Best Of Santa Barbara - Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Highlights of State st, Old Mission, Courthouse, Stearns Wharf, Montecito.

Explore all of the must-see places of Santa Barbara in one day. See the panoramic views from the famous Santa Barbara county courthouse, The Mission, Old Presidio, Sterns Wharf, and see the famous State st. among other stops.
Take a drive through the most expensive zip code in the state of California and see where people like Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Barbara Streisand among others call home. Time permitting, you might even get to see the place Michael Jackson called home (Neverland Ranch).


The adventure will start by visiting Santa Barbara's famous Old Mission. Here you will have the opportunity to tour the mission grounds learn about the history and see what life would have been like during the period when the missions were being built.

The next stop will be the Santa Barbara courthouse. You can check out the art (including some beautiful murals in one of the courtrooms), architecture and take in the panoramic views from the beautiful clock tower.

After checking out these historic buildings, we'll take a drive through some of the most expensive real estate in Santa Barbara's Montecito's neighborhood. Drive by Oprah's house. We'll also drive along very scenic areas of Santa Barbara including Stearns Wharf, Shoreline Park, State street and the Funk Zone.

On this drive, you will have the opportunity to stop, and stroll around, pick up some souvenirs, and do some wine tasting as well.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel, airport or cruise terminal.

End location: Drop off at pick up location.

Duration: 4 hours

Duration is 4 hours, but if it needs to be shorter, we can make it quicker.


2015 Lincoln mkz. Sprinter van available for larger parties.

What’s Included

- My time and service as your private guide
- Transportation
- Parking
- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, airport or cruise terminal,
- Bottled water
- Custom itinerary

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 US - souvenirs and/or incidentals.

What’s Extra

Lunch and personal purchases are not included.


I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside some of the historical buildings.

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