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Land Shark: your own private land and sea adventure

If you’ve spent any time on State Street, you might have seen it roll through – a large, boat-shaped amphibious vehicle that’s pumping music, decked out in lights and teeming with smiling party-goers who are dancing, laughing and waving. It’s the Land Shark, Santa Barbara’s best city and harbor tour. Named Land Shark for its […]

10/05/2019 | by Rosette | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Pet friendly adventures: bring the whole family

Your fur baby deserves a vacation, too! Santa Barbara is a dog-friendly city and there are plenty of ways to enjoy this coastal town with your best friend. And with our comfy, pet-friendly vacation rental homes in Santa Barbara, there’s no reason Fido should have to stay behind! <<Select pet-friendly coastal vacation rental homes listed […]

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Cool and Crisp: fall, winter & holiday activities in Santa Barbara

Cool and crisp, yet sunny and clear. That’s often the weather on the American Riviera during November and December. While the rest of the country is battening down the hatches, our temperate Santa Barbara climate means you can still enjoy plenty of outdoor activities during this time of year. So, why spend the late fall […]

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Travel Tips: Ways to Cut Costs While Traveling to the American Riviera

Nearly 100 million Americans plan to take a family vacation this year, according to AAA. And it’s no secret, vacations in the US can get pricey. From transportation and accommodation, costs can add up quickly, and you don’t want to stress out about funds during your much-deserved vacation. Fortunately, there are some simple tips to […]

09/05/2019 | by Rosette | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Waterfront art at Cabrillo – the Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show

Bright Sundays full of sunshine and ocean breezes are the best days for a coastal walk and a bit of local shopping for arts and crafts in Santa Barbara. The Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show is a weekly event that welcomes locals and visitors to walk along the waterfront and peruse artwork created by […]

08/06/2019 | by Rosette | No Comments Vacation Rentals

California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria: Celebrate America’s love for avocados

Avocados are probably one of America’s most beloved foods right now. Millennials can’t seem to get enough avocado toast and avocados also play a huge role in Californian style Mexican cuisine. You might also say avocados are the darling of California, so it makes sense Californians would have an entire festival devoted to the fruit. […]

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Travel Tips: Enjoy the journey and stress less

Planning your next get-away should be exciting, rather than stressful. But it’s easy to get caught up in the details when organizing a trip and become overwhelmed, especially if most of the planning falls on one person in the group. Our advice? Keep it simple. Our vacation rental homes come fully equipped with amenities you […]

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Fun Festivals in Santa Barbara

Summer might be over, but the parties continue! Festival season, as we like to call it, means you’ve got plenty of options to eat, mingle, drink and be merry in Santa Barbara. September and October our two of our best months in Santa Barbara. It’s when the crowds mellow out but the temperature is still […]

06/30/2019 | by Rosette | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Travel tips: Get more enriching travel experiences living like a local

In recent years, vacation goers have moved away from staying in traditional hotels, opting for more intimate and comfortable vacation home rental experiences. But not all privately rented properties offer the carefully curated amenities guests have become accustomed to in hotels. That’s why it’s especially important to choose the right vacation rental home management company […]

06/25/2019 | by Rosette | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Legend Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band return to the SB Bowl

  Get ready, Parrotheads, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band are coming to the Santa Barbara Bowl. Tickets are on sale now for the Oct. 16 concert that continues the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the album, “Son of a Son of a Sailor.” The Son of a Son of a Sailor High […]

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