Recently I went on a weekend trip to Santa Barbara and had the best time! I short ride from Los Angeles is was great to get out of my bubble and explore a different city. Santa Barbara has beautiful weather, a gorgeous coastline, and a handful of great activities! Get ready because you may just want to explore Santa Barbara right now.
The Belmond El Encanto is a stunning hotel in Santa Barbara. If you are looking for a place to stay this hotel is luxurious and filled with Californian flair. A bit away from the main drag this hotel is perfect for relaxing and rejuvenating. They have stunning accommodations, a spa, glorious food, and a top-notch restaurant.
An inside of the rooms shows off beautiful California inspired rooms. This looks like a wonderful place to relax and recharge from work + life. This room is bursting with neutral colors and sunlight.
Museum of Art
Stop by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for an afternoon filled with art and inspiration. They carry a wide range of artwork making this a great stop for any art lover!
If you are a botanical fanatic make sure to stop by Lotusland for a real treat! This botanical garden houses more than 3,000 different species of plants. Plus they feature a large succulent collection.
Don’t forget to check out the views at Stearns Wharf. The stunning pier is perfect for a walk, a photo op, grabbing a meal, or doing some shopping. Just look at how divine the water looks.
Stop by the Farmers Market for all of the best local finds. From food to produce, flowers, nicknacks, and all the in-between going to the farmers market is a great way to learn more about a new city.
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