Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez are gems located on the south central coast of California.
Santa Barbara is known for it’s well-thought out architecture and expansive beaches with a breathtaking mountain backdrop. Those who live here will tell you that the city’s beauty is more than just skin deep. Community-minded residents have shaped Santa Barbara into a well-rounded multifaceted gem of a place for those who reside here. Santa Barbara also offers fine dining, quality shopping, and top educational institutions, such as the University of California and Westmont College. Jet and rail transportation make it easy for individuals whose lifestyles keep them on the move.
A 40-minute car ride into the mountains will take you into the community of Santa Ynez Valley. In the valley sits a cluster of small towns surrounded by wide open spaces, rolling hills, and vineyards. The area’s downtown boasts historical beauty with 1880s-era buildings. Enjoy art galleries, boutiques, many restaurants, and, of course, wine.
Get to Know Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley Communities
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- Schools (Public & Private)
- Arts & Entertainment
- Local Golf and Tennis