Activities & Attractions

Explore some of the many activities and attractions Santa Barbara has to offer, including the Santa Barbara Mission, the Zoo, world-class museums, numerous beaches, boat rides, hiking, biking, and so much more. Regardless of your age, there's something fun for everyone in the family.

Stearns Wharf

At the bottom of State Street, in downtown Santa Barbara, Stearns Wharf offers breathtaking views of the harbor and beaches, backed by the…

Santa Barbara Adventure Company

Celebrating 22 years of Excellence! Since 1998, Santa Barbara Adventure Company has been the premier adventure travel outfitter on the central coast while…

Celebration Cruises

Whether you want to experience a tour of Santa Barbara’s beautiful coast, have a romantic evening with a loved one, enjoy music out…

Santa Barbara Beaches

Santa Barbara beaches are among the best beaches in Southern California. Backed by the rugged Santa Ynez Mountains and protected by the Channel…

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the Sea Center

Founded in 1916 as the Museum of Comparative Oology, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has evolved to include more than 3.5…

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Ever wanted to create sound effects for a Hollywood movie or step inside a giant guitar? At MOXI, you can do all this…

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Quick Facts about SBMA Comprises 27,000 works of art: an art museum of magnitude and quality more commonly found in cities eight times…