A Scenic Santa Barbara Walking Tour: The Ultimate Guide to Iconic Landmarks

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$9.99 Reg. Price. Our tour begins at the intersection of East Micheltorena Street and Santa Barbara Street where two city parks border three corners and an apartment complex sits on the 4th corner. Stand on the corner where two low, concrete pillars sit on either side of an asphalt walkway that takes visitors into the middle of the park. As you look at the apartment across the street, you will start the tour by turning left to walk on the sidewalk bordering the park.

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Embark on a captivating Santa Barbara walking tour and discover the Californian Riviera’s hidden stories. Our scenic adventure unveils iconic landmarks, architectural gems, and the city’s fascinating past.

Immerse yourself in Santa Barbara’s rich history as you stroll through the heart of downtown. This Santa Barbara walking tour will showcase legendary landmarks, historic hotels, and breathtaking architecture.

Our journey begins at the intersection of Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden and Alameda Park. Here, your guide will share tales of Santa Barbara’s early inhabitants, the Chumash natives, and the dramatic transformation brought by Spanish explorers.

As we meander through charming streets, you’ll hear about the devastating 1925 earthquake and the visionary policies that ensured the preservation of the stunning historical downtown district. This Santa Barbara walking tour offers a glimpse into these remarkable efforts.

Get ready to:

  • Marvel at the majestic 150-year-old Moreton Bay Fig Tree.
  • Stand on the very spot where Sebastian Vizcaino first set foot on Californian soil.
  • Delve into history at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, a cornerstone of the city’s past.
  • Explore the city’s alluring Urban Wine Trail, boasting over 20 wineries.
  • Inhale the invigorating ocean air as we stroll along West Beach.
  • Discover the story behind John Peck Stearns’ visionary idea that transformed Santa Barbara.
  • Learn the funky origins of the lively Funk Zone.
  • Uncover the city’s hidden speakeasies and Prohibition-era secrets.
  • Admire some of downtown’s most iconic landmarks, including Hotel Californian, Lobero Theatre, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
  • Set your sights on one of the city’s oldest structures, the Covarrubias Adobe, nestled beside the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.

Every corner of Santa Barbara whispers a tale. Join us on this captivating 75-minute Santa Barbara walking tour and unlock the city’s secrets. You’ll leave with a newfound appreciation for this enchanting seaside paradise.

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