Stearns Wharf - Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The oldest working wharf on the West Coast, housing restaurants, galleries, and shops
The Sunday Arts and Crafts Fair - 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
An outdoor exhibit of local artists
Santa Barbara Sailing Center - 133 Harbor Way Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Sailing charters, jet-ski rentals, kayak rentals, deep-sea fishing excursions, sunset cruises and other ocean activities.
Whale watching - 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93109
See the migration of the gray whales traveling north through the Santa Barbara Channel to their feeding grounds in the Bering Sea.
Farmer's market- 232 Anacapa St. #1A Santa Barbara, CA 93101
A variety of local growers sell everything from flowers to fruit at this local favorite, available seven days a week at locations around town.
Chase Palm Park - 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Beach volleyball, practice and tournament courts across the street on East Beach, featuring a one of a kind Carousel for all to enjoy.
Glen Annie Golf Club - 405 Glen Annie Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93117
One of several local championship golf courses in the Santa Barbara area
Santa Barbara County Bowl - 1122 N Milpas St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Featuring a wide variety of top entertainment
Santa Barbara Wine Tours - 100 W Canon Perdido St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Santa Barbara is home to over 100 local wineries offering tours, tastings, and more.
Solvang - Solvang California
A quaint Danish community with quaint boutiques and wonderfully authentic bakeries
Rancho San Marcos Golf Course - 4600 Highway 154 Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Rated one of the top ten new golf courses in the country
Aldo's - 1031 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 963-6687
A lighter Italian restaurant in a nice outdoor setting. Features great pizza, fine wines, osso buco, and a variety of unique pasta dishes.
Arts & Letters Café - 7 E. Anapamu St. Santa Barbara CA 93101 (805) 730-1463
Enjoy the civilized and cultured dining experience of this tucked away outdoor courtyard. Lite California-Mediterranean creations ranging from sandwiches, salads and pastas. Lunch and dinner. Music on the weekends.
Bouchon - 9 West Victoria St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805)730-1160
The original "Santa Barbara Wine Country" restaurant, Bouchon searches for the freshest, most local ingredients available. The wine list features local treasures that complement the seasonal, ingredient-driven menu. Inviting ambience and friendly service complete this exciting experience.
Brophy Brothers - Marina, 119 Harbor Way Santa Barbara, CA 93109 (805) 966-4418
A local favorite! Casual fishing and marina atmosphere, dine inside or on the deck overlooking the active marina. Mouth-watering variety of fresh fish dinners and shellfish appetizers. Burgers and steaks for the non-seafood types. Lunch and dinner. (Very popular, be prepared to wait for seating!)
Café Buenos Aires - 1316 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 963-0242
Large, open-air courtyard faces the historic Arlington Theater. Traditional Argentine dishes, an interesting blend of Spanish and Italian. The beef is especially prized. Lunch and dinner.
Carlito's Café & Cantina - 1324 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 962-7117
Great authentic Mexican cuisine. Live music nightly. Located downtown just across from the Arlington Theater.
Cava - 1212 Coast Village Rd. Montecito, CA 93108 (805) 969-8500
Experience the bold flavors of superb Latin cuisine from Spain, Mexico, and Latin America in a romantic garden setting in the village of Montecito. Sunflower colored walls, relaxed outdoor terraza and beautiful bar to enjoy listening to live Spanish guitars nightly.
Chef Karim's - 1221 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 899-4780
The atmosphere is exciting and festive Chef Karim's Moroccan Restaurant. Be waited on hand and foot and treat yourself to a ceremonial feast at this one-of-a-kind dining experience.
Emilio's Ristorante & Bar- 324 West Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 966-4426
Cozy, casual but sophisticated ambience. Ocean view of West beach and Stearn's Wharf. Italian and European country-style dishes with fresh herbs and organic veggies. Dinner only.
Downey's - 1305 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101(805) 966-5006
Named one of California's best restaurants. With just 14 tables and a menu that changes daily, Englishman John Downey creates nouvelle American cuisine for those who relish in the finest in a charming setting. Dinner only.
Enterprise Fish Co. - 225 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 962-3313
One of the best seafood restaurants in town. The casual atmosphere features an aquarium, an open kitchen, and friendly service. Their lunch and dinner menus offer the freshest seafood in Santa Barbara. Reservations are a must.
Epiphany - 21 W. Victoria St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805)564-7100
Fresh foods and a precise attention to detail is the philosophy at this hip and trendy restaurant. Features a stylish and intimate décor with brick archways, red velvet partitions, and a rich mahogany bar.
Olio E Limone - 17 West Victoria St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 899-2699
Excellent Italian cuisine with a quiet romantic atmosphere. Carefully chosen wine list featuring over 100 quality Italian and local wine country selections.
The Palace Grill - 8 East Cota St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 966-3133
One of the finest Cajun-Creole restaurants in Southern California, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Located in the heart of town in an old building with an eclectic selection of original oils, ceiling fans and a neon faux shark, the food and atmosphere here are definitely upbeat. Lunch and dinner. (Band entertains folks outside waiting for seating Friday-Sunday.)
Piranha - 714 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 965-2980
Great sushi and hip environment, Piranha is the place to be for traditional sushi and new, innovative rolls. Wonderful selection of fish and noodle dishes as well. Inviting and bold art grace the walls. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Rodney's Steakhouse - 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (805) 884-8554
Featuring Certified USDA Prime Aged Beef plus lamb and veal chops. Located in the Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort. Contemporary décor and full bar provide a warm welcome.
Seagrass - 34 E. Ortega St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (805) 963-1012
A quaint owner-operated restaurant that will delightfully surprise you with their extraordinary cuisine, innovative wine list, elegant ambiance and personal service.
Stella Mare's - 50 Los Patos Way Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 969-6705
Experience a relaxing lunch or a casual evening with a great view of the bird refuge from their unique greenhouse. Sit on sofas by the fireplace for live jazz and cocktails each Wednesday night.
The Stonehouse - 900 San Ysidro Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 565-1700
Located in the San Ysidro Ranch, this elegant restaurant in an historic building features regional cuisine by Chef John Trotta prepared with herbs and vegetables from an on-site garden.
The Summerland Beach Café - 2294 Lillie Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93067 (805) 969-1019
Located in Summerland's Antique District, this restaurant serves traditional American cuisine with a unique California twist. Considered one of the best places in Santa Barbara for breakfast. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Trattoria Mollie - 1250 Coast Village Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 565-9381
An upscale Italian-style restaurant with impressive service, located in the main stretch of Coast Village Road in Montecito. Specialty: homemade gelatos.
Santa Barbara Zoo - 500 Niños Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Featuring a variety of animals from around the world, along with a petting zoo and train ride
La Cumbre Plaza - 121 S Hope Ave. #F Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Santa Barbara's outdoor shopping center, dining, events, shopping, and more.
Paseo Nuevo - 619 Paseo Nuevo Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Over eighty shops and restaurants.
Mission Santa Barbara - 2201 Laguna St. Santa Barbara, CA 93105
The "Queen of the California Missions" for its grace and beauty.
Santa Barbara Courthouse -1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
With mission-revival-style architecture
Santa Barbara Historical Society Museum - 136 Easst De la Guerra St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Housing treasures from Santa Barbara's colorful past, covering three eras-Spanish, Mexican, and American
Carriage Museum - 129 Castillo St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Housing a unique collection of horse-drawn carriages, some dating back over 300 years
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art - 1130 State St. Santa Barbara CA 93101
One of Southern California's finest art museums, features nationally recognized collections and special exhibitions of international importance.
Museum of Natural History - 2559 Puesta Del Sol Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Featuring mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, plant life, and the geology of the Pacific Coast and Channel Islands