5 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

5 days in Santa Barbara Itinerary

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Zuma Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Do your shopping at State Street Underpass and Ventura Harbor Village. Explore Santa Barbara's surroundings by going to Hans Christian Andersen Park (in Solvang), Monarch Butterfly Grove (in Pismo Beach) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary planner .

In August in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Malibu, Ventura Harbor Village, Hans Christian Andersen Park, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Santa Monica Mountains
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Santa Monica Mountains

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