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Santa Barbara: The American Riviera

With oceanfront views, cinematic festivals and fine wine, Santa Barbara has been called the "American Riviera" -- with a twist. The coastal city also comes with a down-home style all its own.

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Photography by Jay Sinclair

It's called the 'Queen of All Missions.' In 1786, Spanish Franciscans founded the Santa Barbara Mission. Today, it's still an active church. And with sprawling lawns, a great place to play Frisbee.

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