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Endless Things to Do in Santa Barbara

A Guide to Experiences On the Pacific Coast

Known fondly as the "American Riviera," Santa Barbara is located 90 miles north of Los Angeles and offers exciting and unique experiences at every turn. Whether you're here for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or an extended business stay, you'll appreciate being within close proximity of some of the best things to do in Santa Barbara, CA when you stay at one of our coastal inns.

With so much to do, it can be hard to narrow down your trip itinerary. Explore our guide to Santa Barbara discover the most popular activities and attractions near our hotels

Outdoor Activities 

With nearly perfect weather year-round, there is never a bad time to enjoy the beautiful surrounding landscape in Santa Barbara.

Sports & Recreation

From watersports to horseback riding, guests will enjoy the fun sporting and recreational things to do in Santa Barbara.

Local Attractions

Our location in Santa Barbara lends itself perfectly to exploring the vibrant city and natural surroundings. Take a look at some of the best local attractions in the area.


Dig in to the delectable flavors of our coastal home. From romantic waterfront dining to traditional Mexican fare, there are plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds in Santa Barbara.

Golf Courses

Tee off against a breathtaking California background with ocean and island views and take in the sweeping views and ideal year-round playing conditions. Explore golf courses near our hotels.


Tap into your inner sommelier and enjoy tasting a variety of top California wines while delighting in the stunning coastal views.


Have questions about planning your trip or booking your stay? Get in touch with our team for tips on how to make the most of your stay in Santa Barbara. 


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Santa Barbara Hotel Group
2220 Bath Street, CA, 93105, USA
Phone: (805) 682-7277