Have a Blast at 4th of July in Santa Barbara

Regardless of the time of year, Santa Barbara is one of the best places that you can visit throughout the entire country. Due to the Mediterranean Climate, the “American Riviera” generally has amazing weather, which keeps this beautiful city bustling with energy. It is an exciting experience to visit this amazing city during our 4th of July celebrations. Here are some of the most exciting things going on for the 4th of July in Santa …

Top Attractions for the Night Owl in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of the best vacation destinations in the country and provides numerous things to do both in Santa Barbara and in the surrounding area. Santa Barbara and the surrounding area have a deep history that creates really interesting attractions. Whether you are looking to grab a drink or see a show, there are plenty of things to do in Santa Barbara for the night owl on vacation. Santa Barbara Brewing Company The …

Top Farmers Markets In and Around Santa Barbara

When you arrive at your rental property, you’ll be excited by all the equipment in your kitchen. But, what to use it on? The best place to get inspiration for meals is a local farmer’s market. Santa Barbara has several to choose from, and they’ll provide the perfect additions to your table and more. If you’re looking to save money on ingredients and add local flavor to your food, a farmer’s market is the place …

Five Reasons to Visit Stearns Wharf

Are you staying in one of our Santa Barbara vacation rentals? If so, you’ll find a variety of amazing attractions and things to do throughout the city, though few are as fun filled as Stearns Wharf! The longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Stearns Wharf is home to a variety of attractions, shops, restaurants, and more – so much, in fact, that it can be hard to choose what to do in …

5 Can’t Miss Places in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in California, with lovely Spanish style architecture, an inviting waterfront, and a mountainous backdrop. It also has the great advantage of having many of its points of interest within close proximity to each other, making it an easy city to explore. Check out these amazing “must see” places. 1. Mission Santa Barbara The “Queen of the Mission Stations”, as Santa Barbara is generally called, was …

Planning a Guy’s Getaway in Santa Barbara

Planning a weekend getaway with the guys is a great way to relax, kick back, and most importantly, have fun. Whether you are just journeying out just for the thrill of it, or you are celebrating a birthday or bachelor party, there is something for every crew in Santa Barbara. Explore the best beaches, breweries, and more with your best bros in Santa Barbara! Surf’s Up It is nearly impossible to vacation in California and …

Planning a Girls’ Weekend in Santa Barbara

When you need a weekend, or even a whole week, to kick back and relax, there’s nothing better than planning a fun getaway with the girls! Santa Barbara is a beautiful seaside community in California that offers fun things to do surrounded by amazing scenery. Relax by the beach, tour wine country, and more! Head to the Funk Zone As the name suggests, the Funk Zone is the funky warehouse district that makes up downtown …

Top 5 April Events in Santa Barbara

There’s nothing quite like welcoming the spring season with a trip to the eclectic and carefree town of Santa Barbara, where the gorgeous climate that pervades the area year-round and the sudden flood of joyful celebrations during this time of year best represents an escape from the coldness of winter and a transition into the happier months of spring and summer. Enjoy the wonderful weather and all that it brings when you check out the …

5 Kid Friendly Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, and a relaxed atmosphere are all hallmarks of the city of Santa Barbara. There is also a rich history here, dating back to the first Spanish missions that helped settle the area and transform it into the populous area it is today. When planning a family vacation here, there is seemingly endless activities to do! Here are our top five favorite things to do with kids in Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara …

4 Places for a Picnic in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is known for its parks and beaches. Take a day to have a picnic at some of our favorite spots which we’ve listed for you below. You won’t be disappointed! Mission Historical Park and Rose Garden Mission Historical Park and Rose Garden is the kind of leisurely location where you can have a picnic at any time of day. Come in the early afternoon and lay out a blanket for lunch and a …