Santa Barbara





Santa Barbara is located in Santa Barbara County, California, about 2 hour drive north from Los Angeles. With population of 86,000, Santa Barbara is home to the world famous Stearns Wharf, beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, historic buildings including Mission Santa Barbara and unique shopping district. Santa Barbara is also just minutes away from famous Santa Barbara wine country, Santa Ynez Valley, Solvang and the Chumash Reservation.

Things to Do

  • Art Galleries & Museums: Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery, Santa Barbara Frame Shop and Gallery, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Tamsen Gallery, Wildling Art Museum
  • Entertainment: Lobero Theatre, The Marjorie Luke Theatre, Paint Jam Parties, Santa Barbara Bowl, Victoria Hall Theater
  • Events: Big Dogs Canine Festival, California Wine Festival, Cinco de Mayo, AVP Pro Volleyball Tournament, Concerts in the Park, Children’s Fiesta Parad, Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Old Spanish Days Fiesta, Saturday Fish Market
  • Garden: Lotusland, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Historic Sites: El Presidio de Santa Bárbara, Old Mission Santa Barbara, Reagan Ranch Center, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Casa de la Guerra
  • Museums: Carriage and Western Arts Museum of Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Bárbara, Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum and Library, Ty Warner Sea Center.
  • Parks: Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Elings Park
  • Restaurants: Bouchon Santa Barbara, Marmalade Cafe, Opal Restaurant and Bar, The Palace Grill, Paradise Cafe, Pascucci, Ruth's Chris Steak House, Sambo's Restaurant, Wine Cask, Arigato Sushi, Cafe Buenos Aires, Petit Valentien, The Hungry Cat, The Melting Pot, The Tee-Off, Tupelo Junction Cafe
  • Shopping: Downtown Santa Barbara, La Cumbre Plaza, Paseo Nuevo



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