Santa Barbara County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California & top ranked private college-prep high schools. Here are few that stand out to us!

Santa Barbara Middle School

The Riviera Ridge School

Peabody Elementary School

Santa Barbara Middle School

The Knox School of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara High School

Bishop Garcia Diego High School


The Beautiful Beaches Hendry’s Beach is our favorite! Grab a drink at the Boathouse and stroll along the CA coast…

Rose Garden across the street from the Old Mission Enjoy coffee, happy hour, a picnic or just take your furry friends and enjoy the views!

Santa Barbara Bowl Most iconic outdoor music venue, a must visit

Santa Barbara Zoo 30-acre park is home to more than 146 species!

Visit Stearns Wharf & the Harbor An ideal pit-stop for boaters and land lovers alike; the waterfront’s novelty stores, restaurants, and marine shops make for a memorable walking adventure

Hiking Team Scarborough loves Inspiration Point 🙂

Farmers’ Markets Every Tuesday afternoon and Saturday/Sunday mornings, take a walk around the farmers’ markets for local produce, blooming flowers or even local gifts.

Funk Zone One of Santa Barbara’s most vibrant and evolving neighborhoods where artists, surfboard shapers and urban winemakers originally set up shop, the walkable 13-block area is now home to some of the city’s best restaurants, wine tasting rooms, breweries, boutiques, creative collectives, galleries, hotels and more


Loquita Delicious authentic Mexican food in the Funk Zone- highly recommend reservations!

Los Agaves More casual, but delicious Mexican restaurant where you order at the counter. Their wet burritos are fantastic!

The Lark Locally sourced, fresh, delectable, dreaming of it right now…. Reservations reccomended!

Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach Brunch is a must- order the Huevos Rancheros!

Barbareño Delicious, unique menu with an incredible wine selection

Corazon Cocina Get the Norteño taco, you won’t regret it!

Finney’s Crafthouse & Kitchen AJ Scarborough’s favorite place! Right in the funk zone, delicious food, craft beers on draft & we especially love the large pretzal!

Arigato Sushi Our go-to sushi spot right in SB’s “promenade”

McConnell’s Ice Cream Stop here when you get a sweet tooth! So many different flavors!

Lama Dog Tap Room Elevated bar food with tons of beers on draft!

Shalhoob’s Funk Zone Patio Casual spot in the Funk Zone – the tri-tip sandwich is to die for!!