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A Weekend Guide to Santa Barbara

We're heading to the American Riviera for the weekend: It's time to pack up for Santa Barbara, California! Use this travel guide to find out where to eat, where to stay, and what to do on any budget when visiting beautiful Santa Barbara.

GoAltaCA | Date on state! Downtown State Street in Santa Barbara, as seen on ABC's The Bachelorette.

Downtown State Street in Santa Barbara, as seen on ABC's The Bachelorette. HA HA I was the bachelorette while I lived in Ojai!

Shopping in Downtown Santa Barbara - Adapted from Carlos Gomez/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0

8 Things You'll Actually Want to Do in Santa Barbara California

Find out about the best things to do when you go to scenic Santa Barbara, California on the coast north of LA

Downtown Santa Barbara wineries map from Urban Wine Trail. Let's explore some of the best places to go wine tasting in the Santa Barbara area including downtown Santa Barbara and the beautiful hills and valleys beyond.

Santa Barbara Wine Tasting

Downtown Santa Barbara wineries map from Urban Wine Trail. - Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Let's explore some of the best places to go wine tasting in the Santa Barbara area including downtown Santa Barbara and the beautiful hills and valleys beyond.

Why you should go: This not-so-crowded beach town is the perfect mix of rugged and refined. Hike along the beachfront Cabrillo Bike Path, ride the antique carousel at Chase Palm Park, and take the kids to see the elephants at the Santa Barbara Zoo. If you have time without the children, sip your way across downtown Santa Barbara's (walkable) Urban Wine Trail. What you'll pay: Most of the vacation rentals here have one to three bedrooms and rent for as low as $116 a night.   - Redbook.com

13 Cheap Vacation Destinations

Santa Barbara, CA Why you should go: This not-so-crowded beach town is the perfect mix of rugged and refined. Hike along the beachfront Cabrillo Bike Path, ride the antique carousel at Chase Palm Park, (walkable) Urban Wine Trail.

House vacation rental in Santa Barbara from VRBO.com! #vacation #rental #travel #vrbo

Downtown Vacation Rental - VRBO - 1 BR Santa Barbara House in CA, Ablitt House - Art Meets Architecture in Downtown Santa Barbara

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Photograph of the day By Bill Heller, Winter Sunset over downtown Santa Barbara, California

The Urban Wine Trail is basically a self-guided "wine tasting" crawl. You walk from tasting room to tasting room  around the cool downtown Santa Barbara area.

A Weekend Guide to Santa Barbara

The Urban Wine Trail is basically a self-guided "wine tasting" crawl. You walk from tasting room to tasting room around the cool downtown Santa Barbara area.

San Ysidro Ranch, sb  Throughout the 1800s, this 500-acre property in the lush foothills of Montecito served as a working citrus ranch. The ranch hosted its first guests in 1893, and has since transformed into a gorgeous retreat with cottages, hot tubs, a spacious spa and two standout restaurants. Bonus: it's just a one hour drive from wineries in Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, and 15 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara.

Where to Go in Santa Barbara

San Ysidro Ranch, sb Throughout the 1800s, this 500-acre property in the lush foothills of Montecito served as a working citrus ranch. The ranch hosted its first guests in 1893, and has since transformed into a gorgeous retreat with cottages, hot tubs, a spacious spa and two standout restaurants. Bonus: it's just a one hour drive from wineries in Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, and 15 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara.

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Downtown Santa Barbara: Where Everything (Delicious) Is Waiting for You!

Shopping | Downtown Santa Barbara

An afternoon of shopping El Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center in Santa Barbara, as seen on ABC's The Bachelorette.

Downtown Santa Barbara, enjoy a variety of cultural venues

Downtown Santa Barbara is a Mall in Santa Barbara. Plan your road trip to Downtown Santa Barbara in CA with Roadtrippers.