Travel and Accommodations

Plan Your Trip

Get the most out of your trip to Santa Barbara.
Learn about our event venue and find activity recommendations for your stay.


The Venue
Ontraport HQ
Santa Barbara, CA

2030 Alameda Padre Serra 
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Santa Barbara is a world-renowned vacation destination with stunning beaches, wine tasting, fine dining and nightlife. Ontraport’s campus, once home to the University of California, Santa Barbara, is located on the beautiful Riviera just a few miles from the beach.

Visitor's Guide

Welcome to Santa Barbara
Though your experience at OPLZA will be centered around learning skills and strategies to grow your business, there’s no reason not to make the most of your time in Santa Barbara, a world-renowned vacation destination with stunning beaches, wine tasting, fine dining, nightlife and outdoor recreation. Here are our top recommendations for where to kick back after a full day of business-building.

State Street
Explore beautiful, historic Downtown Santa Barbara. Lined with palm trees and shops, boutiques, galleries, and delicious eateries, there's a hidden gem around every corner. 


La Arcada Court
, food and shopping
Santa Barbara Public Market, food and drink
The Good Lion, cocktails
Joe's Cafe, a Santa Barbara classic
The French Press, coffee roasters
Handlebar Coffee Roasters, coffee roasters
McConnell's Fine Ice Creams, local's favorite
The Arlington Theatre, host to the SB International Film Festival
Funk Zone
If you're looking to add a splash of color to your stay, take a trip to the Funk Zone, full of microbreweries, wineries, local art, eclectic shops, and incredible farm-to-table restaurants. 


The Lark, delicious family-style eating
FisHouse, fresh seafood
The Nook, casual dining
The Lucky Penny, casual dining
Lama Dog Tap Room & Bottle Shop, craft beer
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co, taproom
Municipal Winemakers, wine tasting
Stearns Wharf
One of the best locations in Santa Barbara for a beautiful sunrise or sunset, Stearns Wharf is the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Shellfish Company, seasonal fresh seafood

Longboard's Grill, casual dining on the ocean
Moby Dick, delicious breakfast
Sea Center, museum of natural history
Deep Sea Wine Tasting Room, wine with a view
The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company​​​​​​​
Santa Barbara Harbor
Located west of Stearns Wharf, the Santa Barbara Harbor boasts an array of gourmet restaurants and oceanfront activities. Try out paddle boarding, scuba diving, or take a chance at whale watching.  


Brophy Brothers, great food and great views
On the Alley, casual eating
Channel Island Outfitters, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding
Santa Barbara Sailing Center, fun on the water
Santa Barbara Yacht Club, local's favorite
Maritime Museum, learn about California's maritime history
East Beach

Nestled to the east of Stearns Wharf, East Beach is perfect for any sun-lover, with volleyball courts, picnic facilities, weekend art shows, and a scenic bike path that winds through sand and palm trees.  


East Beach Tacos, local's favorite (try the Triple PLay)
Chase Palm Park, waterfront park
Santa Barbara Zoo

​Andrée Clark Bird Refuge​​​​​​, a 42-acre open space park
Wheel Fun Rentals, coastal bike rentals

​​​​​​​Iconic Santa Barbara
Curious about Santa Barbara and her history? There's so much more to see away from the main streets. Walk along our historic roads and explore carefully preserved Spanish architecture. 


Santa Barbara Courthouse

Old Mission Santa Barbara
Presidio Neighborhood

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
The Granada Theatre
Douglas Family Preserve

Ontraport Headquarters
Join us at the ​​​​2019
Ontraport User Conference

As a community of driven entrepreneurs and marketers, we believe in taking action — which means you’ll leave OPLZA prepared to make a bigger impact and equipped with the skills and strategies to make it happen. Reserve your spot at OPLZA today.