Santa Barbara, California Cruise Port Information

The American Riviera

Santa Barbara is an ideal coastal California town full of warm sunlight and Spanish-inspired buildings. The Mediterranean climate, stunning old Spanish Mission and rocky beaches make your visit feel like stepping into a dream. Explore the "Funk Zone," a hip neighborhood nestled between the ocean and Highway 101, full of local wine tasting rooms, unique upscale restaurants and cafes and distinct Santa Barbara charm. Minutes away from downtown is the incredible wine-growing region of Santa Ynez and the Danish-inspired town of Solvang. Fall in love with this stunning town by the sea.

A Danish-style building with windmill.

Santa Barbara Shore Excursions

Visit the enchanting town of Solvang, founded as a Danish Lutheran colony away from cold Midwest winters, for traditional dishes and charming architecture. Take the open-air trolley and see Santa Barbara with a warm breeze through your hair. Travel to the Santa Ynez valley and savor wine from one of the best wine regions in the world. Board a luxurious catamaran for an exciting day of whale watching among the scenic Channel Islands. See more of what makes Santa Barbara special on award-winning shore excursions.

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