2020 Car Free Experience

Take the Train and Show Your Ticket!

Santa Barbara Car Free Experience

Show your current Amtrak ticket to Santa Barbara (traditional paper, e-ticket, or mobile device) and enjoy these special experiences through December 31, 2020. Browse our 2020 hotel and activity partners below to learn more about their special offers. Please inquire and make your reservations directly with them. Some restrictions apply.

See more about how to get here by Train or From the Airport  and view our video featuring the Santa Barbara Car Free Experience!


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  • Cal Coast Adventures
    Cal Coast Adventures
    Fun and active Santa Barbara tours, adventures, and rentals. Bike tours and bike rentals for every level of cyclist. Electric, Mountain, or Road! Surf lessons, kayak tours, and paddle boarding at West ...
  • Captain Jack’s Tours & Events
    Captain Jack’s Tours & Events
    Voted “The Best” Wine Tour Company in Santa Barbara by the Santa Barbara News-Press “Readers Choice Award” 7 years in a row. Wine tours with door to door transportation start at $99 per person. Also o ...
  • Cheshire Cat Inn
    Cheshire Cat Inn
    Just 4 blocks from the center of downtown’s restaurants, shops and theaters, the Cheshire Cat Inn offers a choice of luxurious accommodations, surrounded by beautiful English gardens.  Enjoy our ...
  • Hotel Santa Barbara
    Hotel Santa Barbara
    Hotel Santa Barbara is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Santa Barbara, and just 4 blocks from the Amtrak Station! Exceptional shopping, renowned cuisine and unforgettable museums and theatre ...
  • Marriott Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
    Marriott Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta
    Boasting a style that reflects the city’s rich Spanish history, Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta near Isla Vista provides modern comforts in a convenient setting. Located along the Highway 101 cor ...
  • Marriott Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta
    Marriott Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta
    Residence Inn Santa Barbara Goleta was built to enhance extended stays and short-term visits. Our hotel provides easy access to Santa Barbara and an array of popular attractions including Sterns Wharf ...
  • MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation
    MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation
    MOXI is Santa Barbara’s newest destination for curious minds of all ages. Come explore, play, and discover the wonders of science + the joy of creativity throughout MOXI’s three floors. Interact with ...
  • Nature’s Own Gallery
    Nature’s Own Gallery
    Nature’s Own Gallery offers a wonderful selection of shells, fossils, unique jewelry, mineral specimens, gifts, and interior design items from around the world. A family-owned business since 1976. Tru ...
  • Paseo Nuevo Shops & Restaurants
    Paseo Nuevo Shops & Restaurants
    The perfect place to shop, dine and explore! Paseo Nuevo is your outdoor shopping destination, offering national retailers, specialty shops, restaurants, sunny Spanish-style architecture, and beautifu ...
  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
    Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
    Featuring fun, hands-on exhibits for the whole family, including Chumash history, sportfishing, surfing, shipwrecks, and the Point Conception Lighthouse Fresnel Lens. The fourth-floor Visitor’s Center ...
  • Santa Barbara Sailing Center
    Santa Barbara Sailing Center
    Welcome to the Santa Barbara Sailing Center! We are Santa Barbara’s premier venue for on-the-water fun. Choose from a wide variety of public cruises aboard the Double Dolphin, our 50 ft. sailing catam ...
  • Santa Barbara Surf School
    Santa Barbara Surf School
    Santa Barbara Surf School is the longest-running private surf lesson company in sb – perfect for travelers looking to get in the water!! We offer surfboard and wetsuit rentals, individual and gr ...
  • Sunset Kidd Sailing Cruises and Yacht Sales
    Sunset Kidd Sailing Cruises and Yacht Sales
    Santa Barbara offers the best sailing on the coast, calm waters, and great photography with the excitement of viewing sea lions, seals, dolphins and whales. This 41 foot Morgan Out-Island ketch featur ...