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Under the Stars

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· Santa Barbara, California
1 acre
1 site
1 Glamping
A beautiful serene tucked away Paradise, 1930's cabin, lots of historical surprises in the neighborhood, & plenty to do or do nothing at all. incredible mountain views, Blissful river, a lake nearby, canoeing, kayaking hiking, horseback riding, biking in beautiful Santa Barbara beaches galore, historic sites, fun sites to see, tours, and great food. This trailer has potable water, wifi, a toilet, kitchen, shower, picnic table, and trash disposal. Guests love staying here: "What a magical getaway. Karen has so thoughtfully created this space and experience for her guests. We rang in the New Years under the stars by the fire pit. The camper is small and cozy but comfortable for two. The location is wonderful. She is super friendly and offered wonderful suggestions for hikes and dining options. Hope to return for another visit soon."
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Santa Barbara, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Karen F.Joined in May 2019
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168 Ratings · 133 reviews
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Karey B.recommends
November 13, 2022
Under the Stars
Under the Stars is Over the Top!
Under the Stars was truly Over the Top! We were delighted with the awesome peaceful, nature-laden space, enjoyed the epic swing, walks, cooking in the well equipped camper, and moving around to various sitting areas, fire pits, tables/chairs, and to warm ourselves in the sun or sit by the campfire. Karen is extremely thoughtful providing every minute detail to please campers. We highly recommend this unique property!👍🏼
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Sarah P.recommends
October 10, 2022
Under the Stars
Self care
AMAZING! This was the perfect getaway from LA! Karen went above and beyond to make my stay comfortable and amazing! She was always there to answer any of my question and even asked if I wanted food! 10 out of 10! Will Deff be back for sure!
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Nicole D.recommends
September 7, 2022
Under the Stars
Under the Stars
This was such a lovely camper under shaded oak trees and equipped with AC that really helped through the heat wave. Karen was an amazing and kind, accommodating host, who had great recommendations and stayed up-to-date with communication.
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Amy S.recommends
August 21, 2022
Under the Stars
Cutest camper ever. Great location for hikes. Very cozy and Karen was lovely. Definitely would return and recommend.
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Quintan C.recommends
August 15, 2022
Under the Stars
This was my first hipcamp experience and it dis not disappoint. Karen is so sweet and attentive and even had a surprise stuffy waiting for my little girl when we arrived. The place so cute. Amazing trees! Very clean and convenient. There is also a TON of things to do nearby (secret swimming hole, boat rentals at a nearby lake, hiking etc etc). Could not say enough positive things. Thank you Karen :)
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Eric B.recommends
July 27, 2022
Under the Stars
Great experience!
We had such an amazing time at under the stars! Karen was an amazing host and made our stay spectacular. It was my son’s first glamping/camping experience and he really really enjoyed it. The secret water hole Karen suggested for us was such a treat to go to and we had a blast swimming there. Lots and lots of fun things to explore. We would definitely come back!
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Machiko H.recommends
July 11, 2022
Under the Stars
We really enjoyed the under the stars glamping experience! It was perfect! Karen gave us many recommendations about where to visit and eat etc.! Thank you again, Karen, for everything😊
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Jordan B.recommends
June 19, 2022
Under the Stars
Paradise.
We loved our camping getaway in this convenient yet secluded private campground oasis. We had the vintage trailer and a tent. Our host Karen provides more than essential amenities, clean bathroom, cookin' area, fire pit and detailed instructions to explore the nearby parks. Super communicative and tremendous value. We'll be back!
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Mitch B.recommends
June 13, 2022
Under the Stars
Such a beautiful property and camper! Karen was exceptionally accommodating and had plenty of tips on local fun stuff to check out. We will be back!
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Michael G.recommends
June 2, 2022
Under the Stars
We really enjoyed unwinding in the space that Karen created here!!
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Lisa W.recommends
May 22, 2022
Under the Stars
The perfect get-away.
Glamping at Under the Stars was everything we hoped it would be! Karen has the trailer and property set up to provide an authentic experience camping in a retro trailer and garden under the oaks. She is a wonderful hostess, giving you just the right balance of local insight and private time that you are looking for. Our dog was welcome and treated like one of her own. The location is ideal! You can enjoy what nature has to offer, or spend time at the huge variety of wineries, eateries and breweries. We went the third weekend of May, and the weather was ideal.
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Jillian P.recommends
May 1, 2022
Under the Stars
Lovely and charming weekend getaway
Such a lovely experience! Karen is a great host and we had everything we needed. Perfect location, everything here is charming and comfortable. Would recommend to anyone!
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Sigrid T.recommends
April 19, 2022
Under the Stars
Every little detail was given so much love and attention. And Karen herself was just so generous in sharing her space! It is a dream to stay at/in Under The Stars
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Natalie G.recommends
April 11, 2022
Under the Stars
Such an amazing experience in the most beautiful place!
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Katrina W.recommends
April 1, 2022
Under the Stars
Great Place To Spend a BIrthday!
Karen is a FANTASTIC host and thinks of every detail, including hanging Happy Birthday bunting by the trailer, which was a lovely surprise upon our arrival. Beautiful, quiet, lush green space to decompress. Her succulent gardens are just gorgeous. A short drive into downtown Santa Barbara if you want to do restaurants/shopping and then head back up the mountain for peace and quiet. Trailer is adorable and outfitted with everything you need. Loved hearing the owls in the middle of the night. Would highly recommend!
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Ben W.recommends
January 30, 2022
Under the Stars
Karen’s property is so calm and peaceful. It feels like you’re in another world completely secluded away from all things stressful but the town is only 25 minutes away! She’s also an amazing hostess who cares for her guests. We had an amazing time!
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Rodrigo L.recommends
January 25, 2022
Under the Stars
Little Slice of Paradise
My girlfriend, pup, and I were very fortunate to have been able to book a stay at Karen's camper on short notice. Karen has really made this camper into a little slice of paradise for the weary traveller. Karen's hospitality and attention to detail made our experience delightful. We can't wait to go back!
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Eric W.recommends
January 23, 2022
Under the Stars
This trailer is adorable, and Karen is a truly delightful host. Will be returning soon!
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Najiha A.recommends
January 6, 2022
Under the Stars
Remote wilderness fun glamping
It was a wonderful little old-school trailer tucked into the woods of Los Padres National Forest. Super cozy spot for a couple. Lovely to explore the woods and reach hot springs in the area. Some lovely woodland hikes right around the campsite. Highly recommend staying here! Especially if you like lovely gardens ;).
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Sarah F.recommends
January 4, 2022
Under the Stars
New Years under the stars ✨
What a magical getaway. Karen has so thoughtfully created this space and experience for her guests. We rang in the New Years under the stars by the fire pit. The camper is small and cozy but comfortable for two. The location is wonderful. She super friendly and offered wonderful suggestions for hikes and dining options. Hope to return for another visit soon.
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Karly K.recommends
December 12, 2021
Under the Stars
Awesome!
Awesome!
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Jenn V.recommends
November 23, 2021
Under the Stars
The perfect spot
Ahhhh!!! This was such a wonderful spot to stay in. Booked it as a surprise for my partners bday and we couldn’t be happier. Karen was so sweet and accommodating... my daughter loved feeding the birds with the birdseed she left and endless time on the swing surrounded by trees and birds. We had a great hike up Snyder trail and got some beautiful views. The gas fire pit was really great to have at night since there’s fire bans at most other spots. So it made the experience complete.
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Kedra I.
November 21, 2021
Under the Stars
Super cute abode amongst the trees. A good location for getting out into the forest while staying close to civilization. Everything you need is in Karen’s camper…from lovely fresh flowers and cold water, to a nearby hot shower and bathroom, lovely forest safe outdoor fire, and plenty of blankets and cooking supplies. Lots of seating and relaxing spaces. The cabin is cozy but sufficient for two. With her house just a shout away, there’s plenty to explore on Karen’s property for a lIe surely day in. Or if you’re ready to explore the forest and SB, both are walking and a brief drive away. Karen was delightful to meet and offered up anything that was needed.
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Kate M. S.recommends
November 17, 2021
Under the Stars
Charming place, spectacular host
This place was a TREAT to say the least. If you want a quiet little mountain oasis with the feel of remote camping, then this is your spot. Karen was by far the nicest host we have ever come across on HipCamp. Her attention to detail and thoughtful touches to ensure you have what you need doesn’t go unnoticed. Not to mention, being surrounded by oak trees and seeing the stars so vividly at night doesn’t get much better. We will most definitely be staying her again. Thanks, Karen!
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Julian E.recommends
October 31, 2021
Under the Stars
Charming vintage trailer
Charming vintage trailer with everything you need to have a perfect stay. The host, Karen, was very kind and her little attentions much appreciated (e.g. Happy birthday sign, fresh orange juice). Communication was very easy, getting there as well. Big plus is the proximity to SB. Def recommended!
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Ashley J.recommends
October 11, 2021
Under the Stars
Adventure under the stars
Karen is the best host ever. She’s thought of everything to make your stay wonderful! The Love Bug and location is as unique and memorable as all the reviews say. Stop debating and book it!
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Sebastian C.recommends
August 30, 2021
Under the Stars
Just book it, it's a joy
If you want a experience about the ambiance and feeling of wonder then you got it here. I've done a few hipcamp trips before but this one felt special. Acids from how beautiful the location is, when you enter the cabin the literature made by the host makes you feel like someone set this up for you. Less like a hotel room but more like a quest. Someone has this planned for you even if you didn't plan it and it's amazing. Handwritten instructions leading you to a watering whole, lists of hiking trails and just tons of little books giving you an offline experience like no other. Absolutely loved it, and plan on going back next year
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Andres G.recommends
August 23, 2021
Under the Stars
This was one of the best travel experiences I’ve had. Karen’s space is memorable and her attention to detail makes it even more special. One of the most special aspects of the trip was getting to know Karen. She was very kind and shared with us many tips for places to visit in the area. They were all exceptional! Hopefully I will be back to experience a different season under the stars!
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Kristin C.recommends
August 21, 2021
Under the Stars
Great little gem!
Great little gem! Has everything you need for a quiet little escape in the mountains. Awesome hiking nearby and be sure to ask the gracious host Karen for directions to a very special watering hole nearby!
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Pinar S.recommends
August 14, 2021
Under the Stars
Can not wait to be back!
This place is absolutely fantastic, it went above and beyond our expectations. We didn't want to leave :) Karen made us feel welcome from the first moment, she even wrote us notes with nearby attractions and offered us a drink both nights we stayed there. The mattress was comfy and the camper was spotless clean. There is literally EVERYTHING you need to have an amazing camping experience, this place is a gem, we can not wait to come back!
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