- TripBuzz discovered 59 different types of activities for couples in the Goleta area, including Movie Theaters (like West Wind Santa Barbara Drive-In), Hiking Trails (like Lizards Mouth Trail), Nature & Wildlife Areas (like Coronado Butterfly Preserve) and Parks (like Goleta Beach Park), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 146 date ideas in or near Goleta, California, including 123 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Olivos, Solvang, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez.
Home to a lake, Lake Los Carneros Park provides water access for fishing along with a walking trail around the lake's perimeter. The park offers mountain views, access to the Stow House and Railroad Museum and wildlife viewing opportunities.
At 6 miles round trip, Gaviota Peak Trail offers visitors a challenging hike through a scenic meadow hillside. At the summit, visitors receive panoramic views of the surrounding valley and distant views of the Pacific Ocean.
Girsh Park offers a Multi-Sport Field that is set up for youth baseball, adult softball, soccer, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, dog events and rugby. The park is also used for summer camp, The Lemon Festival and Wags and Wiskers dog event.
Spanning a total of 6 miles, Goleta Point is a peninsula that offers visitors the opportunity to experience picturesque views of the coastline. Visitors commonly enjoy hiking the surrounding area and viewing the many ecosystems native to the peninsula.
The Fairview Gardens in Goleta, California is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to urban farming and agriculture appreciation. It hosts a variety of programs for kids, teens and adults. Free self-guided tours are available without a reservation, and large groups may reserve guided tours.
One of the few locations to offer horseback riding on the Central Coast, Circle Bar B Guest Ranch has rides lasting anywhere from 1.5 to 4 hours. Not truly a dude ranch though; the operation is run out of a motel.