The Santa Barbara Area

Things to do in The Santa Barbara Area

Try a yoga-basics class at this downtown studio.

An open-air used bookstore set in the frame of a traditional (though roofless) house.

Visit the rustic studio workshop of Midcentury ceramist Otto Heino, who, at the age of 95, produces museum-worthy pieces.

You’ll find everything from collectables to fine jewelry at this shop, which specializes in Danish and European imports.

In Ventura, the center leads full-day kayaking tours of the islands, where dolphins and sea caves await. $180 per person; rentals $35–$55 per day

The Sunday market features organic produce, as well as artisanal soaps, candles, honey, and breads.

Head to the spa for a grape seed–extract massage.

The candy shop is famous for its house-made Danish milk and dark chocolates. Order them by the box—or the pound.