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Kayak guide Aubrie Fowler leads a sea cave kayak tour at Scorpion Anchorage

Exploring the Channel Islands with Kayak Guide Aubrie Fowler

To say Aubrie Fowler wears many hats might be a slight understatement. She’s been leading kayak and snorkel tours for Santa Barbara Adventure Company (SBACo) at Scorpion Anchorage on the Southeast fringe of Santa Cruz Island at Channel Islands National Park since the spring of 2018. She’s also on the ground (and in the water)…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: April (2023)

April is the perfect time to embrace the beauty and excitement Santa Barbara has to offer. As the “American Riviera” comes to life with spring, our vibrant coastal paradise boasts a variety of events and attractions for all tastes and interests. We’ve handpicked a selection of must-see attractions and events. From thrilling outdoor adventures to…

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Easter Egg Hunts in Santa Barbara

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to bring out the Easter baskets, decorate eggs, and embark on exciting egg hunts! If you’re spending your Easter holiday in Santa Barbara, there’s no shortage of delightful events for you and your family to enjoy. Here are some of the top Easter celebrations in the area: Santa Barbara…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: March (2023)

SPRING has sprung in Santa Barbara and we are loving it! Northern migrating gray whales and many species of birds are an amazing sight to see; wildflowers and lush green hillsides create picturesque landscapes all around; all this combined with warmer water and longer days make March the perfect time for outdoor Adventures. Here are…

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Santa Barbara Adventure Company awarded “2023 Hospitality Business of the Year”

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that our company has been named 2023 Hospitality Business of the Year by the Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce! Our team, including President Michael Cohen, attended the Annual Meeting & Business Awards on February 2nd where Michael humbly accepted the award and shared these thoughts: “My heart is full…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: February (2023)

With fire restrictions lifted in the Los Padres National Forest, early wildflowers starting to bloom, and mild temperatures, February is the perfect time of year for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and kayaking. Strap on your adventure shoes, because there are a lot of fun things to do nearby this month: Santa Barbara International Film…

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Fun Things to Do in Santa Barbara: January 2023

It’s a New Year and a great opportunity to rediscover your passion for Adventure! Santa Barbara is an amazing place with warm weather year-round. SB winters are well-known for amazing sunsets, great surf, and perfect hiking weather all day! Plus, last month brought much-needed rain to Central California and as a result, our hillsides are…

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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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Fall foliage in Santa Barbara Wine Country

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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