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$130 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Wine Tasting Tour, Picnic Lunch with Small Group

With breathtaking coastal mountains to the east and sublime beaches to the west, Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and wine country is no exception. The ebb and flow of ocean breezes makes the Santa Barbara Wine Country region a jewel in the crown of California viticulture. Your guided tour of the area’s boutique wineries will begin with pickup from your accommodations. Travel in the comfort of a fully air conditioned Mercedes Benz Sprinter van, with large windows offering fantastic views of the local vineyards and wineries. This experience in the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez wine country includes a variety of estate wineries, unique tasting room experiences, and an artisan picnic lunch. We begin at your hotel or residence in the morning and finish in the afternoon, usually lasting about six hours.  Join your guides for a day exploring all that Santa Barbara wine country has to offer!

$99 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Downtown Food Walking Tour with Wine Tasting

Meet up with your guide a few minutes before noon for a leisurely stroll through downtown Santa Barbara. Have fun with local guides who will share the inside scoop on just about everything Santa Barbara. There are a variety of flavors, from Parisian macarons to delicious tacos and local wines. We want our guests to be pleasantly full NOT overly stuffed at the end of the tour.Most of the tasting locations offer additional discounts for participants and you are definitely encouraged to go back and try all of the restaurant menus. For those with dietary restrictions, this tour is gluten-free (not celiac) and vegetarian friendly, but we need to know about any and all food allergies (especially major ones) ahead of time. Please list your needs at the time of booking and you will be accommodated as much as possible. The tour is suitable for adults, teens, and kids who enjoy food and can hang.

$36.99 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Self-Guided Anacapa Wine Walk

This innovative self-guided tour let's you sample the region's best wines and hippest tasting rooms in the picturesque city of Santa Barbara, California. Enjoy the cool artsy atmosphere of the Funk Zone while you delight in the quality of your wine. The quantity of wine is geared towards an afternoon of wine tasting. By purchasing the pack, you’re not only getting wine at a great price, you’re getting an insider’s view of the area. All locations on the tour are within walking distance of each other, and are bordering the Pacific Ocean and State Street - Santa Barbara's most popular destination for shopping, restaurants, and sightseeing. All items in the pack are redeemed using your personal smartphone or mobile device and the tour company’s app or web app. Use the map feature to guide you along your way and choose your own order of destinations. Show the tasting room associate what featured item you want and have them tap the "redeem" button to complete the transaction. It's really that simple! All items are valid for a year from purchase, so you can thoroughly take your time enjoying the benefits of your wine pack. This is the best deal for wine tasting in the area and unlike any other local tour. You do not need to make a reservation at the tasting rooms unless you are traveling with a large group. Must be 21 or older to drink. Please drink responsibly.

$94.99 Walking & Biking Tours

Santa Barbara Electric Bike History and Sightseeing Tour

Meet your guide at the local bike shop at your selected departure time. After a brief safety orientation from your guide, hop on your easy-to-use electric bike, strap on your provided helmet, and begin your tour of beautiful Santa Barbara. Follow your guide around the Santa Barbara Mission, down State Street and out to the Pacific Ocean, where you’ll enjoy amazing views of the world-renowned Santa Barbara coastline. On your electric beach cruiser – a bike with wide tires and upright seating – you have the option of pedaling, using the electric motor or a mixture of both. You can cruise at speeds of up to 20 mph (32 kph)!Stop at a few historical sites to learn a bit about Santa Barbara’s history. Don’t forget your camera, as there will be plenty of photo opportunities. You’ll return back to the original departure point after your 2.5-hour tour.

$146.44 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Lovers Tour with Guide

Join Santa Barbara County wine experts for an amazing day! You will be joined by others, but the group will not exceed 12 guests per vehicle. Keeping groups small and personable allows access to the best selection of wineries, vineyards, cellars and tasting rooms in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. The tour includes pickup at your location (See Schedule and Pricing under Important Info for approximate timing), tasting fees at four custom-selected locations with a wonderful balance of wineries, vineyards, cellars, and/or tasting rooms, a delicious picnic lunch provided by New Frontiers Marketplace, plenty of bottled water and gratuities. There are no additional or hidden fees.The four locations are hand-picked by your guides. Each location will provide you with a flight of their current vintage releases. (All the tasting fees will be covered.) The tour host will explain the wineries' significance, history, varietals produced and other fun information to help engage you at each location. The group spends around 45-50 minutes at each winery, which is plenty of time to enjoy your tasting and make purchases at a relaxing pace. You'll stop for lunch around 12:30pm or 1:30pm depending on the route and winery selection. The lunch and tasting location stop is approximately 1.5 hours. After four locations you will be transported back to your hotel, typically around 4:30pm. Santa Barbara drop-offs are around 5:30pm-6:00pm.Lunches are provided by New Frontiers Marketplace located in beautiful Solvang. Featuring fresh, natural and organic ingredients containing no preservatives or additives. Many ingredients are grown and/or raised by local Santa Ynez Valley farmers!

$36.99 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Self-Guided Santa Barbara Lagoon Loop Craft Beer Trail

The Lagoon Loop Craft Beer Trail pack gives you a delicious taste of locally produced beer throughout the burgeoning Lagoon District, the Eastside neighborhood’s new craft beer destination. Sample various beers produced at the working breweries while enjoying the charming atmosphere. Each brewery offers unique features sure to keep you entertained while you enjoy your beer, such as outdoor bocce ball courts, lawn games, live music, and much more. This self-guided tour allows you to spend as much time as you’d like at each beer stop! By purchasing the pack, you’re not only getting craft beer at a great price, you’re getting an insider’s view of the area. This is the perfect way to get familiar with Santa Barbara's growing craft beer culture and the Lagoon District, where the vibe is laid-back, yet professional, and truly authentic.All items in the pack are redeemed using your personal smartphone or mobile device and the tour company’s app or web app. Use the map feature to guide you along your way and choose your own order of destinations. Show the brewery associate what featured item you want and have them tap the "redeem" button to complete the transaction. It's really that simple! All items are valid for a year from purchase, so you can thoroughly take your time enjoying the benefits of your beer pack. This is the best deal for beer tasting in the area, and unlike any other local tour. You do not need to make a reservation at the breweries unless you are traveling with a large group. Must be 21 or older to drink. Please drink responsibly.

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