5 Weekend Getaways Less Than 2 Hours From Santa Barbara
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Santa Barbara, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
This small city set in a valley in the Topatopa Mountains is sure to please. The city has a village-like center sprinkled with art galleries and New Age shops. The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is a traveler favorite and it's easy to see why!
2. Santa Ynez Valley
Wine lovers will love Santa Ynez. Each year numerous festivals occur that bring visitors from all over. Experience rustic luxury at Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort where you can sip and ride!
3. Getty Museum
If art is your thing, both Getty locations in LA and Malibu are in close distance. In Los Angeles, the museum houses European works from its beginnings to the present, gathered internationally. In Malibu the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria are displayed.
4. Channel Islands National Park
5 ecologically rich islands off the Southern California coast, each with their own treasures. Spend the day hiking, kayaking, diving, fishing, whale watching and more!
If you're craving the thrill of a theme park, head to Burbank for Universal Studios. While you're there you can also take a tour of one of the major film studios in town!