Explore & Discover Santa Barbara

It’s easy to find perfection in Santa Barbara, but what if there was even more of your favorite finds, activities, events, shops, and restaurants that you had yet to discover? We invite you to explore Santa Barbara and discover all the amazing experiences this destination has to offer. Here you’ll find lots of helpful information to plan your next getaway.

To find things to do in Santa Barbara, take a look at suggested travel itineraries, which are packed with inspiration, local insight, and must-see and do experiences. Make note of which Santa Barbara neighborhoods you want to wander through during your next visit—there are many and each nook has something fresh and fun to offer. Or, find out what’s going on during your visit with the help of the events calendar.

Deciding to visit Santa Barbara is easy, but the true excitement exists in the many incredible opportunities that wait for you here.

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