Santa Barbara Sights

Courthouse Jail

History, culture, architecture and produce, too – Santa Barbara has it all and there’s nowhere better to see these sights than on this downtown ride. This easy, urban (shall we say cosmopolitan?) ride takes you to all of Santa Barbara’s top sights. You’ll work up an appetite as you pedal gently uphill from the harbor, so it seems quite logical … Read More

Goleta Beach Park

Out and back, from The Dolphin Fountain at the beach, it’s a 20-mile round-trip route from downtown Santa Barbara to Goleta Beach Park, half off-road. Everyone will enjoy the quiet Obern Trail. You can have a conversation while you ride and you can ride 2-abreast. Some cyclists won’t want to come back – your destination and the route there are … Read More

Mesa Loop

The Boathouse

Your destination is the Boathouse on Hendry’s Beach. There’s lots of bike parking here, a repair station and a pump, too. Refill your water bottle before you depart. After lunch explore the new observatory – stairs behind the restaurant take you to a beautiful lookout. Every experienced cyclist can enjoy this ride up and over the Mesa. Follow the route … Read More