Weekend Guide to Santa Barbara With Kids

Santa Barbara and Monterey

In the fall of 2019, we had a long weekend vacation booked in Napa with our 17 month old; however, the devastating fires at the time forced us to cancel our trip.  In just a few short days, I completely revamped our itinerary to instead visit Santa Barbara.  We ended up falling in love with…

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Luxury Hotel Review: Rosewood Miramar

Miramar Hotel

The Rosewood Miramar is the type of hotel, where upon entering the grounds, you instantly know you never want to leave.  The grounds are breathtaking and it feels like you just walked onto a movie set, where old world country club architecture meets California charm and laid back vibes.   The Rosewood Miramar feels like…

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The Best Family Activities in Santa Barbara

Moxi Museum

Santa Barbara has something to offer every age, but this journey out West was all about the toddler time. Claire loved it, and it’s safe to say that my husband and I had just as much fun.  The city is well equipped to entertain families, and here were my favorite spots:   If you are exploring…

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The Best Family-Friendly Restaurants in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara California food has a reputation for being fresh, natural, and healthy.  Santa Barbara did not disappoint.  First stop for breakfast was Malibu Farms at the Rosewood Miramar.  The weekend brunch is a must-try, where you will find it hard to choose between ordering from the bountiful buffet, or choosing something homey off the a…

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