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Thousand Steps Beach, Santa Barbara

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#11 of 17 in Parks in Santa Barbara
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Thousand Steps Beach is located in Santa Barbara. Plan your visit to Thousand Steps Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santa Barbara travel itinerary maker.
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  • Is a beach without too many people and peaceful atmosphere. It seems say locals are many. Noisy people tanning and people have to walk the dog. For a walk on the beach or swim rather than be good.
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  • I walk the beaches along the Mesa most every morning. If I'm energetic I like 1000 steps. BTW... it's actually closer to 400 steps in reality. You can only walk the beach when the tide is out so check...  more »
  • Really impressive beach. We really enjoyed seeing the cave and all of the multi million dollar beach houses, some of which have elevators to get rich home owners to and from the beach faster. The chal...  more »

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Blessed with a mild climate and lush location, Santa Barbara remains a playground for the rich and famous, so it's no surprise that accommodations can be extremely expensive here. The priciest hotels are near the water, so before you make your reservations, decide if staying beachside fits into your budget. You can find more affordable rooms at any one of the area's small motels, located just blocks from the beaches. These offer secure parking, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi.
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