STATE STREET SLEEP: Pair a vintage-y, mid-century-ish inn with a good Santa Barbara location, and then throw in a borrowed bicycle, and you can see why the Agave Inn made the recent round-up of hip spots in the American Riviera. "The Hipster's Guide to Santa Barbara" also notes the Agave's sister stay, The Presidio Motel, on the same list. While the Agave and the Presidio each have their own distinct look, each share a fondness for making each room colorful and different from the next one down the hall or row. Oh, and affordable. Noted.
READ MORE: There are other picks on the Hipster's Guide, including non-hotel spots, like the Urban Wine Trail.