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See the Sights of Santa Barbara

Experience the beautiful coastal destination of Santa Barbara and California's American Riviera. Whether a family vacation, a sightseeing adventure, or a romantic getaway, you will find incredible things to do in Santa Barbara. Enjoy pristine beaches and the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Dive into our local culture, from entertainment, arts and museums to trendy shopping and a vibrant food and wine scene.

Performing Arts in Santa Barbara, CA

Performing Arts and Theaters

Santa Barbara has a thriving music and performing arts scene. Take in the spectacular musical talents of the Santa Barbara Symphony, or catch an expertly acted performance by the Ensemble Theatre Company at The New Vic. Explore other top performing arts venues and theaters in Santa Barbara.

  • The Granada Theatre
  • Arlington Theatre
  • The Lobero Theatre
  • The Marjorie Luke Theatre
  • The Santa Barbara Bowl
Public Markets in CA

Public Markets

Experience the best food and drink Santa Barbara has to offer at the public markets located throughout the city.   

The Mill, offers delicious locally produced beers and wines, perfect for group gatherings.?The Waterline?is yet another example of a unique, community-centric destination for food, beer and wine and works and wares created by local artisans and skilled craftspeople.

  • Santa Barbara Public Market
  • The Mill
  • Waterline
Shopping in Downtown Santa Barbara

Downtown Santa Barbara Shopping

Enjoy shopping in downtown Santa Barbara, with many popular stores for clothing, décor, and gifts. Spend the day browsing the many downtown shops and boutiques, where you'll find everything from souvenirs to the perfect pair of shoes.

Sightseeing in Santa Barbara

Sightseeing in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara offers a wide range of sights and experiences. Spend the day in a museum learning about the city's long history, or head over to the harbor for waterfront food, drinks, and views. If trip planning isn't your strong suit, let sightseeing tours like Eat This, Shoot That! or the Santa Barbara Trolley show you the best things to do in the area.

Museums in Santa Barbara

Museums in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara museums offer cultural experiences for every interest.  Let your curiosity run wild as you take a journey through time and space at our favorite museums.

Top Attractions in Santa Barbara

Top Attractions in Santa Barbara

Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara captivates visitors with its rich history, breathtaking natural beauty, and exciting attractions.

Live Entertainment & Nightlife at SB Hotels

Live Entertainment & Nightlife

If you love music, comedy, and live performances, explore the many entertainment venues, concert stages and clubs in Santa Barbara. Get ready to get out of your seat and onto your feet.

  • Eos Lounge
  • Whiskey Richard’s
  • Soho Music Club