32 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

32 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Carmel
Drive:  32 h 15 min
1
Santa Barbara
— 28 nights
Drive:  43 h
End: Carmel

28
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Barbara: Wildwood Regional Park (in Thousand Oaks), Malibu (Solstice Canyon, Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, &more) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take a leisurely stroll along Pismo Pier, browse the collection at Camarillo Public Library, and admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara driving holiday website.

Carmel to Santa Barbara is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In June, Santa Barbara is slightly colder than Carmel - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Malibu, Solvang, Los Olivos, Ventura, Santa Ynez
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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