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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 | 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 | 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 | 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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Guide: Santa Barbara Old Spanish Days Fiesta | Vacation homes near the parade & festival

What to do & where to stay during Fiesta in Santa Barbara Perhaps Santa Barbara’s greatest festival, Old Spanish Days Fiesta is an ideal time to visit and experience the color, culture, spirit and heritage of Santa Barbara. This 5-day festival draws large crowds from both near and for its music, Spanish flamenco and Mexican […]

06/04/2019 | by Rosette | Local Area Vacation Rentals

Santa Barbara coastal sailing – 4 great trips

Set sail along the coastline of the American Riviera and relax as the beauty of Mother Nature makes all your stress fade away. Sip wine on the sea and get up close with marine life. From whale watching trips to romantic sunset cruises, a journey to the Channel Islands, and even the famous harbor taxi, Lil’ […]

04/25/2019 | by Rosette | Vacation Rentals

Santa Barbara Polo Season – Sunday matches

  Polo season is in full swing, so put on your derby attire and enjoy Friday happy hour or a regal Sunday afternoon at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Toast to summer with bubbly champagne as you watch majestic horses jockeyed by some of the world’s best Polo players who come every season […]

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Santa Barbara Summer Solstice

  The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice parade and festival draws crowds of more than 100,000 people from around the Central Coast and beyond. As a celebration of season, color, music, dance and life, summer solstice in Santa Barbara spans three days, and includes both a parade and festival. The festival takes place at Alameda Park […]

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