State Street Shopping

State Street runs through the city and is where you will find many shops and businesses located. The Downtown district is the most concentrated shopping area with a mix of local and chain shops, restaurants, and theatres. You will find a selection of museums and historical buildings mixed into this popular part of town. The … Continue reading State Street Shopping

Paseo Nuevo Mall in Santa Barbara

The Paseo Nuevo is an open-air mall with a variety of well-known chain retailers, plus a movie theater & dining. It's beautiful spanish style architecture fits into the Downtown district shopping up and down State Street. The mall also features the cultural attractions of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and Center Stage Theatre for … Continue reading Paseo Nuevo Mall in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Zoo

The Santa Barbara Zoo is a perfect place to spend the day with your family. Located near the waterfront district, the Zoo is walking distance to the beach. This zoo is easy to see in one day and includes a fabulous train track that circles the perimeter of the property with views of animals and … Continue reading Santa Barbara Zoo

Santa Barbara Waterfront District

The Santa Barbara Waterfront District starts at the 101 freeway and ends at the pier and harbor. This area has seen many upgrades in recent years that include new businesses. You will find plenty of food and entertainment. The MOXI science museum and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center are both located … Continue reading Santa Barbara Waterfront District

Visiting the Old Mission Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara, also known as Santa Barbara Mission, is a Spanish mission in Santa Barbara, California. This photograph captures a few of the roses in the large rose gardens that are in front of the Old Mission Santa Barbara. From this location you will get a view of the city, the harbor, and the … Continue reading Visiting the Old Mission Santa Barbara