Santa Barbara

How To Get From Santa Barbara to LA Airport
October 20th, 2020
How To Get From Santa Barbara to LA Airport

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in time for a flight - with or without a car- can seem daunting, but there are many options to make sure you catch your flight on time without stress. Let's explore them...

Transportation in Santa Barbara, California
September 25th, 2020
Transportation in Santa Barbara, California

Southern California is known for a lot of things: beaches, laid back lifestyle, and...terrible traffic and no public transportation. Fortunately that's not entirely true- there are plenty of transportation options in Santa Barbara that keep you out of the traffic and into the beach groove.

Weekend Activities For Kids In Santa Barbara (Quarantine Edition)
September 17th, 2020
Weekend Activities For Kids In Santa Barbara (Quarantine Edition)

The Zoom school week finally ends and your children are excited for the weekend: but what to do? Luckily, in Santa Barbara, there are plenty of engaging and fun weekend activities for kids of all ages. 

Desserts in Santa Barbara
August 26th, 2020
Desserts in Santa Barbara

After a long day of lounging at the beach or walking around the Funk Zone a cold ice cream or a cup of flavored shaved ice is more than necessary. Luckily, Santa Barbara offers a wide array of sweet treats that locals and tourists alike love. 

Best Beaches In Santa Barbara, California
August 3rd, 2020
Best Beaches In Santa Barbara, California

During the COVID-19 pandemic the beautiful beaches of Santa Barbara have been a sanctuary for both locals and tourists alike. Whether it's surfing at some of California’s best surf breaks or playing volleyball in the sand, we've rounded up some of the best beaches in Santa Barbara, California to meet everyone's needs.

Everything but the Bagel Seasoning Recipe Ideas
July 31st, 2020
Everything but the Bagel Seasoning Recipe Ideas

California Local Assistant, Isabella, has put together some delicious Everything but the Bagel Seasoning recipe ideas inspired by this top choice item from Trader Joes for our Prontopia grocery shopping and delivery to customers.

Tips for Hiking in Santa Barbara
July 24th, 2020
Tips for Hiking in Santa Barbara

While Santa Barbara is most known for its location along the coast, offering both residents and tourists a plethora of beautiful beaches to choose from, it is also home to the Santa Ynez Mountain Range. Here are Prontopia's guide and tips to go hiking in Santa Barbara.

An Inside Look at Prontopia City Services in Santa Barbara
June 19th, 2020
An Inside Look at Prontopia City Services in Santa Barbara

Prontopia Local Assistants continue to step in to lend a helping hand to Santa Barbara residents who have illnesses, weakened immune systems, or simply don’t feel comfortable going out. Ava Jakubowski shares more about her experience working for Prontopia.

Where to Watch The Sunset In Santa Barbara
May 25th, 2020
Where to Watch The Sunset In Santa Barbara

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.

Where to Stay in Santa Barbara: Neighborhood Guide
April 8th, 2020
Where to Stay in Santa Barbara: Neighborhood Guide

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!

A Guide to a Day in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone
April 7th, 2020
A Guide to a Day in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone

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!

What to Eat in Santa Barbara
April 3rd, 2020
What to Eat in Santa Barbara

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!

Things to Do in Santa Barbara
March 26th, 2020
Things to Do in Santa Barbara

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!

How to Get to Santa Barbara
March 24th, 2020
How to Get to Santa Barbara

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!

A Guide to Santa Barbara Shopping
March 23rd, 2020
A Guide to Santa Barbara Shopping

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!


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