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Santa Barbara Thanksgiving 2022

Although Santa Barbara’s fantastic climate can often trick us into thinking summer is a year-round affair, the holiday season has arrived, whether we’re ready or not!  Fortunately, Santa Barbara is packed with great holiday activities for people of all ages this time of year, and we have highlighted some of the area’s best events and…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: November 2022

Fall is here and the weather is not changing very much — because this is Santa Barbara! It is still sunny and beautiful as ever. Guests are out enjoying kayaking and surfing well into the fall and even throughout the winter. There are many fun things to do around town during the month of November.…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: October 2022

It’s finally time to break out your favorite sweater again because Fall is officially here! We welcome with great delight cooler days that are perfect for hiking, camping, wine tasting, and more. Here’s how you can catch us hanging out around Santa Barbara this October: Visit a Pumpkin PatchWHEN: Every day in OctoberGet in the…

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AWESOME Labor Day Weekend Adventures in Santa Barbara

There’s no better way to spend the 3-day Labor Day Weekend than out on the water! Here are some fun Santa Barbara coastal adventures to make sure your holiday is nothing short of AWESOME: Our Gaviota Coast Kayak Tour explores one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the Santa Barbara area. Join us for a day of…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: September 2022

September is here! The days are warm and the sun is shining. Locals and visitors are at the beaches, kayaking the shoreline and surfing the breaks. Here are some of the fun things going on around town during this late-summer month. Butterflies Alive! at the Museum of Natural HistoryWHEN: Now through September 5thTIME: 10:00am-5:00pmWHERE: Santa…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: August 2022

The summer is flying by and August is full of fun things to do. With sunny weather and gorgeous beaches, it is time to get outside and explore. One of the best months to be in Santa Barbara, August’s bright days and warm nights provide numerous options for fun in the sun. The water is…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: July 2022

California is back in action and just in time for summer! Check out some of our favorite places and tips for enjoying the best Santa Barbara has to offer in July. We have included as much helpful information as possible, but in case we missed anything, feel free to add details in the comments section…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: June 2022

No matter whether you love to spend your days under the sun at the beach, hiking the backcountry, wine tasting at vineyards, visiting great museums, or conquering the next epic adventure, there is so much fun to be had in Santa Barbara during the month of June! We’ve put together a list of ideas for…

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COVID-Ready Operational Response Plan

As always, the safety of our guests and staff is our primary concern. In agreement with the Santa Barbara County Health Department and in following the directives placed forth by the CDC, the Santa Barbara Adventure Company will implement the following practices to mitigate the possibility of COVID-19 exposure for guests and employees. Increased Safety…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: May 2022

There is so much fun to be had during this beautiful spring month in Santa Barbara. Here’s a curated list of ideas from our team on how to make the most of your visit: Cupcake & Wine TourWHEN: Every day in MayTIME: ~10AM to ~4PMHave trouble deciding whether you love wine or treats more? Wine not treat…

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