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Things To Do in Santa Barbara

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…

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December 16, 2018

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…

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June 18, 2018

Taste Your Way Through Santa Barbara’s Craft Brewery Trail

While we absolutely love Santa Barbara County wines, we know that some of you are more “beer people”. We’re looking at you, dude, who got dragged on our wine tour with your wife/girlfriend/main chick. Well, the time has come for us to show the rest of our imbibers how awesome the beers are in Santa…

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February 6, 2018

How To Winter In Santa Barbara

Winters sure are rough in our neck of the woods! Sunny 70 degree days. Perfect beach weather and peak surf. Stunning sunsets. And, of course, incredible foodie experiences around every corner! If you want our advice on things to do in Santa Barbara during the winter, take a look at the list below of upcoming…

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January 7, 2018

Summer Travel Tip: Visit Santa Barbara Or Los Angeles By Train

We’ve got a summer travel tip for you and it’s maybe the best kept secret in the Central Coast travel industry! If you’re not flying into the Santa Barbara airport on your next trip to paradise, then you’ll likely be hitting the road. We recommend skipping the traditional road trip in the car and riding…

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April 17, 2017

Santa Barbara Day Trip And Weekend Guide

Looking for a quick getaway? You’re in luck! Santa Barbara can fulfill all your vacation or wanderlust needs in just 24-48 hours. We’re known for our Mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches, exquisite wine, and drool-worthy food. But just because you’re visiting paradise doesn’t mean you have to spend your life savings to have all the fun…

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February 20, 2017

Plan Your Trip To Santa Barbara Around A Foodie Festival

Not to brag–(Who are we kidding? We’re totally about to brag!)–but Santa Barbara’s got it going on when it comes to all things food and drink, and we’ve got the inside scoop on where to get the goods anytime of year. You can easily wine and dine your way through our sunny city with us…

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March 21, 2016

100 Things To Do In Santa Barbara Before You Die

Our boss lady, Tara Jones, has been hard at work this past year and wrote an AMAZING Santa Barbara travel guide book (that is the #1 new release on Amazon for SB travel books!) and we couldn’t be more thrilled! If you’re new to Santa Barbara, been here a few times and want to shake…

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February 15, 2016

Spend Valentine’s Day Wining and Dining In Santa Barbara’s Presidio Neighborhood

Chocolates? Sure. Flowers? Ok. Whatevs. Dinner reservation in a crowded restaurant? Wine tour in downtown Santa Barbara? YES, PLEASE! We’ve got you covered this Valentine’s Day with a super laid-back, relaxing stroll through the Presidio and El Paseo neighborhood with sips of wine, bites of cheese from around the world, and locally-made chocolates. (No need…

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February 8, 2016

Do A Self Guided Food Tour Of The Santa Barbara Public Market

State Street in Santa Barbara isn’t a tough place to find and is full of fun eateries and shops. But if you want to veer off the beaten path, check out the Santa Barbara Public Market on Victoria Street that is host to multiple food stalls in one location. One of our favorite lunch or…

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November 11, 2015