The Ultimate Santa Barbara Travel Guide

Updated 04/25/19

Hop in the car in Los Angeles, head north on Pacific Coast Highway, and a mere two hours later you’ll find yourself in the charming city of Santa Barbara. Known as the American Riviera, this magical destination features world-class cuisine, spectacular views, and a bustling downtown area. Plus thanks to its proximity to the Santa Ynez Valley and the Santa Rita Hills region, the area is an ideal destination for wine aficionados and casual vino fans alike.

Keep scrolling for our favorite spots to shop, dine, and sip while in the area. 

McConnell's Ice Cream Classic Collection $40

McConnell's Ice Cream Classic Collection ($40)

Chairish Pair of Raoul Textiles Chain Pillows $150
Jenni Kayne The W&P Cocktail Kit $345

Jenni Kayne The W&P; Cocktail Kit ($345) Santa Barbara Winery Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 $23

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