Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara is an iconic location. It’s been around for nearly 150 years, and throughout that time has been through a lot. As natural disasters have affected it throughout the years, the Wharf has been repaired and partially rebuilt. And now, this location is a must-see for any visitor to Santa Barbara. […]
Santa Barbara sightseeing has so much to offer! This city is full of beauty and history, and these are some of the best ways to experience it. We’ve narrowed down the top 6 sightseeing experiences in Santa Barbara for your next trip. Experiences that aren’t the beach–because you already know that’s an important part of […]
While you’re on the West coast, you might be thinking, “I have to catch a sunset before I leave!” And you’d be correct! You don’t want to miss the chance to see a spectacular Santa Barbara sunset. But where do you watch it from? We’ve narrowed it down to four perfect places to soak in […]
As one of the waterfront motels in Santa Barbara CA, you could say that we know what’s up. As Santa Barbara is a large city, there’s no want for things to do! But sometimes you just want to spend your entire getaway at the beach (or as close as possible). So we’re here to help you […]
Hey, feeling like a fun weekend road trip? Whether it’s 100 miles or fewer than 10, your whole gang will have a great time in Santa Barbara. We’ve even planned your itinerary — from start to finish.
Vacation doesn’t have to mean expensive dinners out, and it doesn’t have to mean you have to make a McDonald’s run. Especially as it’s getting colder at night. This is why Santa Barbara comfort food exists. And it’s awesome. Here’s where to go.
Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Santa Barbara is the perfect place to celebrate! If you haven’t made your Valentine’s Day plans, now is the time to lock it in. Book a stay at Marina Beach Motel and then consider some of these options for activities during your romantic […]
While we love when guests of Marina Beach Motel stay for as long as possible, we understand when vacation time can be cut short. If you find yourself in this position with only a day or two to explore Santa Barbara, you’re going to need to check out the best spots. That’s why we created […]
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.