Now reserving tours for groups of 20 – 30
INCLUDED: This excursion begins with a greeting by a Spanish-costumed guide with songs of early California playing in the background. Your guide, a Local Expert, will accompany the group on the Trolley Ride Through History, explaining the itinerary, sharing the towns cultural history, and pointing out interesting landmarks and architecture in the downtown area, showcasing why the town is called “The American Riviera”. The ride also includes the most popular areas along Cabrillo Blvd, Chase Palm Park and coastline views of the Channel Islands, by the lagoon known as The Bird Refuge, and Montecito’s shopping/dining area on Coast Village Road, the Funk Zone. Legendary landmarks of Santa Barbara, i.e., the Court House, Presidio, De la Guerra Plaza, and Natural History Museum, will be seen on this ride. Guests will hear interesting stories about the architecture, the cultural context and local uniqueness of these venues. For the Court House and Museum excursions we will also stop at Old Mission Santa Barbara for photos. Restrooms and vendor refreshments are available.
Roundtrip transport – From the departure on Cabrillo Blvd — by an open-air trolley of classic design or bus if rain is in the forecast. Details are provided with ticket confirmation.
Tour admission to your choice of the Old Mission, the County Courthouse or the Historical Museum. You’ll have special skip-the-line priority access and a tour led by friendly, trained docents.
Downloads (to guest mobile device) of the Tours4Mobile featuring the Mission Exterior, Haskells Beach, The Walk from the Mission to the Wharf, Along the Waterfront, and the Legends & Landmarks of Downtown. A perfect way to preview different areas and learn about the fascinating local history.
Limited Bookings Available: Send email with Subject line: Pop Up, your contact info, tour date you are requesting, and number of tickets, to email@example.com
$100 Includes 1.5 hour Trolley Excursion to Montecito and Downtown SB, Photo Stop at the Old Mission, and 1.5 hour tour of either the Old Mission or Historical Museum or County Courthouse. Pick up at cruise landing or at the Visitor Center, 1 Garden Street, corner of Cabrillo Blvd.