SB is full of young and old nice people on the streets. It is very classy and it felt very safe, no ghettos. Weather was quite good for December. I loved the atmosphere in the city. Nice peer. A great place to spend a few days just relaxing in central coast California. Also, the whole central coast is great and it's all very accessible from SB.
I was here 1 day. Surroundings are lovely. Buildings are real good to see. The weather is lovely. The beach is beautiful with the palmtrees and you will see a lot of greens and nice hills. What a lovely place!
Santa Barbara has some nice restaurants (live music) and several bars. We were in Santa Barbara in the weekend and the place was real vivid at the time. The beach looked very beautiful but the weather was lousy, so I don't know how it is when the weather