The architecture in Santa Barbara is unique and interesting. With it's Spanish influence, the architecture reflects this natural Spanish look. Homes are built on hillsides and beautifully blend into the natural beauty of the area. While there is no tour necessary – you can certainly enjoy the interesting architecture of the area by simply driving or waking around – there are a few tours available to help you enjoy this beautiful area.
If you want to do things first class, check out this limousine tour of Santa Barbara. Taking a local tour is sometimes a good idea if you’re not interested in reading a guide book or hitting up locals for information. Whoever facilitates the tour will likely provide you with interesting information about the area & you can ask questions.
If walking is more your thing, consider a walking tour put in place by the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara. With several different tours to choose from – like “Off the Beaten Track”, “Stroll Through to the Present”, and “Santa Barbara on Foot” you are sure to have a wonderful time.
Seeing Santa Barbara’s interesting Downtown, the beautiful homes & our views, it will likely feed your need to enjoy the area’s architecture. But don’t overlook the famous Santa Barbara Mission. Mission tours are available, or you can scout out the mission on your own.
Have a great time & if you decide to move here contact me - I'll be happy to show you your next home!