• IF FLYING IN TO LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL: Santa Barbara is 90 miles Northwest from LA. You have two choices to getting from LA to Santa Barbara.
    • Santa Barbar Airbus: They travel between LA Airport and Santa Barbara every 2 hours. A very convenient dependable connection. See details on their website at:


    • Rent a car at the LA Airport.


  • Lodging:

    • Best Western Pepper Tree Inn: (Upper State) 3850 State St. Santa Barbara, California 93105, 805-687-5511, 800-338-0030.
      Web site:

    • Hotel Santa Barbara: (Lower State- downtown) 533 State St. (downtown) 805-957-9300 or 888-259-7700
      Web site:
    • Holiday Inn Express: (Lower State-downtown) 17 West Haley St. at State St., Santa Barbara, California.805-963-9757 or 800-549-1700. Web site: **Includes continental Breakfast. Wireless high speed Internet access.
    • Motel 6: 3505 State St. Call for rates: 805-564-1392
    • Days Inn: (Waterfront area) 116 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, California. Call for rates: 805-963-6699 or 800-329-7466. **Includes continental breakfast.
      Web site:
  • Downtown Waterfront Electric Shuttle: (Lower State St. and Waterfront 25 cents one-way fare. 805-633-3702 Daily 9-10am every 30 min. 10am to 6pm every 10 minutes. On Fri. and Sat. evenings 6-10pm. Every 15 min.
  • Taxi:
    Santa Barbara Checkers Cab 805-560-8284
    Yellow Cab 805-963-5111
  • On Airport Car Rentals:
    Avis 805-964-4848
    Budget 805-964-6791
    Hertz 805-967-0411
    National 805-967-1202
  • Santa Barbara Air Transportation: (Airport 10 miles from downtown Santa Barbara)
    Santa Barbara airport 90 flights per day to other prime airports:
  • Santa Barbara Visitors Center:
  • Santa Barbara: population 89,000. It is a user-friendly town if you don’t have a car
    while visiting. (log-on to Tourist season runs from
    late February through to late November so hotel/motels fill regularly.