Santa Barbara County Things To Do

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La Purisima Mission State Historic Park

2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc CA 93436

At this well-maintained historical site, you can wander around and learn about the history of missionary life, spot wildlife and animal pens with donkeys, sheep, a bull and more.

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Leadbetter Beach

Shoreline Drive & Loma Alta, Santa Barbara CA 93101

Leadbetter Beach is a City beach and park between the Santa Barbara Harbor and Shoreline Park and across from Santa Barbara City College. This is a popular beach for surfers and sailboats, walkers, joggers, and sunbathers.

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Los Olivos Dance Gallery

2948 Nojoqui Ave, Los Olivos CA 93441

Take your little ones to this dance studio where they can learn ballet, tap, jazz and more. You’ll enjoy the recital at the end of the year that showcases the talents!


Los Olivos General Store

2900 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos CA 93441

A vibrant shopping experience that captures the Santa Ynez Valley vibe. The store is filled with quality products from jewelry, greeting cards, leather goods, and gourmet food products.

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Lotusland Gardens

Cold Springs Rd, Montecito CA 93108

Be sure to make reservations ahead of time to secure a spot on either the 10:00 AM or 1:30 PM tour of the lush botanical gardens on the estate of renowned opera singer and gardener Madame Ganna Walska. The 14 distinct gardens dazzle the senses.

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Manning Park

449 San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA 93108

This beautiful, expansive park has plenty of green grass, trees for shade, and picnic tables, making it a great spot for a party or gathering.

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Metropolitan Plaza de Oro

371 S Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara CA 93105

This quaint older movie theater shows current films and has a cozy atmosphere with funky décor.

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Mission Santa Barbara

2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara CA 93105

This well-preserved Catholic church is surrounded by a beautiful park and grounds. Parking at this landmark and walking around is free, and there is a small fee to enter and take the tour.

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Mission Santa Inés

1760 Mission Drive, Solvang CA 93463

The museum, church and garden are open daily for tours that begin in the Mission gift shop. Self-guided tour hours are 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM daily. Docent-led tours are available for groups from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM and must be scheduled in advance.

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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Chapala St & Montecito St, Santa Barbara CA 93101

Moreton Bay Fig Tree is Santa Barbara's beautiful historical landmark located off Montecito Street. Standing tall at 80 ft tall, a circumference of 41 1/2 ft ; & crown of 176 ft, this fig tree is officially listed in the California Register of Big Trees.

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MOXI Museum

125 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, is a one-of-a-kind museum for all ages designed to ignite learning through interactive experiences in science and creativity.

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Napa Your Way

1900 Silverado Trail, Napa CA 94558

Napa Your Way is a family-owned wine tour company that provides custom, private wine tours for the novice drinker to those with the most discerning palates. They will help you create a custom, personalized experience that you will not soon forget.

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O’Sullivan’s Pub

633 E Main St, Santa Maria CA 93454

This casual pub serves great beers on tap and offers trivia games and live music performances. You’ll find unique art on the walls by local artists.

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Ojai Culinary School

210 E Matilija St, Ojai CA 93023

Learn new techniques and develop your expertise at a cooking class in the intimate Lavender Inn. Private group classes are available for parties and special occasions.

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Old Coast Barn

3000 Alisal Rd, Gaviota CA 93117

Check out the cattle ranch and pick up your local grass-fed beef, organic produce and exotic fruits.

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Ostrichland USA

610 E Hwy 246, Solvang CA 93463

With plenty of parking and low admission fees, your whole family will enjoy a fun and unique experience walking among the ostriches and emus and feeding them.

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Pacific Conservatory Theatre

800 S College Drive, Santa Maria CA 93454

Attend a performance at this theater and you’ll be wowed by the talent of the actors and the intimacy of the outdoor theater under the stars. Be sure to bring a blanket.

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Pavlov Art Gallery

1608 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang CA 93463

Browse or shop for beautiful abstract prints and paintings and you’ll likely meet the artist himself who is happy to chat with you.


Rancho Maria Golf Club

1950 State Highway 1, Santa Maria CA 93455

This fun, affordable course has wide fairways and nice greens as well as a great putting green.

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Rancho San Marcos Golf Course

4600 Hwy 154, Santa Barbara CA 93105

Enjoy beautiful scenery and views of the mountains during a great round of golf. Afterwards, eat breakfast or lunch at the café.

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Refugio State Park

10 Refugio Beach Rd, Goleta CA 93117

There’s plenty to do here, including trails for walking or biking, a playground, basketball court, and more. Have a picnic on the beach and explore tidal pools during low tide.


River Course at The Alisal

150 Alisal Road , Solvang CA 93463

Play this course for the scenery or visit its affordable practice facilities. This beautiful course also has friendly staff and good food.


Sandpiper Golf Club

7925 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara CA 93117

Spoken of as “the Pebble Beach of Santa Barbara,” this unique golf course provides impressive views and a beautiful back 9. You’ll encounter a moderate challenge, depending on the wind.


Santa Barbara Adventure Company

32 E Haley St, Santa Barbara CA 93101

Accommodating kayakers of all experience levels, this company will go above and beyond to ensure an incredible experience. You’ll tour the caves and likely spot lots of sea life!


Santa Barbara Backroads Wine Tours

1011 Rinconada #F, Santa Barbara CA 93101

Riding around in an open-air vehicle means 360-degree views of beautiful wine country. Your knowledgeable and fun driver will teach you about the area and take you to the best spots.

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Santa Barbara Beach Horseback Rides

, Santa Barbara CA

Tired of the ''everyday'' things to do? Do something fun and romantic for that special someone, or take the kids to have that ''yee-haw'' experience. Be invigorated by an action-packed, trail led horseback ride on the Santa Barbara Beach.

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Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

232 Anacapa St, Suite 1A , Santa Barbara CA 93101

Find everything you need at this impressive farmers market, including eggs, fish, milk, and of course, local produce. You’ll even enjoy some live entertainment.

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Santa Barbara County Courthouse

1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara CA 93121

The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is located at 1100 Anacapa Street, in downtown Santa Barbara, California. The Spanish Colonial Revival style building was designed by William Mooser III and completed in 1929.


Santa Barbara Day Hike Company

3463 State St, Santa Barbara CA 93101

Sign up for a hike or walking tour and enjoy the entertaining stories and knowledge of a professional tour guide. They pay attention to detail and will pack all the supplies you might need.


Santa Barbara Fit Tours

736 carpinteria street, Santa Barbara CA 93103

Partake in a mountain biking tour or stop by to rent a bike, paddleboard or kayak and have it delivered to where you’re staying. The professional staff will teach you the basics and help set you up for an adventure.


Santa Barbara Golf Club

3500 McCaw Avenue, Santa Barbara CA 93105

This municipal course is well maintained and offers beautiful views of the mountains and the Channel Islands. Come to find affordable prices and a happy hour.

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Santa Barbara Harbor

132-A Harbor Way, Santa Barbara CA 93109

The Santa Barbara Harbor has something for everyone. Come and spend your day having fun kayaking, paddleboarding, jet skiing, sunbathing on the beach, eating, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, and whale watching.


Santa Barbara Historical Museum

136 East de la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101

At this charming museum, you’ll find collections from Spanish, Mexican, Chinese and American cultures. Entrance is free with a suggested donation.


Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara CA 93109

This fun museum located on the waterfront has a variety of exhibits, including surfing, film, and shipwreck exhibits as well as activities for kids.


Santa Barbara Mission

2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara CA 93105

Just across from the Mission, this beautiful park offers thousands of well-tended roses, a fountain, and scenic views of the mountains and city.

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101

At this small museum located downtown, you’ll find pieces by Monet, Van Goh, Matisse and more. View a diverse collection of art, including paintings, sculptures, and rotating exhibits.


Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

2559 Puesta del Sol Road, Santa Barbara CA 93105

Make a full day visit to this museum as you wander through the many exhibits and activities, then venture outside to explore the trails and stream out back.