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10 Things to Do in Santa Barbara This Summer

It’s finally summertime, and people are flocking to sunny Santa Barbara for their summer vacations. If you count yourself among those visitors, then this post is for you! Whether you’re visiting solo, with friends, or on a family vacation, there’s lots of fun stuff to keep you busy while you’re here. Here’s our list of […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Finch and Fork

Every week we share a featured attraction in Santa Barbara that we recommend visiting during your stay with us at Marina Beach Motel. Though you don’t necessarily have to visit all of our featured spots in order to get the best Santa Barbara experience, you should definitely visit a least a few! This week, we’re […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Lotusland

Welcome to our Wednesday tradition here at Marina Beach Motel, where we present to you our featured spot of the week. We feature everything from dining options to tourist attractions, giving you a working guide of things to do and see while you stay with us. This week, we’re featuring a unique Santa Barbara landmark: […]

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Why Go to Live Oak Music Festival

Have you ever been to Live Oak Music Festival? If not, you’re about to discover what you’ve been missing out on! But don’t worry, there’s still time to get tickets for this year’s festival. And we promise you the lineup is well worth the price of tickets. Here’s why you should go to Live Oak […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Arigato Sushi

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel. We love sharing our favorite businesses and tourist spots with you because it gives us a chance to show our appreciation for our neighbors and to enhance our guests’ experience during their stay with us. This week […]

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Street Painting Festival Returns to Santa Barbara

Madonnari are Italian street painters that can turn a blank pavement into colorful works of art. Every May, they come to Santa Barbara and allow us to see them in action, coating the Mission plaza with beautiful, gigantic images at this unique festival.

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Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Zoo

It’s that time again! Every Wednesday, we at Marina Beach Motel present you with a featured spot of the week. We do this to show appreciation for neighboring businesses and attractions, as well as to give our guests a list of highlights for things to see and do in the Santa Barbara. This week, we’re […]

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Blues Cruise BBQ: A Fun Event for the Whole Family

Every May, Downtown Santa Barbara hosts the Blues Cruise BBQ, a fun family event that happens in tandem with the State Street Nationals Car Show that same weekend. It’s going to be an exciting weekend in Santa Barbara, taking place May 16-17th this year. Here’s what you have to look forward to!

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Featured Spot of the Week: Barbareno

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time to share our featured spot of the week! We do this every Wednesday to give our guests a kind of guide for what to do and see while they’re here. It also gives us a chance to show some love to our neighbors here in Santa Barbara. This […]

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Featured Spot of the Week: Zaytoon

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for us to share our featured spot of the week with all of you! It’s our way of giving you ideas on where to go and what to see while you stay with us, while also supporting our neighbors here in Santa Barbara. This week we’re featuring a Lebanese restaurant […]

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