Bucket List Activities in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a very special place because of how many unique ways there are to spend a day. The average day in Santa Barbara takes a whole new life than the average day in most places. Gorgeous beaches, a bustling downtown, and weather that is always perfect make for the perfect place for any number of fun activities. Any bucket list worth its salt should have a few Santa Barbara items on it. While …

Most Festive Things to Do in Santa Barbara This Holiday Season

As the holidays quickly approach, you may find yourself overwhelmed and underprepared; 2017 has been a crazy busy year! Wasn’t it only yesterday you were breaking your first resolution, just minutes after you made it? Now, you look around you and realize Thanksgiving is next week, the Christmas decorations are already up in the stores, and you want to know, “WHERE DID THE TIME GO?” Because you need an infusion of holiday cheer and one …

Top Pizza Spots in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is known for many things, including its weather, its beaches, and its food. But one thing that gets overlooked is the amazing selection of pizza locations. One of the best things about being on the coast is the access to very fresh ingredients. The pizza owners in Santa Barbara have mastered the pizza pie with fresh ingredients to create a symphony of flavor. Check out these amazing pizza joints in the Santa Barbara …

Thanksgiving in Santa Barbara

Regardless of what time of year it is, you cannot go wrong with a visit to Santa Barbara, but this is especially true for the Thanksgiving holiday coming up. Not only can you enjoy all the things that visitors love about Santa Barbara, but many special events and a potent holiday spirit in the community as well. Regardless of your holiday traditions, you are sure to make Santa Barbara a part of future celebrations after …

The Best New Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is an amazing place to take a vacation for a list of reasons that is far too lengthy for this piece. Instead, we will focus on one reason: the food! The best new restaurants in Santa Barbara to be more precise. While there are many Santa Barbara classics that stay relevant and delicious as the year go by, there are always new places popping up that are approaching cuisine in ways that we …

Top Haunted Tourist Spots in Santa Barbara County

California has a long and sometimes tragic history that has made the state what it is today, and along the way, there are often spirits who just don’t seem to understand their time on Earth has ended. We spot them occasionally—roaming the beaches of Santa Barbara, hanging out in the auditorium of older schools, and even at the local Burger King. If you’re looking to add some extra excitement to your Santa Barbara Halloween vacation, …

Top Wine Bars in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara gets a lot of attention for its weather and beaches, but perhaps not enough is focused on its amazing wine scene. Wine is a major part of the city’s culture, from the vineyards and wineries to the tasting rooms and wine bars. The city is full of unique places offering the best selections of wine that you will find anywhere. If you are looking for a charming place to enjoy some amazing wines, …

Top Reasons to Visit Santa Barbara for Halloween

There is no time of year in which you cannot enjoy the incredible beauty of Santa Barbara. But around Halloween, the city comes to life with opportunity after opportunity to have an amazing time. The best part is that there is something for everyone here. Whether you are looking to go to amazing parties, do something fun with kids, or anything in between, you will find a Halloween that you won’t soon forget in Santa …

5 Fun Facts About Santa Barbara

Most people know that Santa Barbara is a beautiful place with incredible weather year-round; however, that is often the extent of their knowledge. People who visit the area come to find that this is only the surface of what you will find. With each new exploration, you will find more and more to love about the area. Here are a few interesting facts about Santa Barbara. The Mountains are Not Your Typical Mountains The area …

Top End of Summer Activities in Santa Barbara

As summer winds down, many people are not thinking of their next vacation plans. This is a shame, because late summer could be the most ideal time to visit Santa Barbara; the weather is perfect and there is still so much to enjoy about this wonderful community. Below are a few things you need to experience before the end of summer in Santa Barbara. Relax on the Beach In Santa Barbara, the weather is always …