Santa Barbara is a wonderful city on California's beautiful Central Coast where beautiful blue skies, shopping, dinning, endless activities, unforgettable experiences, a marina and a gorgeous beach await your curiosity! Surround yourself with hundreds of dolphins on a Whale Watching tour! and check out Santa Cruz Island. The Santa Barbara Zoo! allows you to get close up and personal with lions and other animals. At The Santa Barbara pier! you will enjoy amazing views of the marina, great restaurants, treats and even a historical center! Just steps from the beach and local parks, you will find the historical Santa Barbara Merry go round!.