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Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Founded in 1926, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has been a must-see attraction since its inception. The founders’ goal of the garden was to “unite the aesthetic, educational, and scientific.” This blend has created a truly unique landmark that offers cultural richness to a city that is filled with incredible history.

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara with Your Dog

There’s always a lot of things to do in Santa Barbara, but what do you do when you’ve got your dog with you? More and more people are opting to travel with their dogs instead of paying expensive boarding fees or hiring a sitter. If this is you, have no fear. There’s plenty to keep […]

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Facts About Mission Santa Barbara

One of Santa Barbara’s most iconic landmarks, Mission Santa Barbara, is full of historical importance and cultural richness. We highly recommend you check out the site and tour around the grounds. Before you head over there, we’ve compiled some information about the mission for you to read.

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Best Travel Tips

In order to get the most out of your vacation, here are some of the best travel tips to keep in mind! Pack Light If you’re going on a weekend getaway, try to only bring a carry on. This makes you flying experience less stressful and save you valuable time at the airport. Check the […]

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Best Santa Barbara Beachfront Restaurants

If you’re making the journey to Santa Barbara, you might as well soak in the beachfront restaurants. With plenty of spots to choose from, here are a few that truly deliver on mesmerizing views and delectable food.

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Featured Spot of the Week: Sandbar

It’s our favorite day of the week here at Marina Beach Motel–Wednesday! We love it because it’s the day we showcase our featured spot of the week. We share a local business or attraction to give you an idea of what to do during your next stay with us and we do it to support […]

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Concerts in the Park Offer Summer Fun

There’s a lot of things to do in Santa Barbara in the summer, which is one of the reasons so many people stay with us at Marina Beach Motel time of year. One of our favorite summer activities though is the Concerts in the Park series offered to Santa Barbara locals and tourists alike. Listening to […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Cabrillo Bike Path

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for Marina Beach Motel’s featured spot of the week. We share a new attraction or business every week to give our guests some ideas of how they want to explore Santa Barbara and make the most of their stay with us. This week we’re featuring a great place […]

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Top 5 Things to Do On a Santa Barbara Beach

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you can’t stay at Marina Beach Motel without visiting a Santa Barbara beach. It’s one of the top things to do in Santa Barbara since there are so many beautiful beaches here. And even though there’s a wealth of things to do here, we love going to the beach […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Lucky Penny

It’s time for our featured spot of the week again here at Marina Beach Motel! We do this every week to share some of our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants and attractions with our guests. It helps them figure out things to do in Santa Barbara, plus it gives us a chance to support our neighboring […]

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