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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at El Matador State Beach and Carpinteria State Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like State Street Underpass and Old Mission Santa Barbara. Take a break from Santa Barbara with a short trip to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: see Cal Coast Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, and learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars.

Before you visit Santa Barbara, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

In December, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

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Carpinteria, Santa Monica Mountains, El Matador State Beach
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Cal Coast Adventures
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Old Mission Santa Barbara
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Santa Monica Mountains

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