The Adventure Blog

Read about our adventures as we explore California's coast and Channel Islands National Park!

CNN Travel Featuring Bike and Wine Tour

CNN Travel is a great resource for travel tips and inspiration along with insider guides, fascinating stories, video experiences and stunning photos. Recently, our Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours had a special guest, Tomeka Jones! Tomeka reports on travel, running, arts, and apps for CNN Travel. She joined the adventure company by doing the Bike…

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Employment Opportunities with SB Adventure Co

Looking for one of the most exciting jobs around? Santa Barbara Adventure Company offers a fun, challenging and rewarding place of employment for people who love to be outside and share our region’s natural, beautiful places with our guests. We offer a huge variety of activities in and around Santa Barbara; imagine sea kayaking the Channel…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: January 2020

Happy New Year! It’s winter in Santa Barbara, and we’ve already had snow, ice, and rain, so now it’s time for soul-warming sunshine, quiet, secluded beaches and a lot of fun events. There’s so much going on this month – come visit and see all that our beautiful coastline has to offer this season… New…

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5 Things to do at Prisoners Harbor

Prisoners Harbor, named for the convicts kept here in the early 1800’s, will only hold your heart captive (learn more about the story of Prisoners Harbor here). Prisoners Harbor lies on the border of the Channel Islands National Park and The Nature Conservancy on north coast of Santa Cruz Island, the largest of the eight…

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Things to do in Santa Barbara: December 2019

It’s December and there is so much going on in Santa Barbara this time of the year! From holiday markets and parades to wine tours and concerts, there is something for everyone in the American Riviera. If you still need gift ideas, don’t forget about Santa Barbara Adventure Company’s gift certificates…everyone wants a kayaking trip…

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Top 5 Experience Gift Ideas in Santa Barbara

Holiday shopping – always an adventure, isn’t it? We want to make sure we’re giving memorable and unique gifts that our friends and family are going to love. Gift cards to stores and cash seem impersonal and there’s usually at least one person who just seems to have everything and is impossible to shop for.…

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Santa Barbara Thanksgiving Activities 2019

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 fantastic holiday activities for people of all ages this time of year, and we at Santa Barbara Adventure Co. are here to…

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Things to do in Santa Barbara: October 2019

As October begins, we are again blessed with many wonderful festivals to visit and enjoy. Later in the month, there are plenty of Halloween activities to attend including the Corn Maze on Hollister and Boo at the Zoo. Have a wonderful October and safe trick-or-treating! Channel Islands Sea Cave Kayak Tours: Daily This beloved California destination is…

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara: August 2019

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

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Fun Things to do in Santa Barbara: July 2019

Hot summer days and long evenings are the perfect time to take advantage of Santa Barbara’s best events and activities. Check out some of our favorite places and tips for enjoying the coast in July. We included as much helpful information as possible, including both free events and some with fees. If we missed something,…

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