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Urban Wine Trail Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of the premier wine destinations not just in California, but in the world. The first tasting room, Santa Barbara Winery, opened in downtown Santa Barbara in...

Santa Barbara Bowl

Nestled in the foothills of Santa Barbara, The Santa Barbara Bowl was built in 1936 with WPA funding and served as a community gathering venue for decades. Then came Rock...

Santa Barbara Beaches & Parks To Visit

Jalama Beach County Park & Campground Located one hour west of Santa Barbara, Jalama Beach Park and Campground is an secluded park where visitors can unplug and relax in nature....

Funk Zone Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone has become a favorite in recent years. Over the past few decades, this district, which spans the area between the ocean and Highway 101 and is adjacent to the...

Ensemble Theatre Company in Santa Barbara

Located in the beautifully renovated New Vic Theater, Ensemble Theatre Company is Santa Barbara’s home for professional theater. With a season consisting of five productions, ETC has produced several American and...

Presidio Neighborhood Santa Barbara

Take a step back in time and discover Santa Barbara’s unique and rich history in the Presidio Neighborhood. Located in the middle of downtown Santa Barbara, this vibrant, bustling district...

Downtown Santa Barbara

STATE STREET Along this palm-lined thoroughfare you’ll be surrounded on all sides by shops, boutiques, tantalizing eateries and beautiful buildings. It’s easy to explore by foot or on the electric...

Visit Stearns Warf Santa Barbara

Enjoy the seaside sights and sounds of Stearns Wharf, one of Santa Barbara’s most iconic landmarks. Named for builder John P. Stearns and located at the end of State Street,...

Surfing & Paddleboarding In Santa Barbara

It’s known as a sport for the soul, and when you paddle out in Santa Barbara, you’ll quickly see why. The surfing in Santa Barbara allows for some of the...