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The best things to do in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara sits on California's central coast, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles, and embodies a lot of what California stands for -- beaches, wine, and the state's colonial heritage. There are plenty of Santa Barbara attractions to delight everyone.

Of all the places to visit in Santa Barbara, the beaches are likely the top attraction. They are lined with palm trees and well-kept parks. Beach lovers looking for things to do in Santa Barbara might want to grab some sun block and a surfboard and plant themselves on this beach. The city offers surf schools, as well as boat and kayak rentals, and fishing guides. The view of the city from the water is one of the most interesting attractions in Santa Barbara. You can also take boat cruises with the opes of seeing gray whales with the Channel Islands as a backdrop; the islands are a national park and see more than 300,000 visitors
a year. Visiting museums is another one of the many Santa Barbara activities. One of the most interesting and appreciated by tourists is the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Besides museums, there are more things to see in Santa Barbara. Here, visitors can sample the area's renowned wine (pinot noirs are a specialty) and the local coastal-inspired cuisine.

Visitors wondering what to do in Santa Barbara should visit minube to read suggestions from fellow travelers. You'll appreciate the help because there is a lot of stuff to do in Santa Barbara.

The top 18 attractions in Santa Barbara

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Presidio State Historic Park
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