Here on this graceful crescent of California coast, Santa Barbara elevates every experience and bathes it in golden sunshine. From morning’s first light, to a late night bite, and everything in between, Santa Barbara takes an easy overnight escape to an entirely new level.
Santa Barbara Epic
Plan Your Outdoor Escape
Top Hiking Spots
When it comes to combining the mountains and the sea, it’s tough to think of a better place in the country for hiking than Santa Barbara. Learn More.
Island Hopping on The Channel Islands
The Channel Islands National Park is an unforgettable experience and should be at the top of everyone’s to-do list when visiting Santa Barbara. Learn More.
A Perfect Beach Day
The perfect sandy oasis is a quick bike ride away in Santa Barbara. In fact, Santa Barbara has pioneered the quintessential beach town with its vibrant setting, romantic shorelines and care-free atmosphere. Learn More
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10 Must Try Restaurants
From icons and new classics to local darlings and award-winning establishments, these 10 must-try restaurants represent a smorgasbord of Santa Barbara cuisine scene. Learn More
Outdoor Wine Tasting
Sip premium wines safely in the fresh, open-air at these Santa Barbara wineries offering newly enhanced tasting experiences. Learn More
5-Day Family Vacation
Families traveling to Santa Barbara will find plenty to do together—from relaxing on the beach to kid-friendly offerings both inside and out. Learn More