Santa Barbara View’s outdoor editor John McKinney, aka the Trailmaster, has released a new book in time for the holidays titled, COAST WALKS: Santa Barbara; Best Beach Walks and Coastal Hikes.
“These are my home shores and I’m delighted to share my favorite beach walks, bluff-top rambles and coastal hikes,” says John in his blog about the new book. “COAST WALKS: Santa Barbara is a collection of time-tested classic walks long enjoyed by my family, friends and fellow Santa Barbarans, as well as newer adventures worthy of your time and attention.
Santa Barbara County offers miles of pleasant sand beach with the ocean and islands on one side and the mountains on the other. Many of the county’s beaches are lined by narrow coastal terraces that have the effect of protecting them from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Continue Reading →