20 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

20 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

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Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Take a break from the city and head to State Street Underpass and Zuma Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Barbara: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Los Osos (Sweet Springs Nature Preserve & Montana de Oro State Park) and Camarillo (The Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology & Camarillo Public Library). Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, admire the majestic nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nicholas Canyon Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip itinerary tool.

Chicago to Santa Barbara is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Santa Barbara. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Santa Barbara to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Carpinteria, Ventura, Avila Beach, Los Osos
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park

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