Three Days in Santa Barbara with Kids

The animals at the zoo inhabit prime beachfront property on the site of the former Child Estate. In addition to the many engaging and interactive exhibits, the Santa Barbara Zoo has just completed full renovations and additions to its play areas. Check the event calendar to see if your trip coincides with one of the many educational events offered on the weekend.

After lunch or a picnic at the zoo, continue along the waterfront Cabrillo Boulevard …