Ready for a touch of luxury? Have a relaxing day in beautiful Santa Barbara! This trip starts off with a spectacular drive up the coast before arriving downtown. Marvel at the Spanish-inspired historic buildings and take a panoramic view from the iconic Santa Barbara Courthouse before exploring the historic Old Mission. Have lunch and soak in the Old West Ambiance at the Cold Spring Tavern. Take a beautiful drive up to the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail and try out some of the local wines such as Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. This tour is around 9 hours and includes admission to the Old Mission self-guided tour and one free wine tasting experience (or olive oil tasting for under 21s).
The planned itinerary can be personalized to include your most desired sightseeing or dining destinations. Contact us to customize this tour!
What You'll Get
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Santa Barbara County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2099
This working courthouse in Spanish Moorish architectural style is surrounded by landscaped gardens and lawns. Check out the Spanish and Tunisian tilework, the historical mural room and the clock tower offering a 360-degree view of Santa Barbara. Note: The courthouse is closed on Saturdays which will only allow for viewing of the exterior. Your tour may take you to an alternative landmark.
Duration: 35 minutes
Stop At: El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, 123 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2215
Take a look at a reconstruction of what was the original El Presidio Spanish colony military settlement.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, 1114 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2717
Walk through the lovely historic courtyard with the option for some shopping.
La Arcada Plaza boasts some of Santa Barbara's top restaurants and art galleries as well as hosting a number of retail boutiques and services. Tile-lined walkways, fountains, sidewalk cafes and beautiful sculptures decorate the lush landscapes.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Old Mission Santa Barbara, 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3611
Visit the "Queen of the Missions", a historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell towers and lovely gardens, like the sunken garden and the rose garden. Self-guided tour admission price included with tour.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: 219 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3581
Optional visit. See the oldest wharf in California.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Cold Spring Tavern, 5995 Stagecoach Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-9776
Enjoy tradition American-style food for lunch at this famous stagecoach stop on the San Marcos Pass near Santa Barbara. Here you can appreciate the true ambiance of the Old West because, as if by magic, time stands still. Meal price is not included in tour. Other meal options are available by request.
Duration: 50 minutes
Stop At: Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, Santa Maria, CA
Enjoy the scenic country views and enjoy wine tastings at the Foxen Canyon Wine trail. One free wine tasting at the Fess Parker Winery included with the tour price; additional wine tastings not included in the tour price.
Duration: 1 hour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Alcoholic Beverages - One wine tasting at Fess Parker Winery
- Bottled water
- Snacks - Light snacks are provided during transport.
- Private transportation
- Entry/Admission - Old Mission Santa Barbara
- equipment rental fees (e.g. bicycle, electric scooter)
- Additional wine tastings
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available for hotels and AirBNBs in the following areas:
Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Westwood, Century City, Culver City, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Downtown Los Angeles, Marina del Rey, Century City, Koreatown, Los Angeles Airport (LAX), Hollywood, West Hollywood, Universal City, Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Sherman Oaks, Venice Beach, Malibu, and Thousand Oaks. Please contact us if you would like pickup from outside these areas.
- Los Angeles Intl Airport, 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 12/6/2019 - 10/31/2020
|Monday - Saturday:||07:00 AM - 09:30 AM|
8 to 10 hours
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