Santa Barbara Travel Guide

American Riviera


Santa Barbara, CA. is an international premier vacation destination nestled on the California coast between the clear blue shores of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles. Truly a romantic getaway that is graced by sunny skies and a mild year-round climate, Santa Barbara has earned its reputation as the American Riviera.


Red tiled roofs, Spanish Colonial and Mission style architecture along with museums, old theatres, palms trees and a world class wine country make Santa Barbara worth the visit! Spend a day shopping on the famous State St. at one of a kind boutiques, lounging at the beach, wine tasting, or dining at world-class restaurants. But don't forget to visit Jamie Slone Wines, located at the Wine Collection of El Paseo in the Presidio Neighborhood of downtown Santa Barbara, for "An American Riviera Experience!