Los Angeles to Santa Barbara

Known as the American Riviera®, Santa Barbara invites you to escape to a holiday worthy of royalty. From world-class hotels and luxurious spas to gourmet restaurants, wine tasting and strikingly beautiful beaches, Santa Barbara is a relaxing vacation destination that will revive your spirit yet won't drain your wallet.

Whether you seek action-packed adventures or total relaxation, Santa Barbara welcomes you with open arms. A city teeming of activities from surfing and kayaking to hiking and horseback riding, Santa Barbara is a family- friendly getaway that offers something special for all ages. Visit Santa Barbara and discover a city awash with California sunshine, plentiful outdoor activities and breathtaking vistas. See why Santa Barbara is the chosen destination for couples, families and celebrities alike.

Getting to Santa Barbara on Amtrak California is a breeze. From Los Angeles, just take the Pacific Surfliner directly to Santa Barbara where you can enjoy the relaxing ride and beautiful coastline views along the way.

For more information about what to do and where to stay, eat or shop in Santa Barbara, visit our Station Directory and click on the Visitor Information tab.