Best Spring Break Activities in Santa Barbara
Discover 5 Exciting Spring Adventures
With warm weather, convenient access to both the beach and mountains, and an array of trendy restaurants and wineries, Santa Barbara is the perfect spring break destination.
#5 – Explore MOXI
Fun and discovery await the whole family at MOXI SB – a museum for those filled with wonder and curiosity. Don’t forget to take in the spectacular Riviera views from the rooftop deck.
#4 -Hike to Figueroa Mountain
Breathtaking views and vibrant wildflowers await you, if you are brave enough to endure the 9 mile loop trail up Figueroa Mountain. One of the most famous hiking trails in Spring, this trail is often at peak wildflower blossom in mid-April.
#3 – Enjoy prime whale watching season
This time of year the Santa Barbara channel is vibrant with wildlife. Book a tour on the Condor Express and enjoy a guaranteed whale sighting or you will receive a rain check for your next visit.
#2 – Wander the lush gardens at Lotusland
Set on a sprawling 37 acre estate in Montecito, Lotusland has received national recognition for it’s array of flora and innovative horticultural practices. Touring Lotusland transports guests to 27 uniquely themed gardens and is a truly enchanting experience.
#1 – Sail into the sunset
Sip wine aboard Santa Barbara Sailing’s 40ft catamaran while enjoying fantastic sunset views. This is an iconic and must-do Santa Barbara experience no matter what time of year you visit.
In addition to these fun activities, you’ll want to round out your visit with plenty of wine, craft cocktails, farm fresh foodie spots and so much more.