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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!