Tag Archives: Santa Barbara

Take a Ride on the Lil’ Toot Water Taxi

The Lil’ Toot Water Taxi is a Santa Barbara icon! The tugboat is named for its distinctive whistle, and is such a fun way to explore the Santa Barbara Harbor. When you take a trip on Lil’ Toot, you’ll experience the Santa Barbara Harbor in a new way!

Italian Street Painting Festival Brings Art to Santa Barbara

The Italian Street Painting Festival is a yearly Southern Californian tradition. This year, join in on the festival fun and experiences when you visit Santa Barbara! Santa Barbara’s festival is inspired by the I Madonnari festival in Italy, and it is deeply authentic to the spirit of the original festival.

Visit Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park has beautiful views, incredible hiking trails, and more! On your next visit to Santa Barbara, take a day to explore Channel Islands and embrace the nature available to you!

Santa Barbara Restaurant Spotlight: Cold Spring Tavern

We love highlighting some of our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants! This week we’re featuring Cold Spring Tavern in Santa Barbara. This restaurant is recognized by Santa Barbara as a historical site, which means that in addition to great food and a great atmosphere, they have a great story to tell!

Biking Santa Barbara: Your Ultimate Guide

Biking Santa Barbara is a great way to experience the city. When you go biking, you can explore the city up close and on your own terms. We love feeling the wind in our hair as we coast along the coast! These are a few of our favorite places to go biking Santa Barbara.

Explore the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum!

We know it can be tough to spent time indoors when you’re in beautiful sunny Santa Barbara, but the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is worth your time! On your next trip to Santa Barbara, visit the Maritime Museum to learn more about Santa Barbara’s history.

Santa Barbara Restaurant Spotlight: Brophy Bros.

We love highlighting our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants! This week we’re putting the spotlight on Brophy Bros. This is one of our favorite local restaurants since it features delicious seafood and gorgeous views of the harbor.

Wine Tasting at the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail

Santa Barbara has many wineries…so deciding where to visit can be tough. Now, with the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail, you don’t have to decide!

Visit Lotusland in Santa Barbara

A secret garden, private tours, incredible beauty. Find all this and more at Lotusland in Santa Barbara! This is a great place to spend part of your day and will give you a greater appreciation of Santa Barbara’s natural beauty.

Santa Barbara Restaurant Spotlight: Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach

We love highlighting our favorite Santa Barbara restaurants! This week we’re putting the spotlight on the Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach. This is one of our favorite local restaurants since it features exquisite dining and some of Santa Barbara’s most spectacular ocean views!