comScore

Find Prices

U.S. News has ranked more than 5,000 hotels across the world. Find the best hotel for your vacation.

Santa Barbara Pictures

View from the Courthouse picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara skyline picture in Santa Barbara
East Beach picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse  picture in Santa Barbara
State Street picture in Santa Barbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Mission picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden picture in Santa Barbara
Sunday Art Walk picture in Santa Barbara

Much of the architecture in Santa Barbara reflects the Spanish revival-style.  Turner Forte Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Buereau & Film Commission

Santa Barbara is known for its palm tree-lined, sandy beaches.  sborisov Getty Images

The family-friendly East Beach features sand volleyball courts. Geri Lavrov Getty Images

Some of Santa Barbara's wealthy residents maintain luxurious yachts in the harbor. Damian Gadal Flickr

For a small fee, visitors to the Santa Barbara Zoo can hand feed the Masai giraffes. playfulphoto Getty Images

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is home to 27,000 works of art.  Courtesy SBMA

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art features a collection of antiquities.  Courtesy SBMA

Arguably the city's most recognizable building, the courthouse looks more like a palatial resort than an administration building. BackyardProduction Getty Images

The interior of the courthouse features ornate tile and mural mosaics.  Spaces Images Getty Images

State Street runs through the middle of downtown Santa Barbara and hosts an exceptional mix of eateries, shops and theaters. Juan Carlos! Flickr

The Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park preserves the history of the Spanish colonization of the area.  Courtesy Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

This Spanish colonial structure hosts a fascinating museum that depicts life in the 18th and 19th century. Jay Sinclair Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau & Film Commission

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden features plants like the Aloe Barberae Palm Tree.  bpperry Getty Images

Sunday Art Walks along Cabrillo Boulevard are a favorite of Santa Barbara locals and visitors alike. Greg Peterson Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau & Film Commission

View from the Courthouse picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara skyline picture in Santa Barbara
East Beach picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Harbor picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse  picture in Santa Barbara
State Street picture in Santa Barbara
El Presidio de Santa Barbara picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Mission picture in Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden picture in Santa Barbara
Sunday Art Walk picture in Santa Barbara

Explore More of Santa Barbara



Best Airfares