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Things To Do in Santa Barbara, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Ensemble Theatre Company

Ensemble Theatre Company

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Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf

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The Santa Barbara County Vintner’s Festival

The Santa Barbara County Vintner’s Festival

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Twin Lakes Golf Course

Twin Lakes Golf Course

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Santa Barbara Waterfront

Santa Barbara Waterfront

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Plaza De Oro Twin

Plaza De Oro Twin

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

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Santa Barbara Brewing Company

Santa Barbara Brewing Company

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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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Paseo Nuevo

Paseo Nuevo

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Truth Aquatics

Truth Aquatics

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Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Santa Barbara Sailing Center

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Local Resources in Santa Barbara, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Santa Barbara Business College

Santa Barbara Business College

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City of Santa Barbara

City of Santa Barbara

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Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

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KSBY

KSBY

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KEYT 3

KEYT 3

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Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District

Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District

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El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant

El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant

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