633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Santa Barbara, CA 93103 1.800.879.2929
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Family Activities

An Ideal Setting

The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort is the perfect locale for a truly unique Santa Barbara family vacation. Encircled by mountains and set along the Pacific Ocean, the resort is near an array of activities for all ages.

Year-round, explore the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens. Learn about sea life at the Ty Warner Sea Center. Go whale watching. Our impressive Santa Barbara family resort is an idyllic destination, offering entertaining pursuits for both children and adults.


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Things to do

  • An array of onsite activities
  • Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
  • Chase Palm Park
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • South Coast Railroad Museum
  • Ty Warner Sea Center
  • Cachuma Lake Recreation Area
  • Cabrillo Skateboard Park
  • Whale watching Chumash Painted
  • Cave Kid’s World at Alameda Park
  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Stearns Wharf
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s “Interactive Children’s Gallery”


Calendar of Area Children’s Activities