It is a state park right on the Southernmost part of California and right on the Mexican border.
It is worth the trip to see the massive walls and cameras alone.
Outdoor enthusiasts can feel right at home as well.
Thanks to its awesome location along the coast, Santa Barbara’s activities include surfing, kayaking, boat tours, and hiking to local hot springs.
Bring your camera to the Santa Barbara Mission to grab some frame-worthy shots, and dedicate some time to walking through the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Anyone with a green thumb can appreciate the flowers often in bloom in this temperate climate, including the displays at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Santa Barbara Zoo.
You can also enjoy a horseback riding excursion in the hills or try your hand at 18 holes at a world-class golf club.