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Ranked #31 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #32 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #33 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Pacifica is an accredited graduate school with two campuses nestled between the coastal foothills and the Pacific Ocean a few... more » Owner description: Pacifica is an accredited graduate school with two campuses nestled between the coastal foothills and the Pacific Ocean a few miles south of Santa Barbara, California. The Institute offers masters and doctoral degree programs in psychology, the humanities, and mythological studies, all informed by the traditions of depth psychology. « less
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Ranked #34 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: State Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #35 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #36 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Hiking Trails
A popular, moderate rated, multi-use trail, good for hiking, biking and horseback riding, three and a half miles round trip.
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Ranked #37 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) is an alternative art space presenting cutting edge exhibitions in visual,... more » Owner description: The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) is an alternative art space presenting cutting edge exhibitions in visual, new media, andperforming arts.  Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2011, CAF is the premier venue for contemporary art between Los Angeles and San Francisco and is dedicated to the exhibition, education, and cultivation of the art of our time.  With FREE admission, CAF is the main scene for the arts in Santa Barbara!CAF is located at the Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace in downtown Santa Barbara, CA and is open Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday: noon to 5 pm during the run of our exhibitions and on First Thursdays for our popular Forum Lounge series. « less
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Ranked #38 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Elings Park is the largest privately funded public park in America. Built on land reclaimed from a city landfill, includes... more » Owner description: Elings Park is the largest privately funded public park in America. Built on land reclaimed from a city landfill, includes soccer and softball fields, a hill for paragliding, hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and venues for weddings and other special events. « less
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Ranked #39 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Santa Barbara Historical Museum is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara just two blocks off of State Street.... more » Owner description: The Santa Barbara Historical Museum is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara just two blocks off of State Street. Our galleries may be modest in size, but they are packed with history! Santa Barbara's 450 years of history are evident in the many artifacts, paintings, photgraphs, and films that make up The Story of Santa Barbara. In addition to the permanent collection, our Sala Gallery is a rotating exhibition space which features a new exhibit every four months. There's always something new at the museum! The Museum is also home to two historic adobes - one that was built in 1836, and Casa Covarrubias which was built in 1817 and even served as the Capital of Alta California for 2 months! The Santa Barbara Historical Museum is located on the corner of De la Guerra and Santa Barbara streets, and we have a free parking lot next to the musuem entrance on De la Guerra St. Open 10am-5pm, Tuesday-Saturday and 12pm-5pm Sunday (closed Mondays)There is a suggested $7 donation « less
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Ranked #40 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #41 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #42 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #43 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
Ideal in the spring, the falls and the hike to the falls offers much for the visitor.
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Ranked #44 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #45 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #46 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Area off Santa Barbara coast known for its deep sea fishing and marine wildlife.
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Ranked #47 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
A hidden, underused fishery on the Southern California coast.
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Ranked #48 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #49 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #50 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This restored 19th-century adobe building captures the authentic feel of Santa Barbara of old.
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Ranked #51 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #52 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: The Mission of Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau and Film Commission is to promote the City of Santa Barbara,... more » Owner description: The Mission of Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau and Film Commission is to promote the City of Santa Barbara, South Coast & surrounding County Communities, as a destination for travel and media production to create economic vitality. Discover everything you’ve ever imagined California to be, and then some, is right here in Santa Barbara. Where restaurants, museums and theaters reside under a skyline of red tiled roofs. And walking, hiking and biking take you far beyond the range of any car. Couples find it as romantic as families find it unforgettable. It’s Santa Barbara and summer is just getting started. Don’t miss a world-class event and festival lineup and live performances for all ages. Because there’s California, and then there’s Santa Barbara, California. « less
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Ranked #53 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #54 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery has been serving the Santa Barbara area since 1983 for both fine custom framing and art.... more » Owner description: Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery has been serving the Santa Barbara area since 1983 for both fine custom framing and art. Situated in the Arlington Plaza across the State Street from the historic Arlington Theater with plenty of parking. Local images and local artists grace the walls of this treasured Santa Barbara institution. Original paintings, limited edition serigraphs and prints, you are sure to find something to bring you joy for years to come. « less
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Ranked #55 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Lake famous for its bass fishing.
Ranked #56 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
The waterfall exists only in the springtime.
Ranked #57 of 68 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bar/ Clubs; Concerts; Nature and Parks
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Pretty man-made lake where trout fishing is the main attraction.
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