Things To Do in Santa Barbara County, CA


Things to do in Santa Barbara County are listed by cities below such as Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Lompoc, Orcutt and Goleta. Located on the southern coast of California, Santa Barbara County is a land of rugged mountains and beautiful beaches. Some of the best known beaches are Gaviota, Refugio, El Capitan, and Carpinteria - all state parks and state beaches. Los Padres National Forest contains most of the mountainous terrain including the Santa Ynez Mountains along the coast and the Sierra Madre Mountains which reach over 6000 feet in elevation. The forest is home to several wilderness areas such as the San Rafael and Dick Smith Wilderness Areas, and is home to many endangered animals. There are plenty of outdoor activities in which people can take part such as hiking and camping and even fishing at Lake Cachuma. Santa Barbara County also has cultural offerings. Several Spanish missions are in the county such as Santa Ines, La Purisima, and Mission Santa Barbara. Santa Maria, the largest city in Santa Barbara County, is home to several vineyards and wineries, delicious barbecue, and the well-known Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. Santa Barbara is a popular tourist destination, with historical Spanish buildings and architecture as well as arts and crafts fairs, the Santa Barbara Film Festival, Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, the Santa Barbara Museums of Art and Natural History, El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, and the annual Summer Solstice Parade.

http://www.countyofsb.org/

Top 10 Cities in Santa Barbara County


All Cities in Santa Barbara County California


Upcoming Events in Santa Barbara County

January
to December
Goleta Thursday CFM Thursday Farmers Market, in Goleta, California, takes place in January and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Santa Barbara CFM Association and will be located at 5748 Calle Real Shopping Center.

January
to December
Goleta Camino Real Sunday CFM Farmers Market, in Goleta, California, takes place in January and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Santa Barbara CFM Association and will be located at 7004 Marketplace Drive.

January
to December
Santa Barbara La Cumbre CFM Wednesday Farmers Market, in Santa Barbara, California, takes place in January and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Santa Barbara CFM Association and will be located at La Cumbre Plaza, 110 South Hope Avenue.

January
to December
Santa Barbara Old Town CFM Tuesday Farmers Market, in Santa Barbara, California, takes place in January and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Santa Barbara CFM Association and will be located at 500 & 600 blocks State Street.

January
to December
Santa Maria CFM Wednesday Farmers Market, in Santa Maria, California, takes place in January and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Central City CFM Association and will be located at Mervyns parking lot.

Santa Barbara County Photos