California’s Central Coast offers something to suit everyone’s taste. Whether you want to kayak around the Channel Islands or tour Santa Barbara’s Old Mission, the Circle Bar B Guest Ranch is only a short distance away and a perfect alternative to Santa Barbara hotels. Stop by the main guest ranch office and let us help you plan the perfect outing!
Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tasting & Tours
Circle Bar B Guest Ranch is located a mere 25 minutes from world class wine tasting in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. View the picturesque rolling vineyards as you meander through Santa Ynez. Come and enjoy Circle Bar B’s relaxing environment after a day of wine tasting.
World Class Shopping in Santa Barbara
Just minutes from amazing boutiques, shop till you drop at top stores like Nordstrom, Coach, Louis Vuitton , Saks Fifth Avenue, Banana Republic, Anthropologie and more.
Danish Town of Solvang
Visit one of the most unique small towns in California, the Danish town of Solvang. Spend time shopping for trinkets, rare gifts, and of course, Danish delicacies and baked goods. Admire the charming Danish architecture, sip local wines and enjoy a taste of Solvang.
The Santa Barbara Channel is home to a number of species of whales, dolphins, seals and sea lions. Experience an amazing whale watching tour around the Channel Islands to view all different types of marine life. Watch whales migrate through the Santa Barbara Channel, truly an exciting and memorable experience.
Fishing & Swimming
Whether you are into fly fishing, beach fishing, pier fishing or even sport fishing, charters are available just minutes away. Enjoy your day out on the Pacific Ocean making the “catch of the day”! If swimming is more your thing, experience some of the most beautiful beaches around. Swim in the ocean and take in the smell of the salty air!
Boating & Kayaking
If paddle sports are your passion, Santa Barbara is the place for you! Whether you take a kayak, stand up paddle board, outrigger or power boat out on the Pacific Ocean, you’ll be in for some of the most breath-taking views anywhere. Experience views of the Channel Islands and the picturesque Central Coast of California.
Yoga & Dance
Interested in more exercise, relaxation, and fun? Located just 15 minutes from the ranch, in the “Goodland” of Goleta, Better Days Yoga offers around-the-clock yoga classes “for the complete novice to the seasoned yogi” as well as special workshops and trainings. On Tuesday mornings,10:30-11:45, Better Days offers “World Dance,” an opportunity to learn dances from around the world (from Salsa to Bollywood, and Charleston to MJ ), while contributing to charity.
Want to try your hand at blackjack or poker? How about take on some of the most famous slot machines around? Well, the Chumash Casino, located in beautiful Santa Ynez is the place to go! Tucked into the Central Coast of California, experience the hottest casino in California.
The Santa Barbara Certified Farmer’s Market offers fresh local produce, flowers, plants, freshly baked pies and preserves, farm fresh eggs, sprouts, fresh fruit, and much more. Offered in several locations in Santa Barbara County, experience all that our farmers have to offer.
Within 15 minutes of our gorgeous ranch you will find some of the most scenic golf courses in Santa Barbara County. Boasting 6 public golf courses choose from championship level play to practice facilities. Experience golfing in the truly divine environment of Santa Barbara!
Santa Barbara County offers some of the finest year-round, on and off road bicycling in the country. Experience an amazing and exhilarating ride today.
Museums & Galleries
Take advantage of the high quality museums and galleries that Santa Barbara has to offer. Choose from The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Museum of Natural History, The Railroad Museum and much, much more.
Santa Barbara’s Historical Sites
Located 60 miles north of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara is the home of many historical sites, including the historic Mission of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Courthouse, Mission La Purisima, Casa De La Guerra, Arlington Theatre and the Old Lobero Theatre.