author • writer • columnist
 
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about me

I am an author, columnist, and tour company owner. I'm a girl about town who is always "in the know" about the latest new food and drink or fun things to do. When I'm not writing, noshing or sipping my way through Santa Barbara, I can be found planning my next adventure around the globe.

To see what I'm up to today, check out my latest posts on Instagram!

 
 
 
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100 THINGS TO DO IN SANTA BARBARA

BEFORE YOU DIE

 
 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Santa Barbara is more than just beautiful beaches and surf culture, bruh! Whether it's your first time visiting Santa Barbara or you've lived here for decades, this is your best guide to going off the beaten path and experiencing Santa Barbara like a local. Find one of the best burritos in town inside a liquor store, float over the Santa Ynez Valley in a hot air balloon, knock back a cold brew with the animals at the zoo, or get a massage in a salt cave to discover just how diverse this city can be. From kids to adults and luxurious to inexpensive, this is your guide to fully experiencing paradise seasonally and year-round.


WHERE TO BUY THE BOOK

Purchase a signed copy directly from the author and have it hand delivered by clicking here.

Chaucer's Bookstore

Folio Press & Paperie

Book Den

Amazon

 

Tara Jones has written an excellent guidebook for tourists and locals alike. 100 Things To Do In Santa Barbara Before You Die is a great guide for going off the beaten path and experiencing Santa Barbara like a local.
— Leslie Dinaberg, Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine
 
 
 
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coming events & recent interviews

 
 

2017

interview with kkfx

 

podcast: 805 Conversations

 

 

2016

interview with keyt

 
 

 
 
 

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CONTACT

 

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