3 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

3 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cold Spring Tavern and Santa Monica Mountains. Escape the urban bustle at Carpinteria State Beach and Cabrillo Bike Path. Take a break from Santa Barbara with a short trip to Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path in Ventura, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see Cal Coast Adventures, admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and stroll through Shoreline Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip maker site .

December in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

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Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path, Carpinteria State Beach, Santa Monica Mountains
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Cal Coast Adventures
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Carpinteria State Beach
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Cold Spring Tavern

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