Sightseeing Ride Through History & Tour Landmarks

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Recurring daily

Montecito: Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara Old Town, Funk Zone, Upper East
$100.00 per person *Minimum of 20 per group

Summary: Each ticket includes a 1.5 hour trolley excursion to Montecito and Downtown SB, and 1.5 hour tour of either the Old Mission or Historical Museum or County Courthouse.

This excursion begins with a greeting by a Spanish-costumed guide with songs of early California playing in the background. Your guide, a local expert, will accompany the group on the trolley ride through history, explaining the itinerary, sharing the towns cultural history, and pointing out interesting landmarks and architecture in the downtown area, showcasing why the town is called “The American Riviera”.

Roundtrip transport
Depart from Cabrillo Blvd, your hotel or business and hop on an open-air trolley of classic design (bus is used if rain is in the forecast). Additional details are provided with ticket confirmation.

Special skip-the-line priority access and a tour of the interior and grounds, led by friendly, trained docents. Choose from these landmarks for a 1.5 hour tour:

  • Old Mission and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel – The Exhibition
  • County Courthouse
  • Historical Museum

The ride includes the most popular areas along Cabrillo Blvd, Chase Palm Park and coastline views of the Channel Islands, by the lagoon known as The Bird Refuge, and Montecito’s shopping/dining area on Coast Village Road, the Funk Zone.  Legendary landmarks of Santa Barbara, such as the Court House, Presidio, De la Guerra Plaza, and Natural History Museum, will be seen on this ride. Guests will hear interesting stories about the architecture, the cultural context and local uniqueness of these venues. For the Court House and Museum excursions you will also stop at Old Mission Santa Barbara for photos. Restrooms and vendor refreshments are available.

Guests will be about to download the Tours4Mobile on their mobile device which features the tours: Mission Exterior, Haskell’s Beach, the walk from the Mission to the Wharf, Along the Waterfront, and the Legends & Landmarks of Downtown. This is a perfect way to preview different areas and learn about the fascinating local history.

Pick up at your hotel or at the Visitor Center, 1 Garden Street, corner of Cabrillo Blvd.

Must book for group of 20 or more.

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Sightseeing Ride Through History & Tour Landmarks

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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