3 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

3 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cold Spring Tavern and Old Mission Santa Ines. Take a break from Santa Barbara with a short trip to La Purisima State Historical Park in Lompoc, about 1h 15 min away. Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara road trip planning app .

In March in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Old Mission Santa Ines, La Purisima State Historical Park
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