Things to Do in Santa Barbara with Your Dog

There’s always a lot of things to do in Santa Barbara, but what do you do when you’ve got your dog with you? More and more people are opting to travel with their dogs instead of paying expensive boarding fees or hiring a sitter. If this is you, have no fear. There’s plenty to keep you busy during your next vacation. Here’s a helpful list of things to do in Santa Barbara with your dog.

1. Stay at Marina Beach Motel

First and foremost, if you’re visiting Santa Barbara, you need to find a pet-friendly place to stay with your dog. Luckily, you already found one–right here at Marina Beach Motel! We welcome our guests and their pets with open arms.

2. Play on a Santa Barbara Beach

Arroyo Burro Beach is a dog friendly Santa Barbara beach where you and your furry friend can sunbathe or play. A day in on the beach is one of our favorite things to do in Santa Barbara, so we’re sure it’ll be one of your dog’s favorites too!

3. Eat at Pet-Friendly Restaurants

There’s a number of dog friendly options when it comes to Santa Barbara dining. Check out our post about pet friendly restaurants for a list of some of them. You’ll find that there’s a lot of dog lovers out here!

4. Go to a Dog Park

There’s a couple Santa Barbara dog parks worth checking out. They’re fun places where your dog can have some off-leash fun and even play with other dogs. It’s a great way to get out and meet other dog owners who live here or are visiting like you!

5. Walk Along Stearns Wharf

Stearns Wharf is a staple in Santa Barbara tourism, so don’t deprive your dog of experiencing it! Stearns Wharf is a beautiful and bustling area, full of restaurants with outdoor patios and shops where Fido can hang out front while you browse. Stearns Wharf is a must-see in our list of things to do in Santa Barbara!

So don’t feel limited when taking your dog on vacation with you. As you can see, there are many things to do in Santa Barbara with your dog–starting with booking a stay at Marina Beach Motel.