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Santa Barbara’s Holiday Celebration

Santa Barbara was bursting with activity this holiday season and we couldn’t have been happier to have you stay with us this time around! We hope our untraditional holiday setting helped create a new tradition for you and your family.

6 Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Santa Barbara may not be the typical Christmas setting you envision when thinking about the holidays, but it’s full of holiday cheer. We know how to celebrate and get into the holiday spirit better than anyone since we don’t have the traditional snowy backdrop associated with the holidays. Here are 6 ways to get in […]

Why You Should Travel with Your Dog

Vacations are supposed to be fun and relaxing, but they’re less so when you have to leave your dog at home. And doesn’t Fido deserve a little break, too? If you’re on the fence, here are some reasons why you should take your dog on vacation with you to Santa Barbara. It’s cheaper Paying to keep […]

Stearns Wharf: The Unlucky Landlubber

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Santa Barbara, Stearns Wharf serves as a habitat for both humans and animals alike. Harbor seals glide underneath the protective cover of the water’s surface while humans trot along above, weaving their way through the small shops and locally sourced restaurants. Built in 1872, this Santa Barbara […]

8 Santa Barbara Events You Can’t Miss

1. Santa Barbara International Film Festival Santa Barbara International Film Festival (or SBIFF) is an educational, non-profit arts organization that features 200+ of the best international and independent films of the year. Stretched over a lengthy 11 days in late January/early February, SBIFF transforms Santa Barbara into a sea of film-lovers and curious travelers for […]