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Goleta

Santa Barbara

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Goleta

Known for Beach, Dining and Family-friendly

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Things to do in Goleta

See the best views of Santa Barbara and enjoy a stunning variety of architectural styles at the city’s historic courthouse.

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Nibble your way through Santa Barbara's charming center as you explore the flavors and learn about the local culture and history of our beautiful and mostly sunny coastal city. Sample delicious local foods and follow experienced guides that are passionate about food, drinks and all things Santa Barbara.

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Dive into the diverse landscape of Southern California's wineries as you escape into the amazing vineyards of Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez. Sit back on this small-group tour and let your private chauffeur drive you to top boutique wineries in the brilliant landscapes of Santa Barbara.

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With rolling coastal mountains to the east and pristine beaches to the west, Santa Barbara is a gem, and its inland wine country is one of the best places in California to sip on fine reds and whites.

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This culinary experience offers an intimate food walking tour of the mid-State Street area of downtown Santa Barbara and gives guests an up close and personal look into the local food scene.

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PADDLING SANTA BARBARA'S 'AMERICAN RIVIERA' Sandwiched between rugged coastal mountains and south-facing beaches, Santa Barbara is often called the American Riviera. The dramatic geography and warm Mediterranean climate are best appreciated on the ocean, by kayak.

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Paddle Sports Center is conveniently located close to 2 great learning breaks. We have a large variety of Surfboards & wetsuits for rent.

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