Family Fun & Activities

All year round, Santa Barbara is full of family-fun activities.  If you want to mix fun with education, locations like the Santa Barbara Zoo, the Botanic Gardens, the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf or the Wolf Museum of Exploration, are always family favorites. For active families who love sports the possibilities for fun are endless. Golf courses, public tennis courts, paddle boarding, kayaking, bike rentals and beach volleyball are only a small sample of the recreation opportunities that await. If history and museums are more to your liking, be sure to check out the Old Mission, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Art Museum, and the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. Families of any age and with any interest are sure to find something fun to do in Santa Barbara.

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…

Santa Barbara Surf School

Our private one on one surf lesson in Santa Barbara is the perfect introduction for beginners. A private lesson is also a great…

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…

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…