After spending a day exploring the nooks and crannies of the Funk Zone or mingling with wildlife at the Santa Barbara Zoo, there’s no better way to end the day than by watching the sunset over the water.
If you're planning your California getaway, you might be wondering where to stay in Santa Barbara that will place you in the center of your planned activities. There are a few main areas to stay - now you get to choose!
The Funk Zone is a converted-warehouse-filled district located between State Street and East Beach, full of tasting rooms, breweries, live music and entertainment, dining experiences, boutiques, and more. For visitors, especially, it's conveniently located adjacent to the Amtrak station and within walking distance to many popular hotels. Grab your friends, and here's a guide to spending a day in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone!
Santa Barbara is a beautiful coastal town in southern California, known for its Spanish influence and architecture. California reflects its rich agriculture and diverse ethnic influence in its fresh, fusion cuisine. If you're wondering what to eat in Santa Barbara, we have your guide!
Santa Barbara is known for its Spanish architecture and influence, its wineries and craft breweries, its laid-back surf culture, its array of entertainment and culture options, and of course, all the things you can do outside in the perfect year-round weather! If you're looking for things to do in Santa Barbara, we have your guide!
Santa Barbara has a beautiful airport located about 20 minutes outside of the downtown area, but it's also conveniently close to Los Angeles International Airport and also driving distance from Santa Francisco. If you're wondering how to get to Santa Barbara, here's your guide!
If you're looking for unique, local souvenirs to bring back for yourself or as gifts from your trip to Santa Barbara, we have the inside scoop! From hand-crafted leather goods to sustainable shoes meant to last, here's our guide to Santa Barbara shopping. Let's get started!
Luckily, most of Santa Barbara's main attractions are located within a close radius of one another, so you will be able to get from Point A to Point B with relative ease. Here's our guide for how to get around in Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara is known for being a strong a tight-knit community. For resources, support, and ways to help, here's our Santa Barbara coronavirus support guide.