The Adventure Blog

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

Things To Do on the Beach in Santa Barbara

Beaches worldwide offer a brevity of fun activities, and the beaches in Santa Barbara are no different in that regard. From horseback riding to surfing, here are a few local favorites that set Santa Barbara apart: Learn To Surf – Experience the waves of the Pacific Ocean with our surf instructors who have over 25 years…

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara: March 2020

We are celebrating the return of Spring this March! Although Santa Barbara’s climate remains sunny and pleasant year-round, springtime means warmer water and longer days here in America’s Riviera. Throughout the month we are taking guests kayaking in Santa Barbara and the Channel Islands as well as to the beautiful Santa Ynez wine country for our…

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The Seasons of Channel Islands National Park

Seasons. Weather. These factors will all influence when you decide to visit the Channel Islands National Park. Here’s a great look at when it is the best time to kayak, hike, snorkel, and camp.

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Tasty Cupcake and Wine Tour

If you like tasty treats and wine, then you are going to love this tour! This wine tour features a delicious sampling of wine infused cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes in the heart of Santa Barbara’s wine country. Some of our favorite cupcakes include Pomegranate Mango Chardonnay and Chocolate Blackberry Syrah.Learn more about the Tasty Cupcake…

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Limited Time – Channel Islands Sea Cave Kayaking

Want to kayak through sea caves in a National Park? Here’s your inside scoop to when guided tours are running this upcoming year!

Where can I get lunch for my trip to Channel Islands National Park?

Food can make or break a good trip, so when you are traveling to California’s islands be sure to put some thought into your meals for the day. Since food vending is not permitted on the islands, you need to make sure to pack or order all your food ahead of time. Here are a…

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5 Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara

It’s time for you and your sweetie to start planning Valentine’s Day and Santa Barbara is a perfect destination to celebrate! Couples can venture to Santa Ynez for a day of wine and catered lunch or plan for a kayaking adventure at The Channel Islands National Park. If you are looking for something special on…

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Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara

What does it look like to do a Wine Tasting Tour in Santa Barbara’s Wine Country?

Channel Islands National Park Animals

An overview of the animals you may see in the Channel Islands National Park. The Channel Islands are home to an incredible biodiversity. Often referred to as the Galapagos of North America because of the number of different animals found there, the Channel Islands support over 100 endemic species, or species found nowhere else on…

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Things to Do in Santa Barbara: February 2020

February in Santa Barbara is here! Have an exciting January and want to continue the fun? February is full of options for the holidays, especially Valentine’s Day! Some of these events are a fun and unique way to celebrate love! Channel Islands Kayak Tour – by the Santa Barbara Adventure Company For a truly unique Valentine’s…

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