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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.

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.

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara

There are lots of things to do in Santa Barbara this Independence Day and people are flocking to this beautiful city to partake in the festivities! From fireworks to dining, there’s a lot to look forward to. Here’s how you can celebrate Independence Day in Santa Barbara this weekend.

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 […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to share our featured spot of the week with all of you! It’s our chance to showcase some great spots in Santa Barbara to help you figure out where to go when you stay with us at Marina Beach Motel. It also enables us to support local businesses, so […]

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 […]