Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Travel Santa Barbara: California's Mediterranean Escape

Travel to Santa Barbara and discover one of California's most exciting tourist destinations, beloved for its shining coastlines, fascinating history, and unusual Mediterranean climate. Like much of Southern California, we embrace a laidback lifestyle where great service and wholesome fun go hand in hand. Take a leisurely walk through town and admire the charming Mission Revival architecture set against a stunning backdrop of towering palms and the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains. And don't miss your chance to explore our many historic landmarks like the famous Santa Barbara Mission and the Presidio of Santa Barbara.

Hotel Goleta - Santa Barbara is conveniently located:

  • One mile from Goleta Business Park, home to many high-tech businesses
  • Two miles from University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), one of the nation's leading public universities
  • Three miles from Goleta Beach
  • Eight miles from Santa Barbaras downtown/State Street, featuring arts, shopping and dining
  • 30 minutes from the Santa Ynez mountains

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Other Santa Barbara Top Local Attractions:

  • Stearns Wharf (8 mi) - Unique shopping and dining options along Californias oldest wooden dock
  • Santa Barbara Mission (8 mi) - A signature tourist stop in Santa Barbara, this historic mission, now also a museum, was built in 1786
  • Santa Barbara Zoo (9 mi) - This mid-size zoo is beloved by residents and visitors alike. The 600 animals include giraffes, red pandas, and several big cats
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (9 mi) - A celebration of Californias natural beauty; spend a restful afternoon amongst the flowers
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (8 mi) - Fascinating family fun near our Santa Barbara hotel; don't miss the Sport Fishing Simulator
  • Winery Tours (30 mi) - The vibrant wine country of Santa Barbara is filled with rich flavors and refreshing views
  • Los Padres National Forest - Encompasses nearly two million acres in the beautiful coastal mountains of central California