When it comes to transportation methods to Cold Spring Tavern, the 145-year-old restaurant and bar tucked along a creek deep within the hills above Santa Barbara, Calif., two wheels have largely replaced four legs. “It’s a pretty awesome site, and it’s an excellent place to eat,” said John Crockett, curator of the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House, of the establishment that started as a stagecoach stop. “But don’t go on ...

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