Santa Barbara Mini Guide
Santa Barbara occupies a charmed location in California
situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. This is a very attractive city which is known as the American Riviera as it attracts beautiful and wealthy people. Having a car here is a must as there is little in the way of public transport. The city is well served by the U.S. Highway 101 which takes a scenic route along the coastline. You can drive north to San Francisco
, or south to Los Angeles
. Both cities are a long way but every vehicle comes with unlimited mileage.
Less than 100,000 people live in Santa Barbara, most of them close to the sea with the benefits of a Mediterranean climate. With car hire Santa Barbara you can explore all the wonderful beaches and attractive scenery as well as nearby regions such as Hope Ranch and Mission Canyon. We have a large fleet of cars here because the area is very popular with tourists. Santa Barbara is very hip and there are a lot of young people here, many of them studying at the local universities.
As well as having one of the branches of the University of California there is also Westmont College, Santa Barbara City College and Antioch University among others. In terms of jobs for when they leave there is a large service sector which includes jobs in finance, technology, health care, education, manufacturing and various other areas. Santa Barbara has its own airport where you can also pick up car hire Santa Barbara airport vehicles.