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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!

Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond

Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond

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Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond

Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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Twin Lakes Golf Course

Twin Lakes Golf Course

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Paradise Café

Paradise Café

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Plaza De Oro Twin

Plaza De Oro Twin

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Casa del Herrero

Casa del Herrero

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Granada Theatre

Granada Theatre

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Neighborhood Corner Bar & Grill

Neighborhood Corner Bar & Grill

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Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo

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La Cumbre Plaza

La Cumbre Plaza

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Truth Aquatics

Truth Aquatics

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EOS Santa Barbara Wine Tour

EOS Santa Barbara Wine Tour

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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.

Westmont College

Westmont College

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Vandenberg Air Force Base

Vandenberg Air Force Base

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Cottage Children's Medical Hospital

Cottage Children's Medical Hospital

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KPMRTV

KPMRTV

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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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Santa Barbara Environmental Services

Santa Barbara Environmental Services

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