The Santa Barbara coastline offers several fun locations for introductory surfing lessons. Santa Barbara Adventure Company’s surfing trips are a great foundation to this exciting sport, focusing on the fundamentals reading water, paddling, etiquette, catching waves and riding.
The Santa Barbara Zoo is home to 160 species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. More than 500 animals are exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats
The Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market Association is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation that was founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community.
Santa Barbara's premier venue for on-the-water fun. Whale watching, Sailing, Rentals, Kayaks and more.
Where else can you ride in the open ocean? With S.B. Jet Boats you can enjoy viewing Sea Lions, Dolphins and the beautiful Santa Barbara Coastline with a SPLASH of excitement!
The Santa Barbara Mission was established on the Feast of Saint Barbara, December 4, 1786 and was the tenth of twenty-one California Missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.
In 1872 construction was completed on what had just become the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices.
Lots of hiking trails are listed with maps, topos and directions to the trailhead. Print out what you need and take it with you.
Close to the California mainland, yet worlds apart, Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands (Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara) and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources.