Santa Barbara area attractions and events conveniently close to the Parkside Inn
Situated just two blocks from the beach, and minutes from Montecito, downtown, and the Santa Barbara Zoo, Parkside Inn is a perfect home base for Santa Barbara vacations.
Santa Barbara is known as the walking town. Take the Waterfront Shuttle from the Hotel Mar Monte, just two blocks away, to State Street and then take a stroll to enjoy the many museums, art galleries, restaurants and unique shopping experiences in downtown Santa Barbara. Stop off at Stearn’s Wharf Santa Barbara, and visit the Santa Barbara Beach Art show held each Sunday.
Parkside Inn is your gateway to 80 distinguished wineries, accessible by auto, limousine, or guided jeep tours. The Santa Barbara Bowl offers outdoor concerts, and many art museums are close by. Visit the world famous, historical Santa Barbara Mission or absorb the 360-degree view of Santa Barbara by climbing to the top of the Santa Barbara Courthouse lookout.
The Santa Barbara Zoo is a local favorite, perfect for families, children and animal lovers of all ages. This charming attraction offers beautiful grounds with ocean views and tree lined walkways.
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