Traveling to Santa Barbara

There are destination races. And then there’s a destination race in Santa Barbara, California. From the beaches dotting the Pacific Ocean coastline to the trails within the towering Santa Ynez Mountains; fresh California cuisine to an abundance of local breweries & wineries; and family-friendly activities that will create memories that last a lifetime. This is a destination race for everyone.
Below you’ll find information on staying in and traveling to Santa Barbara. See you in November!    

Stay in the heart of downtown and walking distance to the start & finish at the event’s Official Hotel Partner, Hotel Santa Barbara! Click the button below to reserve your room today!

Lodging Info

With a waterfront start & finish, you will be within walking distance from numerous downtown Santa Barbara hotels and bed & breakfasts. Beyond the downtown region, Carpinteria to the South and Goleta to the North are a short drive away, while for those who wish to stay in Santa Barbara’s Wine Country, you are a 45-minute drive away.

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The Santa Barbara Airport provides non-stop or 1-stop flights to destinations throughout the United States. Major airlines providing service includes Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, United and Southwest Airlines.

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Enjoy a relaxing Amtrak ride from all points north or south in California. The Amtrak station is located near the waterfront on State Street and is adjacent to the Funk Zone.


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Santa Barbara is situated along Highway 101. Beginning with our Friday & Saturday packet pick-up at Biergarten, and whether you’re traveling from the north or south, you’ll exit the highway at Garden St. 

Biergarten is located at 11 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

For detailed event weekend parking information please visit our Parking page!

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