Whether you're looking to head out for a paddle on the Pacific or enjoy the region's world class vineyards, the American Riviera is the perfect playground for the entire family.
Stay tuned for more information on some of our favorite activities and places to visit!
California's premier guide service for kayaking & snorkeling the sea caves of The Channel Islands National Park. Paddle Sports located in the Harbor has also been Santa Barbara California’s primary Kayak, SUP, and Surf rental & instruction specialist, since 1993.Visit website
Sunday, November 8, 2015 Parade Noon - 1pm Concert Begins at 2pm Vintage WWII military vehicles, local veteran’s groups, the Sea Cadets, UCSB ROTC Surfrider Battalion, floats from the local bases, WWII re-enactors and the Primetime Band gets the red, white and blue flying in music and spirit.Visit website
At the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center is located on Stearns Wharf visitors of all ages can enjoy interactive exhibits, opportunities to work like scientists, a theater showcasing the wonders of the Santa Barbara Channel, hands-on close encounters with sea creatures, and a live shark touch pool.Visit website
Lafond Winery with vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills Appellation, an area renowned for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, has opened in Santa Barbara's Funk Zone. This tasting room and art gallery is a treat in the center of the Urban Wine Trail and just blocks from the beach.Visit website
The Ellwood Mesa Open Space is home to several species of wildlife, including the Monarch Butterfly which makes its winter home in the Eucalyptus groves that span the interior boundaries of the Mesa.Visit website