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Ranked #31 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Hiking Trails
This trail leads to the Seven Falls.
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Ranked #32 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Aquariums; Natural History Museums

The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is a great place to take the entire family. It's extremely hands on with a shark touch tank and tidepool touch tank.  There's a  "wet deck" area... more »

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Ranked #33 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: State Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #34 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Experience public golf at it's best. The Santa Barbara Golf Club is a well-manicured, impeccably maintained 18-hole... more » Owner description: Experience public golf at it's best. The Santa Barbara Golf Club is a well-manicured, impeccably maintained 18-hole regulation par-70 golf course. With sweeping views of the Santa Ynez foothills,Channel Islands and the Pacific Ocean, this challenging course is 6,037 yards from the back tees. Full service bar and restaurant,Pro Shop, driving range, internet tee times. Open dawn-dusk, 7 days/week. « less
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Ranked #35 of 71 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 #36 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Art 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 #37 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: 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 #38 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #39 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #40 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #41 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: History 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 $5 donation « less
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Ranked #42 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #43 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Waterfalls
Ideal in the spring, the falls and the hike to the falls offers much for the visitor.
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Ranked #44 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #45 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #46 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Parks
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Ranked #47 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Historic Sites
This restored 19th-century adobe building captures the authentic feel of Santa Barbara of old.
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Ranked #48 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #49 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
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Ranked #50 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
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Ranked #51 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
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Ranked #52 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water
Area off Santa Barbara coast known for its deep sea fishing and marine wildlife.
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Ranked #53 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Bodies of Water
A hidden, underused fishery on the Southern California coast.
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Ranked #54 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
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Ranked #55 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
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Ranked #56 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #57 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #58 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #59 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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 #60 of 71 attractions in Santa Barbara
Category: Parks
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