Tips and Articles for The Santa Barbara Area

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Ojai has been a destination for peace-loving spirituality seekers since the 1920s. Scottish model Kirsty Hume first visited the town, a 90-minute drive... Read More

Actor Michael Keaton knows what he doesn’t want for his next vacation: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz as a travel partner. “A cruise with Cruz—bad idea... Read More

When it comes to bucket list trips, China is tops for Straight Outta Compton’s O’Shea Jackson, Jr. And for his perfect travel companion? Kobe Bryant,... Read More

Travel + Leisure, the National Media Partner of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, recently asked actress Elizabeth Banks: If you... Read More

Actor Richard Brancatisano didn't hesitate when we asked him about his dream vacation: the Bahamas. With? “Maybe Emma Stone." As the National... Read More

In a perfect world, film critic Leonard Maltin would be on a plane to Hawaii.  Recalling a bumper sticker he once saw, the critic explains ... Read More

To escape his schedule, director Lenny Abrahamson is craving a relaxing family getaway to the Maldives. “I would like to go somewhere where I can lie... Read More

As a self-proclaimed foodie, actress Alicia Vikander is dreaming of eating her way around Japan with chef Rene Redzepi—a theoretical bucket list trip... Read More

For someone as on-the-move as actor Paul Dano, traveling back to your homebase can be the most appealing trip of all. Dano says Brooklyn tops his... Read More

Where in the world would you go if you could drop everything—right this minute—and what famous person would you invite along for the trip? That’s the... Read More

It’s hard to imagine a setting more perfect for a romantic getaway than San Ysidro Ranch, a 500-acre former citrus ranch from the 19th-century, nestled... Read More

The thing you tend to forget when you're planning a road trip with young kids is that they don't like to leave the places they like. Children are... Read More

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It makes sense that Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of winter; after all, what’s more romantic than escaping the cold and cozying up with a loved... Read More

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What you pay for your hotel depends on when—and how—you book. We tested seven methods (from online travel agents and aggregators to the hotels’ own... Read More

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Right about now, you’re checking out your kids’ school calendar and wondering how to transform their week of vacation into fun for the whole family. ... Read More

Eating well has always been easy in wine regions. It makes sense: people who pay close attention to what they drink don’t typically settle for fast-food... Read More

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I grew up in California in the 1960’s, the place every clear-thinking kid on the planet wanted to be: 650 miles of sandy beaches, Disneyland, the "scene... Read More

Unlike Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach, two of the hotter hot spots on the southeast coast of Florida, St. Pete Beach—on the central west coast of... Read More

Hey, squirt, how about some mac and mascarpone?It's on the kids' menu (yes, the kids' menu) at the Bacara Resort's Bistro (8301 Hollister Ave., Santa... Read More

It's a starry night, and i am sitting in an ancient ranch house tucked deep in the Lompoc hills, two or three miles down a dirt road from El CaminoReal,... Read More

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