1404 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Local Adventures

Stay at The Upham Hotel and our concierge will assist you in planning some memorable adventures and arrange for a discount at these excellent providers.


Whale Watching

The Condor Express



The Santa Barbara Channel is one of the best areas for whale watching on the west coast.  The nutrient-rich water provides the perfect opportunity for seasonal spotting of migrating whales.  The Condor has been voted by locals as the Best Whale Watching in Southern California.  

Go Sailing

Santa Barbara Sailing Center



Ready to cast off?  Private Sailing charters, boat rental, professional sailing instruction and more!  Santa Barbara Sailing Center is a whole community on and off the water. has been voted by locals as the Best Whale Watching in Southern California.  

Catch A Wave




The only surf school in our area to be endorsed by the World Surf League.  Their professional staff are trained to help students of all ages & skill levels.  Learn to catch a Santa Barbara wave with iSurf.

Rent A Bike

Santa Barbara Bikes to Go



Sant Barbara Bikes to Go is Santa Barbara’s premier bike rental company!  They specialize and started with high-end road bike rentals for the recreational to avid cyclists.  It’s a one stop shop for bike rental, lock, and helmet.  Take their fun local map and explore Santa Barbara on wheels!

Wine Touring & Visit Islands

Santa Barbara Adventure Company



Santa Barbara Adventure Company offers shuttle service giving you the freedom to pick from a selection of some of the local’s favorite wineries.  Guests can enjoy stress free option of letting someone lese drive you back to The Upham Hotel.  Also, explore Prisoners Harbor, on Santa Cruz Island’s north coast!

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