Santa Barbara Travel Resources

Santa Barbara is located in the Central Coast area of California, and has been called by some the most beautiful city in America.

The weather in Santa Barbara always seems to be perfect; it doesn’t get too cold in the winter, and in the summer there is generally a nice and calm cooling breeze off the Pacific to offset the heat.

One of the most common reasons so many people travel vacation in Santa Barbara is the amazing beaches! It almost feels like there’s enough beaches in Santa Barbara so that every vacationing family can have their own beach; there’s Hendry Beach, Butterfly Beach, Carpinteria State and City Beaches, East Beach, El Capitan Beach, Gaviota Beach, Goleta Beach, Leadbetter Beach, Refugio Beach and West Beach. Leadbetter Beach might be the best beach to bring the family since there is plenty to keep the kids busy.

Talk about a plethora of restaurants! Santa Barbara has over 700 separate restaurants, so you’ll definitely find something you and the family will enjoy. In recent years, there has been a clear effort to concentrate on the ‘farm to table’ movement, and that’s reflected in many of the new establishments.

Santa Barbara is one of those special places where the moment you step foot in town, you realize what all the fuss was about. Use the Travel Resources below to help plan your trip to Santa Barbara!  
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Santa Barbara Travel Resources

Things to do in Santa Barbara


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Wheel Fun Rentals of Santa Barbara

23 East Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 966-2282


Bike Rental for everyone in the family. Rental range for 1hr to all day. Come see us and enjoy our beautiful bike path.

Wine Canyon Tours

With over 20 years of local wine industry experience, Wine Canyon Tours gives you an informative and adventurous, yet casual exploration of the gorgeous Santa Barbara back country. The wine tours are designed for guests to relax, enjoy scenic views, eat a fresh catered lunch and most important to discover premium boutique wineries that produce high- quality wines. Our goal is to create an unforgettable... read more

Santa Barbara Backroads Wine Tours

27 W Anapamu St #226, Santa Barbara CA 93101
Since 1999, Backroad Wine tours has provided high quality wine tours. We now have largest fleet of Hummers in California.


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Santa Barbara Zoo

500 Ni̱os Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
The Santa Barbara Zoo is dedicated to the preservation, conservation, and enhancement of the natural world and its living treasures through education, research, and recreation.

The Granada Theatre

1214 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
We started by renovating one of the city's historic downtown theatres, The Granada.

The Savoy

409 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 957-4111
Bottle service reservations are available to reserve the best seats in the house so you don't miss a moment of the entertainment while wetting your palate.


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Telegraph Brewing Company

416 N. Salsipuedes St., Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Telegraph Brewing Co., located in historic Santa Barbara, handcrafts unique American ales that embrace the heritage of California's early brewing pioneers.

The Palace Grill

8 E. Cota St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The Palace serves a wide range of contemporary American grill favorites with an emphasis on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine of New Orleans and the American South. - See more at:

The Brewhouse

229 W Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
This ensures you of the freshest possible beer, as the brew you drink did not have to survive a journey from St. Louis, Chico, or even Paso Robles.

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California Winery Advisor

Find detailed information on hundreds of wineries, read reviews, map your journey and add your own winery reviews.