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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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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.

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 […]

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!

Strange Sea Creatures of Santa Barbara

The Pacific Ocean is home to a whole different universe of creatures. Even if you just look at Santa Barbara’s little slice of this vast ocean, you’ll find a number of interesting creatures dwelling there. We actually looked into it and were shocked by what we found. We’ve listed our favorite strange sea creatures of […]

Featured Spot of the Week: Santa Barbara Courthouse

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for us to present a new featured spot of the week here at Marina Beach Motel! We do this to give you some ideas for places to visit while you’re here and to generate traffic at cool local spots. This week we’re featuring a historic landmark that is […]