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Best Reasons to Visit Santa Barbara in Fall

The reasons to visit Santa Barbara in fall are endless, but we’ll give you a few of our favorites. At Marina Beach Motel, we feel like there is never a bad time to visit Santa Barbara. With the beach just steps away and non-stop activities, Santa Barbara is a slice of paradise.

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.

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.

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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: State Street

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel. Every Wednesday, we share a business or attraction in Santa Barbara to help our guests decide what to do and where to go during their stay with us. This week, we’re  featuring an integral part of downtown […]

5 Fun Events in Santa Barbara This Summer

There are always things to do in Santa Barbara, but summer is one of the best times to visit because of all the events and festivals. It seems like there’s always a lot to celebrate during this time of year and we’d love for visitors to join in. So here are 5 fun events in […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]