"Some Things You Should Bring" Santa Barbara Packing List Tip by sisterthyme

Santa Barbara What to Pack: 6 reviews and 3 photos

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: If you're visiting in late spring, summer, or early fall be sure to bring light, cool clothing. It very rarely get unbearably hot, but you'll be much more comfortable if you don't wear heavy clothing. Sandals and/or open-toed shoes are a very common and comfortable footwear during the warmer months, so I suggest you bring some. Also, you may want to bring a pair of sunglasses. The sun can get unusually glaring even during the winter. If you're visiting in late fall, winter, or early spring, be sure to bring a reasonably warm coat (preferably something you wouldn't mind being rained on), as well as an umbrella. Closed-toe shoes and/or boots will also help during this time. Just because it's Southern California doesn't mean it doesn't rain hard! If you're going to be doing more outdoorsy activities (such as hiking or bicycling), be sure to bring some tennis shoes.

Miscellaneous: Bring suntan lotion if you intend to be out in the sun during summer or late spring.

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  • Written Mar 6, 2010
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