Now it’s time to plan your trip. Here you’ll find plenty of information about things to do in Santa Barbara—whether you want to relax on the beach, stroll through the city’s eclectic shops and boutiques, or figure out which winery you’re going to try first. You’ll find plenty of activities and attractions, from total relaxation to thrilling adventures. We’re here to help. Take a look at everything Santa Barbara has to offer, from art and culture to outdoor recreation, an unbeatable food and wine scene, and vibrant events. With so many opportunities to make this the best trip you’ve ever had—like sea kayaking through caves in the Channel Islands, a painting class that walks you through the art of water color and wine, a relaxing visit to the underground salt caves, and world class wine tasting—the postcards might have to wait.