Annual Santa Barbara Outdoor Activities
Dive in and explore all the amazing outdoor things to do in Santa Barbara. Our climate boasts 300 days of sunshine every year—making it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. The beautiful Santa Ynez Mountains offer countless hiking and biking trails complete with panoramic views of the Pacific. If you’re seeking adventure on the water, look no further than Kimpton Canary. We have it all to enjoy - kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, sailing, surfing, whale watching and more.
Want to try something memorable and unique? Horseback riding is one of the best ways to discover Santa Barbara’s picturesque landscape. Saddle up and choose between relaxing beach rides at sunset to breathtaking strolls through the vineyards.
Santa Barbara's Famous Beach Town Escapades!
With a rich history dating back to the Chumash Native American tribes, Santa Barbara emerged as a Spanish colonial outpost in the late 18th century. Iconic sites include the historic Mission Santa Barbara, charming State Street, and the beautiful beaches along the coastline.
Choose your perfect hiking adventure in Santa Barbara. There’s endless options from oceanfront trails to scenic mountain bluffs.
- Inspiration Point
- Nojoqui Falls
- Hot Springs Canyon Trail
- Romero Canyon Trail
- Seven Falls Trail
You don’t even need a car in Santa Barbara, just grab a bike and go anywhere! Santa Barbara BCycle LLC offers bike share system so you can easily cruise through downtown.