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What's The Mesa like?

If you're looking for the perfect part of the city to explore, look no further than The Mesa. While you're here, you can spend a relaxing day at Leadbetter Beach and Elings Park. There's plenty more to see, including 1000 Steps Beach and Hendrys Beach.

How to get to The Mesa

The Mesa is located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the heart of Santa Barbara.

Flying to:

  • Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from The Mesa
  • Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from The Mesa

Things to see and do in and around The Mesa

What to see in The Mesa

  • Leadbetter Beach
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • 1000 Steps Beach
  • Hendrys Beach
  • Elings Park

Things to do near The Mesa:

  • Arlington Theater (1.6 mi/2.6 km away)
  • Granada Theatre (1.7 mi/2.7 km away)
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art (1.7 mi/2.7 km away)
  • Lobero Theater (1.7 mi/2.7 km away)
  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum (1.8 mi/2.9 km away)

Other popular The Mesa attractions

  • Arroyo Burro Beach
  • Shoreline Park

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