Things to do in Santa Barbara

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Condor Cruises - the Condor Express   
Excellent71 Reviews
301 W. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, California 93109
888-77WHALE
www.condorexpress.com
Welcome aboard the Condor Express! Southern California's premier whale watching and party boat experience. Located in beautiful Santa Barbara, we offer the most comfortable, advanced vessel on the West Coast. Our crew has over 30 years of experience, and your comfort and enjoyment are our number one priority! Experienced naturalists will enhance your trip with information on the wildlife, the Channel Islands, and more.  All our whale watching adventures are guaranteed.
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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Very Good286 Reviews
1212 Mission Canyon Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805-682-4726
sbbg.org
For those seeking a quiet refuge, a scenic and serene getaway, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is just the place for you. With expansive, sweeping mountain views, and some of California’s most stunning and cherished native plants, the masterfully landscaped 78-acre garden is a peaceful place for a self-guided or docent-guided tour.
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The Savoy
Excellent1 Reviews
409 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 957-4111
thesavoysb.com
The Savoy nightclub, originally build in 1889 as a hotel, is a venue rich in history, with deep roots in the local arts community. They feature everything from an extensive hand-crafted cocktail menu, to live dance, aerial, cirque and musical performances. As they say, “The Savoy is an experience that ignites the senses.”
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4th Annual Winter Wine Classic - Santa Barbara
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
http://www.californiawinefestival.com
Santa Barbara, one of America’s most beautiful cities and the capital of Southern California’s wine country, will become the epicenter of the California wine world on Saturday, January 24, 2015. That’s when one of the largest gatherings ever of the California’s ultra-elite winemaking masters will assemble for the 4th annual “Winter Wine Classic” presented at the luxurious, oceanfront Fess Parker- A Doubletree by Hilton Resort.
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The Palace Grill
Excellent359 Reviews
8 E. Cota St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-963-5000
palacegrill.com
This Cajun cuisine restaurant is located in Santa Barbara’s Old Town district, and features authentic Louisiana fare. Some favorites include Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffée, Blackened Filet Mignon and daily signature specials. Their seafood is flown in daily, which makes their popular shrimp and seafood dishes the freshest you can find. Over the 26 years that this restaurant has been open, it has become the go-to spot for authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine in Santa Barbara,
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Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Excellent9 Reviews
653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-966-5373
sbcaf.org
Committed to encouraging the creation and display of high quality artwork, the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) is a place that presents, documents and supports a variety of local, regional, national and international artists. The CAF is a non-profit founded by artists, and is dedicated to “recognizing the artists of tomorrow.” Admission is free for all.