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Fun Activities To Do With Kids In Santa Barbara

Family vacations are a great way for children to experience new places and explore the world. And, you’re in luck, because Santa Barbara is filled with kid-friendly attractions and is a great family vacation spot. Of course, the perfect day starts with kids playing at the sandy beach, and these recommendations are designed for youngsters…

Your Guide To Shopping The Best Farmers Markets In Santa Barbara County

When it comes to food, the farmers’ market delivers memorable culinary adventures and provides the high quality you deserve. The weekly markets are the perfect spots for those looking to learn, savor and explore the region’s abundant selection of organic agricultural products and appealing farm-fresh produce. The lively outdoor markets give visitors a chance to…

The Ultimate Guide To Boutique Shopping in Santa Barbara

How is it that every year holiday shopping sneaks up on us all? After all, it was only just summer and we were all enjoying the sunshine and our toes in the sand. Well…in Santa Barbara, we always enjoy our toes in the sand due to our dreamy Mediterranean climate. But that doesn’t change the…

Things To Do After Taking The Funk Zone Food Tour in Santa Barbara

One of the questions we are often asked after a food tour is “What else is there do to around here?” So, we put together a list of things to do that are within walking distance after you’ve eaten your way through the Funk Zone with us! Wine tasting wine glass on Stearns Wharf

The Twelve Day Trips of Christmas

Mark your calendars, get ready to be filled with the holiday spirit, and witness the Christmas magic that surrounds Santa Barbara and Solvang during the holiday season! Some of these events or places to visit can be tackled in a day trip while others are just begging for a weekend stay along the Central Coast….

Santa Barbara’s Best of Taco Trail

There’s certainly no shortage of places to score tacos around Santa Barbara, but only a few stand out among the many. Our rule of thumb: when the line is out the door it must be worth the wait! Not only do these hot spots have lines that snake around street corners, they all boast unique…

Our 2019 Santa Barbara Must Do Summer List

No other city does summer like Santa Barbara! We’re already one of the best cities for year-round outdoor activities, but summertime is arguably THE most fun time to visit and explore the American Riviera. If you need help putting together some ideas, we’ve put together a Must Do List of our top 10 favorite things…

Five Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Foodies!

Looking for just the right gift for all those foodies in your life? We’ve got a few suggestions that are sure to tickle their taste buds from top-shelf spices to food-inspired decor. Santa Barbara and Solvang have some of the best mom & pop shops featuring tasty treats and awesome gifts for all. Stay hungry…

Where To Eat, Play, & Stay in Santa Barbara

Last summer we gave you our list of Top Five Things To Do In Santa Barbara, but that’s not all there is to do in our sunny city. Summertime in Santa Barbara has so much to offer it’s nearly impossible to do it all–even if you live here–but that’s no reason not to try! Below…