Santa Barbara is sure to brighten up any trip to southern California. Surrounded by mountains and overlooking the ocean, this coastal city dubs itself the American Riviera. Upscale dining pairs perfectly with glorious sunset views and beautiful, Spanish-influenced architecture. Watch surfers ride perfect waves or look out for wandering whales from vast golden shores. Once you’ve savoured this slice of Californian bliss, wander out to neighbouring nature for a taste of adventure.
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Explore Santa Barbara, near Los Angeles! Stroll along Stearns Wharf for waterfront restaurants and shopping and visit attractions like Mission Santa Barbara. For outdoor activities, don't miss Lotusland, Arroyo Burro Beach County Park, or Shoreline Park. More beach options? Try Leadbetter, Butterfly, or East beaches! Discover our bundles and packages to start planning.
SANTA BARBARA TRAVEL GUIDE