Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Santa Barbara, California

Mission Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara is the city’s most famous landmark. This distinctive building is known as the Queen of the Missions, due to its beautiful setting and graceful beauty. Santa Barbara was devastated by a devastating earthquake in 1925. 

Stearns Wharf

Stearns Harbour was built in 1872. It is the oldest wooden wharf in California and still in use today.It is located on State Street, home to over 17 businesses, an educational facility and a market for Santa Barbara shellfish. 

El Presidio de Santa Barbara 

El Presidio is an impressive piece of Santa Barbara history located in downtown Santa Barbara. The Spaniards founded this fortified military settlement (presidio), in 1782.El Cuartel, and the Canedo Adobe are two of the original adobe buildings that were built for the fort. 

Santa Barbara Museum of Art 

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has a collection of almost 30,000 works from around the world, including many that are American.It was originally used as Santa Barbara’s post office. However, in 1941 it was made a museum following some renovations 

Santa Barbara County Courthouse 

This National (and State) Historic Landmark was built in 1929 after a devastating earthquake in 1925. It is one of the most beautiful architectural gems in the city. This is Santa Barbara’s top spot to see graceful architecture and to take in beautiful views from the clocktower.

MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Have you ever wanted to make sound effects for a Hollywood film or play a huge guitar? All of this is possible at MOXI. This engaging science and technology museum is located in a charming Spanish Colonial-style building with sea-themed accents 

Santa Barbara’s Beache

Have you ever wanted to make sound effects for a Hollywood film or play a huge guitar? All of this is possible at MOXI. This engaging science and technology museum is located in a charming Spanish Colonial-style building with sea-themed accents