Exterior entrance to Kimpton Goodland Hotel located near downtown santa barbara

Area Attractions & Events

Wineries and Golf courses

Look no further for things to do in Santa Barbara

With amazing weather year round, there is always something fun to experience near the Kimpton Goodland. From one-of-a-kind annual events downtown to some of the best wineries and golf courses anyone could ask for.

Tee-time with a View at Santa Barbara Golf Courses

Tucked between the soaring Santa Ynez Mountains and the vast Pacific, Santa Barbara has links for every skill level and course preference. Home to six public 18-hole courses as well as several nine-hole courses for your short game, Santa Barbara pairs elements like challenging with stellar views and backdrops including lagoons, mountains and the crashing surf.


Santa Barbara Wine County

Movies and magazine articles have all extolled the vine-covered virtue of Santa Barbara's wine country. The most beloved wineries are all within easy reach form Kimpton Goodland - just a short 30 minute drive from the hotel. Santa Barbara is also blessed with some great wine tour operators who can do the driving for you so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Kimpton's Master Sommelier, Emily Wines (yup, that's her real name) has selected an amazing array of Central Coast wines for you to try at our restaurant and bar, many from Santa Barbara County. Sip them here, then explore our fantastically photogenic wine country to experience wines at their source.

Movie night at Kimpton Goodland

The Scene

With so many good things happening here at Kimpton Goodland, there's almost no need to leave at all. Check out our Events Calendar to see when to catch Movie Night on the Preserve or the DJ at the Pool.

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