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Santa Barbara Midsummer Fun

Santa Barbara is a diverse area with proximity to mountains and the ocean, a laid back city but also bustling. This dual dynamic allows there to be all kinds of activities taking place in our area. And, with the middle of summer coming up, more and more exciting events are happening! Read on to see […]

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration!

After the gloomy days of the pandemic, some events shine through the clouds to bring some hope, and the Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration is a perfect example of this. Read on to learn more about the largest summer event in Santa Barbara!

Santa Barbara Zoo Summer Fun!

The Santa Barbara Zoo is a perfect summer destination! With plenty to see and do for guests of all ages, plus fun tours, this is a great day trip. So if you’re looking to add extra excitement to your trip, look no further than Santa Barbara Zoo summer fun!

Enjoy a Taste of Santa Barbara 2022

Enjoy a Taste of Santa Barbara 2022! This celebration is for locals and visitors alike. During the festival, you’ll be able to experience and celebrate all the delicious food and drink Santa Barbara has to offer. Learn more about just what to expect from this first festival of its kind.

Our Favorite Spring Santa Barbara Activities

Spring has sprung and there’s plenty to do in Santa Barbara! During your next trip, try some of our favorite spring Santa Barbara activities and enjoy all there is to do in our beautiful city. Check out our list to make your next trip a success.

Santa Barbara Bulletin: Upcoming Events & the Latest News

Summer’s end doesn’t mean the fun‘s over. This is Santa Barbara, after all. From the symphony to some exciting fall festivals, we’re ready for the good news of October!

Things to Do in Santa Barbara This September

September is a very happening month for Santa Barbara! We’re closing out peak produce season, the weather is beautiful, and tourists are slowing their roll — our calendars are full of exciting, unusual events.

2 Santa Barbara Artists You Need to Know About

Planning a trip can be so stressful. Let’s take it easy, okay? Let’s see some art, or at least think about it. Ponder it a little. You know you could also always just get dinner and drinks, if you don’t have it in you to hit up the galleries tonight.

5 Reasons to Spend Summer in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is beautiful year-round, but there’s something about summer in Santa Barbara that we absolutely love. It’s the perfect time to visit us at Marina Beach Motel. The weather is gorgeous and there are endless things to do. Whether you’re a foodie, a hippy, or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone in Santa Barbara!

The Best Bike Rides in Santa Barbara

Biking is a great way to tour Santa Barbara, allowing you to view all the local attractions while getting some exercise. It’s also one more way you can be an eco-tourist, meaning you’re conscientious about the environment you’re visiting. Better still, we at Marina Beach Motel offers free Beach Cruiser bike rentals to all of […]