Things to Do in Santa Barbara

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The Arlington Theatre resides in the center of downtown’s main drag and evokes another era, complete with Mission Revival architecture and red... Read More

Sample the freshest area produce and meats, including wild boar and colorful local heirloom tomatoes, escargots, pepper-crusted venison. Read More

Considering the small waves and cool climate, Butterfly Beach isn’t exactly a destination for surfers or sunbathers, but the palm-lined stretch of... Read More

Part cheese shop and part lunch stop, C'est Cheese sells more than 100 varieties, as well as artisan goods such as jams, olive oils, salumi, and various... Read More

Known for its fresh, high-quality baked goods and inventive breakfast dishes, D’Angelo is situated on a side street near downtown Santa Barbara,... Read More

Charles Banks and business partner Stanley Kroenke, perhaps best known for Screaming Eagle, own this 600-acre winery north of Santa Barbara in the hill... Read More

Eat local by booking one of these guided tours that lead the culinarily curious to fresh foods at the farmers’ market, fishermen’s market, C... Read More

Check out the Japanese teahouse and wander through the 65 acres of over 1,000 species of plants and flowers. Read More

The elaborate architecture is equal parts alcazar and Palazzo Vecchio. The view from the clocktower stretches from the Channel Islands to the Santa... Read More

Catch up on early California history at the beautiful, centuries-old Santa Barbara Mission. Read More

Six blocks from the town courthouse, this weekly market is the perfect place to watch gray-haired hippies, dreadlocked surfers, and well-heeled natives... Read More

The school is located a block from prime paddleboarding territory on East Beach. Read More

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