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Santa Barbara, CA

About Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is the place where the mountains and the ocean live as one in perfect harmony. Nature is a crucial aspect to life in Santa Barbara, whether you are hiking along the mountain trails, swimming the ocean, exploring the unique gardens, or taking a picture of the largest fig tree in all of America! Don’t worry about rainy days because Santa Barbara offers more than just the great outdoors.

You can immerse yourself in history and art by visiting its variety of museums and historic destinations; as well, you can enjoy incredible architecture and surprising street art by merely wandering the town. Plus, you can take a step back in history when shopping at Stearns Wharf or rent a cave to take a nap.

This old town may seem small, but there are endless opportunities if you are willing to look and kind locals ready to point you in the right direction.

Court House Building Santa Barbara California from Tumbleweed Travel
Old courthouse in Santa Barbara California from Tumbleweed Travel
The historic Santa Barbara Mission in California from Tumbleweed Travel
View on Santa Barbara from the pier from Tumbleweed Travel


  • Hike to the top of Inspiration Point for incredible views
  • Smells the flowers at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • See an amazing show at the Lobero Theatre


Type: City

Season: Year Round

Climate: Coast

Airport(s): Los Angeles

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