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Sep 112018

California Wine Month: the Perfect Time to Enjoy Some Delicious Santa Barbara Pinot Noir

Vintage After Vintage, Foxen Pinot Noir Receives High Acclaim and Awards September is California Wine Month, the perfect reason to head to Foxen Vineyards in Santa Barbara Wine Country’s Santa Maria Valley to enjoy a glass of award-winning Pino No...

Aug 242018

Lotusland: One of the World’s 10 Best Gardens

Lotusland: the perfect place to bask in Santa Barbara’s botanical beauty Everyone knows about Santa Barbara’s beautiful beaches, impressive architecture, and perfect Mediterranean weather, but do you know about Montecito’s Lotusland? Since 199...

Mar 272018

Easter in Santa Barbara: Eggs Hunts, Bunnies and More!

There's so much to see and do in and around Santa Barbara this Easter you'll find it hard to decided where to begin Easter in Santa Barbara is a special time for residents and visitors alike. That's because spring is one of the best times to live on...

Mar 132018

Things to Do in Santa Barbara this Spring

There's no denying that Santa Barbara is beautiful this time of year There's so much to do in Santa Barbara this Spring it can be difficult to decide where to begin. With all the Spring flowers popping up and the many activities, there's never a dul...

Jan 202018

Will the Santa Barbara Film Festival be Held This Year? Yes!

The Show Must Go On! Will the Santa Barbara Film Festival be held this year while many who live in Santa Barbara and Montecito struggle with the effects of the recent destructive wildfire and devastating mudslide? The answer is YES! As the clean-up ...

Dec 12017

Whale Watching in Santa Barbara

Hop aboard a whale watching tour and see why the Santa Barbara Channel is one of the best places in the world for spotting sea life The best season for whale watching in Santa Barbara begins in late November. Those of us lucky enough to call Santa...

Sep 282017

Santa Barbara Bucket List

Whether you're in Santa Barbara for two weeks, two months, or many years, here are some things to add to your Santa Barbara bucket list that come highly recommended by locals like me. Picnic at dusk at the Mission Rose Garden The perfect sp...

Sep 142017

Santa Barbara, the gateway to fun along the California Coast

The seaside village of Morro Bay is only two hours north I call Santa Barbara "the gateway to fun along the California Coast." Why? Because one of the many benefits of living here is the town's close proximity to other beach towns like the quaint se...

Jul 132017

Atelier at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Enjoy day tripping and night croquet Escape both mentally and physically to Atelier at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. This evening of intimate, intriguing, occasionally irreverent interactions with art and artists includes night croquet on the Mus...

Jun 272017

The Fourth of July Beachfront Celebration in Santa Barbara

Independence Day 2017 rocks in Santa Barbara The City of Santa Barbara's traditional Fourth of July beachfront celebration is back and better than ever! Join other revelers at the beautiful Santa Barbara waterfront along West Beach on Independence D...

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