Date Ideas
in Santa Barbara, CA

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Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.
Float Luxury Spa
Float Luxury Spa

18 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101   Directions

(805) 845-7777

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Simply spaaatacular! Sink into a relaxing and romantic time together on a date at the Float Luxury Spa as you unwind during a Couples Retreat spa treatment. Float into bliss during an 80-minute massage in a private suite overlooking a tranquil garden as you lay side by side pampered by your very own massage therapist.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105   Directions

(805) 682-4726

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Stop and smell the roses on a romantic date at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Take your special someone for a stroll on winding stone pathways through an array of whimsical gardens. Explore more than 1,000 rare and native plants across 65 acres in the city’s historic Mission Canyon. Ah, love is in bloom.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101   Directions

(805) 963-4364

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Canvass the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, recognized as one of the top 10 regional art museums in the nation. Situated in downtown Santa Barbara, art enthusiasts enjoy sauntering alongside nationally recognized collections of American, Asian, Impressionism and 20th-century art. The museum also houses the Constance and George Fearing Library.

Stearns Wharf
Stearns Wharf

219 Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara, CA 93109   Directions

(805) 564-5518

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Stearns Wharf is Santa Barbara’s #1 tourist attraction! Bring the family to wander across along the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco for hours of shopping, dining and entertainment. Fish around here for hours of family fun that gets you hooked up with memories that will last a lifetime.

Wine Cask Restaurant
Wine Cask Restaurant

813 Anacapa St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101   Directions

(805) 966-9463

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Bon appétit! Pair the perfect wine with seared pan roasted chicken on a romantic date at the Wine Cask Restaurant. Romance dines here to enjoy a rich warm ambiance in a first-class restaurant that uses farm fresh produce, offers award wining wines and exceptional service for an evening to remember.

Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond
Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond

5925 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117   Directions

(805) 967-0128

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Roll on over to Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond for a different spin on bowling fun. Check out Glow Bowling where the alley is pitch black with the ceiling and lanes on fire with electric colors, and even your bowling gear glows too! Let the good times roll with fun, food and games at this attraction.