Your Santa Barbara Weekend Home Getaway
For those longing for the feeling of getting away from Santa Barbara for a few days, a favorite weekend away for many has been El Capitan Canyon. This “luxury campground” is located only about a 25 minutes north of Santa Barbara CA and 15 minutes north of Goleta. The picturesque and semi rustic location in a seaside pocket on 300 plus acres on the Pacific coast, the nature lodging experience at El Capitan Canyon was created for those needing a few days to unwind, relax and touch base with nature. The combination of many traditional resort amenities with the minimalism of the overall experience, El Capitan Canyon has created a pure comfort form many couples as well as families to come to enjoy. A small rustic home away from your Santa Barbara home, El Capitan is a return to many of life's simple beauties. Starting in April and continuing through early October, the Saturday night canyon concert series is one of my favorite excursions out of Santa Barbara. The intimate "concerts" are held in a great open-air venue in El Capitan Canyon that is extremely kid friendly with a huge outdoor fire pit and lawn area. You will find children roasting marshmallows over the open fire, people talking and dancing, while others are stuffing their bellies from the huge BBQ that is grilled up each time. You are also allowed to bring your own personal pick-nick baskets and drinks.