Santa Barbara Mission

The Santa Barbara Mission was established on the Feast of Saint Barbara, December 4, 1786 and was the tenth of twenty-one California Missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. More than 200 years later, the Mission continues to be the chief cultural and historic landmark in the city of Santa Barbara. Home to a […]

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Malibu

The Pacific Coast highway through Malibu will lead you through wealthy oceanside communities. There are a few beaches along the route popular with Angelenos, including Zuma Beach. […]

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Presidio of Santa Barbara

El Presidio State Historic Park contains a well preserved military installation originallhy built by Spain in 1782. It also contains the second oldest building in California, an adobe structure named El Cuartel. […]

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Reknowned museum in central Santa Barbara. Founded in 1941, it is home to both permanent and special collections, the former of which includes Asian, American, and European art that spans 4,000 years from ancient to modern. […]

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William R Hearst State Beach

William Randolph Hearst Memorial State Beach is located near the historic town of San Simeon along California State Route 1, in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. It is named for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951), whose family is closely associated with the area. […]

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