Day Trips & Excursions

Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles

Experience spectacular views and awe-inspiring sights along the California coast! You can enjoy one of the world's most scenic coastal drives on this day trip from Los Angeles. As you journey along the beautiful California coast, you’ll visit Santa Barbara's harbor, beaches and picturesque Spanish Mission, and see the quaint Danish village of Solvang. You’ll also visit the magnificent Hearst Castle, home of famed newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst. This is a day trip that will live long in your memory!
12 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day California Coast Tour: Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Carmel

Want to discover the best of the West Coast over three memorable days? This unique tour by van or motorcoach will take you from Los Angeles to the must-see destinations of central and northern California: Santa Barbara, Solvang, Carmel, San Francisco, and Yosemite National Park or Hearst Castle. Sit back and relax as you are transported from one fabulous California destination to the next!
3 days
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Downtown Santa Barbara Food Tour

Eat great food, drink great drinks and learn about downtown Santa Barbara on this 3.5-hour walking tour. You will visit 7-8 local eateries/watering holes where the locals like to go and satisfy your appetite with the town’s award-winning cuisines. Indulge your palate for a few hours of sipping, sampling and savoring. This fun, informative and slowly-paced lunch will open your eyes to a new Santa Barbara.
3.5 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

Enjoy the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara while riding an easy-to-use electric bike. Follow your guide to the Santa Barbara Mission, State Street and other historical sites, and learn about the city’s history. Have your camera ready as you cruise along the gorgeous Pacific Ocean coastline. This small-group tour is limited to five people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
2.5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Wine Tour with Picnic Lunch

Enjoy a unique wine country experience with knowledgeable guides and a friendly atmosphere. Your personal guide will pickup you up at your hotel or other designated location anywhere within the greater Santa Barbara area. The 6-hour tour will consist of four tastings at various wineries and tasting rooms. Included with each tour is an artisan picnic lunch at one of the winery stops. This is an all inclusive tour with door-to-door service, and tasting fees and a lunchtime gourmet picnic are included!
6 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Wine Lovers Tour

On this 5 to 7.5 hour tour(depending on pick up location), your guides will pick you up from your accommodations and whisk you away for a fun-filled, carefree day. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty and wonderful, world-class premium boutique wineries in Santa Barbara wine country. This is an extremely fun and very educational wine tour!
7.5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Private Santa Barbara Wine Country tour for your group. Visit four different wineries with tasting fees and lunch included. This tour is ideal for couples or groups of up to fourteen people. This is a 6 to 7-hour tour including pick-up and drop-off from your residence or hotel in Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Buellton, and surrounding areas.
6 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Santa Barbara Funk Zone Food and Photo Tour

Indulge in smartphone photography and food tastings during a 3-hour walking tour of one of Santa Barbara’s artiest neighborhoods, the Funk Zone. You will sample food and drinks at three different eateries plus two wine-tasting rooms, a microbrewery and a distillery, just enough to add up to a satisfying meal. Whether you're a smartphone user, a point-and-shoot amateur or an expert photographer you’ll learn to take quality photos from a professional guide who shares useful tips. Numbers are limited to 14 people for a small-group experience.
3 hours
Water Sports

Surfing Lessons in Santa Barbara

Learn to surf in beautiful Santa Barbara! Your expert instructor will teach you how to stand up on your board and ride the perfect wave, offering tips on balance while ensuring your safety. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment rental is included. This Southern California city offers great outdoor activities like surfing year-round.
1.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Pismo Beach Dune Buggy Experience

Whiz around the Oceano Dunes in a dune buggy with friends and family while during your stay in Pismo Beach. Nowhere else in California can you drive your vehicle on a public beach, so take advantage of the unique opportunity to cruise down the scenic Pacific shoreline before you get to speed, zoom and zip your way along miles of Pismo's popular sand dunes. This 2-hour dune buggy experience includes all safety gear and instruction.
2 hours