Santa Barbara Itinerary Ideas

Santa Barbara is one of those rare places on the planet with so many options, you might not know where to begin. Here we list sample itineraries to inspire you. But don't feel bound to follow them verbatim. Are you a surfer with a penchant for fine art? Or a nature nut who also loves to shop till you drop? Get creative, and mix and match all the things you like to do. Whatever you ultimately choose, you can count on memorable adventures played out on Santa Barbara's magnificent stage.

Click any of the suggested itineraries below. Enjoy! 

Culture 101 Itineraries

 Sip & Savor Itineraries

Sustainable Itineraries

Santa Barbara County Film Itineraries 


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Hotel Milo

Beachfront with complimentary WiFi & 2 wine tasting tickets

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Fall in love...

...with Santa Barbara this fall at Spanish Garden Inn.

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Island Kayaking

Join a guided tour through breathtaking sea caves!


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