Santa Barbara
Best Things to Do

Outdoor Activities

Santa Barbara's lush landscapes and scenic coastline make it a perfect place for recreational activities. Here are a few to get you started.


Cold Springs Rd. (Sycamore Canyon Rd.) Montecito CA 93108 U.S.

Book a guided tour of this beautiful garden featuring exotic plants.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Rd. Santa Barbara CA 93105 U.S.

A place where you can breathe in the fresh air and see an array of California plant life.

Santa Barbara Helicopter Tours

515 Marxmiller Pl. Santa Barbara CA 93117 U.S.

Why not enjoy an amazing aerial view of Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara Sailing Center

302 W. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara CA 93101 U.S.

Experience a multitude of water activities, from whale watching to kayaking to sailing your own boat.

Santa Barbara Zoo

500 Ninos Dr. Santa Barbara CA 93103 U.S.

The zoo is a perfect family outing where you can discover the wildlife of Santa Barbara. 

Stearns Wharf

219 Stearns Wharf Santa Barbara CA 93109 U.S.

A major tourist attraction that features an array of shops and restaurants.

The Urban Wine Trail

Various locations Santa Barbara CA 93101 U.S.

Sip the flavor's of Santa Barbara's wine.