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Looking for what to do in Santa Barbara?

When it comes to things to do in Santa Barbara, The Wayfarer SB offers a premier address to see the top attractions in the area. From Santa Barbara’s beautiful beaches and pier to the Wine Country to award-winning universities like UCSB, the city is a popular destination for families, students, vacationers, wine enthusiasts, and more!

The Funk Zone

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Highway 101 in downtown Santa Barbara, the Funk Zone is an eclectic art district located on the urban wine trail, brimming with a vast collection of artisan shops, art galleries, tasting rooms, pop-up shops, hip eateries, 20+ wine tasting rooms, and award-winning breweries and microbreweries.

The Funk Zone

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Highway 101 in downtown Santa Barbara, the Funk Zone is an eclectic art district located on the urban wine trail, brimming with a vast collection of artisan shops, art galleries, tasting rooms, pop-up shops, hip eateries, 20+ wine tasting rooms, and award-winning breweries and microbreweries.

The Urban Wine Trail

Over 20 wineries make up the Urban Wine Trail. If you’ve come to the area hoping to experience the much talked about Santa Barbara wine tasting in the center of downtown, you couldn’t pick a better starting point than The Wayfarer Santa Barbara! This prominent collection of tasting rooms represent Santa Barbara County wineries and are accessible by foot via a 3-block walking trail.

THE URBAN WINE TRAIL

Over 20 wineries make up the Urban Wine Trail. If you’ve come to the area hoping to experience the much talked about Santa Barbara wine tasting in the center of downtown, you couldn’t pick a better starting point than The Wayfarer Santa Barbara! This prominent collection of tasting rooms represent Santa Barbara County wineries and are accessible by foot via a 3-block walking trail.

Stearns Wharf

One of Santa Barbara’s #1 tourist spot, Stearns Wharf is known for its sights, dining, and shopping. Guests of our hotel near Stearns Wharf can check out Conway Family Wines to taste local wine, or check out the SB Shellfish Company for their local catch-of-the-day.

Stearns Wharf

One of Santa Barbara’s #1 tourist spot, Stearns Wharf is known for its sights, dining, and shopping. Guests of our hotel near Stearns Wharf can check out Conway Family Wines to taste local wine, or check out the SB Shellfish Company for their local catch-of-the-day.

State Street

State Street offers one-of-a-kind shopping, delicious restaurants, and a great nightlife scene. It’s the most famous street in Santa Barbara and also home to art galleries, performing arts, historic sites, and museums. Our Santa Barbara hotel near State Street is in the center of all the action, and still just steps from the Pacific Ocean!

State Street

State Street offers one-of-a-kind shopping, delicious restaurants, and a great nightlife scene. It’s the most famous street in Santa Barbara and also home to art galleries, performing arts, historic sites, and museums. Our Santa Barbara hotel near State Street is in the center of all the action, and still just steps from the Pacific Ocean!

Santa Barbara Beaches and Pier

Nestled along the California coast, our hotel near East Beach in Santa Barbara is just 3 blocks away from the Pacific Ocean. Guests of The Wayfarer SB can use our free beach cruisers to ride along the boardwalk while soaking in the California sun. Beach volleyball, kite flying, swimming, fishing, picnicking, and whale-watching are just some of the activities you can enjoy. You will enjoy staying near one of USA TODAY’s voted “Ten Best Beaches in California.” Located adjacent to East Beach is the Santa Barbara Pier with great restaurants, amazing sea creatures at the Sea Center, and local boutiques.

Santa Barbara Beaches and Pier

Nestled along the California coast, our hotel near East Beach in Santa Barbara is just 3 blocks away from the Pacific Ocean. Guests of The Wayfarer SB can use our free beach cruisers to ride along the boardwalk while soaking in the California sun. Beach volleyball, kite flying, swimming, fishing, picnicking, and whale-watching are just some of the activities you can enjoy. You will enjoy staying near one of USA TODAY’s voted “Ten Best Beaches in California.” Located adjacent to East Beach is the Santa Barbara Pier with great restaurants, amazing sea creatures at the Sea Center, and local boutiques.

Santa Barbara Wine Country

Guests at our Santa Barbara hotel will be able to explore Santa Barbara Wine Country, a blossoming region of award-winning wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. Just a 40-minute drive outside of the city, Santa Barbara Wine Country is also home to filming of the Academy Award-winning movie Sideways. Take a professionally guided tour or simply visit the wide array of tasting rooms, wineries, and vineyards at your own pace. Please speak to the front desk for more information on visiting local wineries during your stay.

Santa Barbara Wine Country

Guests at our Santa Barbara hotel will be able to explore Santa Barbara Wine Country, a blossoming region of award-winning wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms. Just a 40-minute drive outside of the city, Santa Barbara Wine Country is also home to filming of the Academy Award-winning movie Sideways. Take a professionally guided tour or simply visit the wide array of tasting rooms, wineries, and vineyards at your own pace. Please speak to the front desk for more information on visiting local wineries during your stay.

Local Universities

Our hotel near the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) is ideal for visiting families and students with a short 15-minute drive, and our convenient location in downtown Santa Barbara with some of the best restaurants and shopping. We’re also less than a mile from Santa Barbara City College (SBCC), and 5 miles from Westmont College in Montecito. The Wayfarer SB is the perfect home-base for experiencing the best of Santa Barbara, while touring its local colleges and universities.

Local Universities

Our hotel near the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) is ideal for visiting families and students with a short 15-minute drive, and our convenient location in downtown Santa Barbara with some of the best restaurants and shopping. We’re also less than a mile from Santa Barbara City College (SBCC), and 5 miles from Westmont College in Montecito. The Wayfarer SB is the perfect home-base for experiencing the best of Santa Barbara, while touring its local colleges and universities.