Santa Barbara Family Activities

From fun in the sun at local beaches to exploring family-friendly museums and attractions, Santa Barbara offers activities for the whole family to enjoy. 


Santa Barbara Zoo 

Stearns Wharf

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center

Old Mission Santa Barbara 

Whale Watching

Moxi Museum of Exploration and innovation


SHUTTLE SERVICE: On Saturdays and Sundays, our shuttle runs continuously to and from downtown Santa Barbara from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The shuttle drops off and picks up at Saks Fifth Avenue, allowing guests to take a leisurely stroll down historic State Street and explore its many shopping opportunities. The last departure from the Resort is at 4:30 pm, with the last pick up downtown at 5:00 pm. Reservations are not required for this first-come, first serve, complimentary service.