Santa Barbara Mission Rose Gardens
A beautiful place to picnic with an amazing view of the Mission. Dogs welcome!
We are listing this amazing, under-the-radar fine hotel under “activities” because even though the dining is wonderful, the views, people-watching and cocktails can’t be beat.
Santa Barbara Zoo
Home to 146 species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects. More than 500 animals are exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the zoo!
Santa Barbara Bowl
An intimate outdoor amphitheater that hosts concerts under the stars.