Montecito trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Montecito is an unincorporated census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California.As a census-designated place, Montecito had a population of 8,965 in 2010. A number of celebrities own homes and reside there, including Drew Barrymore, Jeff Bridges, Ellen DeGeneres, Rob Lowe, Oprah Winfrey, Malcolm McDowell, Al Gore, Megyn Price, Eric Schmidt, Jane Seymour and Patrick Stewart.According to the Montecito Community Plan, Montecito is bounded on the north by East Camino Cielo Road; on the east by Ortega Ridge Road and Ladera Lane (with Summerland on the east side of Ortega Hill Ln.); on the South by the Pacific Ocean, and to the west by Olive Mill Road. Montecito does not include areas such as Coast Village Road, which while usually considered part of Montecito, are actually within the city limits of Santa Barbara, located directly to the west. Montecito occupies the eastern portion of the coastal plain south of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Parts of the town are built on the lower foothills of the range. Notable roads spanning Montecito include East Valley Road, Mountain Drive, and Sycamore Canyon Road, all of which form part of State Route 192. In addition, the U.S. 101 freeway runs along the south end of town, connecting it with other cities in Santa Barbara County and the rest of Southern California.Plan your holiday in Montecito and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our United States journey website.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Montecito
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Montecito
Places to visit with Montecito
Recently planned trips to Montecito
15 days in Montecito BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 3 days in Montecito, Santa Barbara & Port Hueneme BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Montecito BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Montecito, Orange County & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium