Santa Barbara


Why jet to exotic reefs when home waters boast spectacularly diverse diving?

Monique Ryan and Dimity McDowell
Aug 1, 2003

Want instant access to the Big Outdoors—trails, rivers, wild shores, just minutes from home—without compromising your livelihood? Then check out these ten towns on the verge of paradise, where you don't have to ditch it all to have it all.

Mike Grudowski
Sep 1, 2001

Where do you want to go? Whether you're planning a weekend getaway or a full-blown vacation, Outside Online's Adventure Advisor is here to show you the way.

Kimberly Lisagor
Feb 12, 2001