5 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

5 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.
Relax by the water at Zuma Beach and Paradise Cove. Escape the urban bustle at Santa Monica Mountains and Douglas Family Preserve. Change things up with a short trip to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley (about 1h 25 min away). Dedicate the 18th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, wander the streets of State Street Underpass, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Zoo, and explore the activities along Lake Cachuma.

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In May, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Malibu, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Santa Monica Mountains
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Old Mission Santa Barbara
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Zuma Beach

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