Category: Santa Barbara

Girls Weekend in Santa Barbara

Last spring, my sister and I drove up to one of our favorite places. Santa Barbara. When we take a trip together, wine tasting and hiking are almost always on our list and this weekend wasn’t any different. 🙂 Dog-friendly Hotel: We checked in to Santa Ynez Valley Marriot in Buellton. They had a small

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Road Trip Day 2: Pet-friendly SLO

This is a sequel to my previous entry Road Trip – Spring Edition.  Next Stop: Lunch at Santa Barbara 5 things you should know before going to a restaurant with your pup if you desire an enjoyable dining experience: Check on Yelp (or other website you rely on) ahead to make sure the restaurant outdoor patio is

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Cold Springs Trail to Montecito Peak

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.  — Edward Abbey Trailhead is located on E Mountain Drive in Santa Barbara. There is a wood sign at the trail. With canopies of trees and a gradual incline, the trail started out

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