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Please RSVP as soon as you can AND make sure we have your email addresses. We will be sending out the details via email to keep the privacy of our wedding weekend.
Please RSVP as soon as you can AND make sure we have your email addresses. We will be sending out the details via email to keep the privacy of our wedding weekend.
September 24, 2022
Santa Barbara, CA
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Rachel & Chris

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Tour Old Mission Santa Barbara

2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
, (805) 682-4713

Mission Santa Barbara has been referred to as California’s “Queen of Missions.” This graceful site is one of the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks. Founded in 1786, the mission continues to be operated by Franciscan friars. Famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture and sculptures, this mission is a must-see cultural attraction.

Enjoy the sun and sand at East Beach

Santa Barbara, CA

The breathtaking Pacific Ocean is easily one of Santa Barbara’s most spectacular natural attractions. Head to beautiful East Beach to do some beachcombing or to catch some sun rays. Many city residents avow the East Beach is the city’s best stretch of coastline, but you’ll be able to judge for yourself when you visit. If you’re looking to hang out outdoors, be sure to visit East Beach to enjoy its tranquil atmosphere.

Walk around the Santa Barbara Historical Museum

136 East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
, (805) 966-1601

Entrance is donation basis, and if you want to get to know Santa Barbara a little bit more, stop by here. We both love museums and this is one of our favorite ones.

Explore the beautiful courthouse

1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
, (805) 882-4520

Hike through the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden

1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
, (805) 682-4726

Santa Barbara features 78 acres and 5.5 miles of hiking paths. The botanic garden features more than 1,000 types of plants that are native to California. Some of the garden’s highlights include its redwood grove, its Mission Dam and aqueduct, and its Japanese tea garden and tea house. Be sure to explore the lovely wildflower meadow when visiting too.

Visit the Santa Barbara Museum Of Art

1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
, (805) 963-4364

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art owns more than 27,000 works in a renowned collection that spans more than 5,000 years. The museum’s permanent art collection includes a celebrated number of Monet paintings, antiquities, Asian art, and contemporary photography and paintings. The diverse array of holdings makes this museum a pleasure to explore. It also regularly features temporary exhibits that are always worth checking out.

Walk Stearns Wharf

217 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
, (805) 698-5600

When spending time in downtown, be sure to head over to Stearns Wharf located at the sea-end of State Street. Constructed in 1872, the wharf boasts incredible views of the harbor as well as the city’s mountain backdrop. When visiting the wharf, be sure to check out its specialty shops. There’s also a branch of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History located there. Many people visit this attraction to enjoy one of its popular lunch spots or ice cream shops.

Go Shopping at State Street

State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

With more than 300 shops and restaurants, State Street is a popular Santa Barbara area that attracts both visitors and locals alike. The street cuts through the city’s downtown region and boasts a vibrant and welcoming ambiance. As you explore the sites of the street, you may also want to check out some of its theatres and art galleries. This rich cultural center is a must-visit destination—particularly if you want to hunt for memorable souvenirs of your visit.

Relax, meditate, get a massage or enjoy a spa treatment at the Salt Cave

Relax, meditate, get a massage or enjoy a spa treatment at the Salt Cave

740 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
, (805) 963-7258

A relaxing time for all. It's the largest underground Himalayan salt cave in North America.