Santa Barbara is the perfect place for a destination wedding. To create an amazing experience for your family, friends, and guests, we recommend suggesting vacation rentals for their lodging. Several of our vacation rentals are located near popular wedding venues such as the Old Mission, Santa Barbara Courthouse, Four Seasons Biltmore, and local churches.


Beach Photography
Capture vacation memories with your family on one of Santa Barbara’s picturesque beaches. Our preferred photographers know the best locations and times to catch the perfect lighting for your photo session.


Santa Barbara Beaches
Be sure to visit one of Santa Barbara’s many beautiful beaches during your stay. With miles of coastline, there are plenty of options from Montecito’s Butterfly Beach to East Beach to Leadbetter Beach.


Santa Barbara Parks
Alameda Park, 1400 Santa Barbara Street
Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, Located at Santa Barbara Street and Arrellaga
Chase Palm Park, East Cabrillo Blvd.
Douglas Family Preserve, Located on the Mesa at the end of Linda Street
Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Road
El Presidio De Santa Barbara State Historic Park, 123 E Canon Perdido Street
Lake Los Caneros, Located in Goleta at Los Carneros and Calle Real
Mission Rose Garden, Old Mission Santa Barbara, Los Olivos and Laguna Streets
Oak Park, 300 West Alamar Avenue
Parma Park, Located off State Route 92, one mile west of State Route 144
Rocky Nook Park, 610 Mission Canyon Road
Tuckers Grove, 805 San Antonio Creek Road at Cathedral Oaks
Shoreline Park, Shoreline Drive on the Mesa
Stow Grove Park, Located in Goleta at 580 La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road


Museums, Wharf & Zoo
Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 E De La Guerra Street
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Barbara Courthouse (great views at the top!)
Stearns Wharf, Located at the end of State Street
Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive


Music & Theatre
Santa Barbara Bowl, Catch amazing musical acts April through October, 1122 N Milpas Street
Arlington Theatre, Historic theatre featuring new films, stand-up, and musical acts, 317 State Street
Granada Theatre, Home to the Santa Barbara Symphony, State Street Ballet, Opera Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara Choral Society, 1214 State Street
Lobero Theatre, California’s oldest and continuously operating theatre, 33 E Canon Perdido Street
The New Vic, Showcasing classic and contemporary plays and musicals, 33 W Victoria Street
Riviera Theatre, Home of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra


Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market
Founded in 1983, SBCFMA features fresh and delicious local foods six days a week. Open daily except Monday.




Local Tours
Double Dolphin Sailing Tour
Santa Barbara Trolley Tours
Santa Barbara Land Shark Amphibious Tours
Channel Islands Tours with Island Packers
Santa Barbara Beach Rides: Beach and Bluff Horseback Riding Tours
Santa Barbara Adventure Company: kayaking, biking, wine tours, surfing, and more!
Santa Barbara Fitness Tours
Whale Watching: Condor Cruises, Santa Barbara Sailing Center, Sunset Kidd
Captain Jack’s: wine tasting, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, and more!
Helicopter tours: Cloud9 Living, SB Heli, Above All Aviation


Wine Tours
Santa Barbara Wine Tours
Santa Barbara Adventure Company
Wine’d Ventures
Captain Jack’s Wine Tours
I Bike Santa Barbara Wine Tours
Rooted Vine Tours
Stagecoach Wine Tours
Urban Wine Trail
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trail


Hot Air Balloon Ride
Sky’s the Limit Ballooning


Bike Rental
Wheel Fun Rentals
Santa Barbara Bikes To-Go
iBike Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Adventure Company
Segway of Santa Barbara


Horseback Riding
Circle Bar B Ranch
Captain Jack’s Tours & Events
Santa Barbara Beach Rides
Los Padres Outfitters
Raintree Ranch
Nojoqui Horse Ranch


Paddle Sports Center: kayaking, stand up paddle, surfing, and tours
Cal Coast Adventures: kayaking stand up paddle, surfing, and more
Santa Barbara Surf School
SEA Landing Dive Center: scuba certification and rentals
Santa Barbara Aquatics: scuba certification and rentals
Truth Aquatics: scuba and snorkeling


Sailing & Yachting
Santa Barbara Sailing Center
Santa Barbara Yacht Charters
Sunset Kidd


24-Hour Fitness
Cathedral Oaks Club
Santa Barbara Athletic Club
Bay Club
Pulse Fitness


Four Seasons Resort: The Biltmore Santa Barbara
Ritz-Carlton Bacara Resort and Spa
Float Luxury Spa


Santa Barbara features some of the most scenic hiking views in the country. From beginner trails to day hiking to experienced backpacking, there are dozens of hiking trails to suit any fitness level. Visit Santa Barbara Hikes for more information about local trails and Sierra Club hikes.


Ready for More Santa Barbara Adventures and Sightseeing?
Circle Hawk Paragliding
Santa Barbara Skydive


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