There’ll be plenty to do Memorial Day weekend in Santa Barbara. According to the AAA, travel, this Memorial Day weekend is expected to be one of the busiest on record with an estimated 38 million Americans on the road. That’s the largest number of travelers since 2005. About 9 out of 10 will be traveling by automobile. Just think, if you lived here, you and your family could attend all the wonderful events in Santa Barbara including:
1) Wine Country Bike Tour
This trip takes visitors into the heart of Santa Barbara’s wine country, home to many of California foremost vineyards and wineries. Depart by a van in the morning and head to the Foxen Canyon Trail or Santa Rita Hills, perfect for cycling through scenic vineyards and ranch lands.
2) Kayak the American Rivera
Spend a relaxing day of paddling along the Santa Barbara waterfront. See the American Riviera from a unique perspective. No promises here, but former guests have paddled with whales on this trip–even with its proximity to the city. Meet the group at the Santa Barbara harbor, after a comprehensive kayak lesson.
3) Santa Barbara Tasting Tours
Eat your way through Santa Barbara, one bite at a time. The city of Santa Barbara is known for its Mediterranean climate, its rich history, beautiful beaches, and vibrant restaurant scene. With the Channel Islands off the coast and beautiful mountains hovering above the city, the views, sights, and activities here are breathtaking. Join other foodies for a delicious food tour and get to know the city and its history.
4) See the Lumineers at the Santa Barbara Bowl
The Lumineers play the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, May 28. The band’s trademark simplicity and heartfelt lyrics are just two of the many reasons fans can’t get enough of the talented folk rockers. The Santa Barbara Bowl is a 4,562-seat amphitheater, open for concerts from approximately April through approximately October with an average of about 27 concerts per season.
5) UCSB Theater and Dance Presents: We Want The Funk
We Want the Funk: a rustbelt lullaby on the one! This psychedelic rhythmic verse drama follows one ordinary man’s pursuit of a new working class frontier.
For more Memorial Day Weekend fun in Santa Barbara, please check this list from SantaBarbara.com. Meantime, I invite you to take a look at my exclusive portfolio of amazing homes for sale in Montecito, Hope Ranch or any of Santa Barbara’s upscale communities. When you see something you like, call me at 805.886.9378 or email me at Cristal@montecito-estate.com! I work with a host of discerning buyers looking to invest in Montecito.