This unique location is home to both warm water currents from the South and cold water currents from the North.
Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @SBAdventure A vacation that’s actually fun for the whole family is a rare thing indeed.
Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Celebrate with acclaimed cuisine, matched with unique wine, fresh seafood, and handcrafted cocktails. Soak up coastal views at the nearby polo fields, shaking hands with the local players. Located just beyond the Old Mission, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History offers visitors of all ages a chance to discover and reconnect with nature.
Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Get lost in the unexpected, inviting culture of The American Riviera®. Embrace an escape where a storied Spanish colonial heritage mixes with modern art and dances under unmistakable red tile roofs. Mingle with elegant wine and rich culture beneath distinctive red tile roofs. Meet new friends at the Santa Barbara Zoo and explore hands-on exhibits at the MOXI museum.Throughout your quest of 50, 100 or even more locks/keys, you are sure to meet tons of people of the opposite sex in a fun and different way.Lock and Key Events are a great alternative to the club scene and traditional socials since the fun and unique ice-breaker format ensures you meet tons of new people! But luckily for you, the city boasts a number of care-free ways to get around and explore; each of which offers their own unique brand of fun, and none of which involve parking meters. Plan an afternoon escape along a majestic California coastline where mountains meet the sea, with Channel Islands National Park just beyond.After a leisurely bike tour, elevate your evening beneath distinctive red tile roofs, where acclaimed restaurants prepare family-style feasts paired with bold wines. Savor the coastal views, The Urban Wine trail, or the morning’s farm-to-table brunch. Conquer the day on foot, bicycle or boat, then revitalize beneath distinctive red tile roofs with a handcrafted cocktail. The American Riviera® invites you to settle in and stay a while.In 1602, Spanish maritime explorer Sebastián Vizcaíno gave the name "Santa Barbara" to the channel and also to one of the Channel Islands.