. As we were there only...More

Thank Karin A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you're new to the area, this is the place to go. You can get useful information and discounts for local businesses.

Thank willkommenhof
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The folks here are so friendly and helpful. If we didn’t go here first we would have missed out on great advice and interesting sites.

Thank claudine53
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stop here first and get valuable information regarding things to do and see in Santa Barbara. Knowledgeable attendants.

Thank ellie2newjersey
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We took the Santa Barbara Tour from here. A small place but very busy. Pay parking lot behind the building. The pier across the street.

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The people here are very friendly and very helpful with directions and talking about Santa Barbara. They ask how much time you have and then send you off in the right direction to fit your need.

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