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What Are The Well Liked Rental Amenities in Toro Canyon, CA?

Toro Canyon, CA Rental Amenities

Above shows the popular amenities in Toro Canyon and the number of the rental properties associated with each amenity. In Toro Canyon, 1215 rentals offer Internet or Wifi, 1071 rentals offer TV, 1067 rentals offer Bed linens provided. So, if you need Internet or Wifi during your vacation, use the Internet or Wifi filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Pool, Hot Tub.

Which Price Range Is Considered As A Good Deal in Toro Canyon, CA Area?

Vacation House & Condo Rental Price Information in Toro Canyon, CA

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Toro Canyon has the largest percentage (21.50%) of homes in $500+ price range.
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Which Accommodations Should I Pick in Toro Canyon, CA?
Top Rental Accommodations in Toro Canyon, CA
Before visiting Toro Canyon, it is a good idea to explore all the accommodation types in this area, and pick the one that fits your group well. All the available accommodation types are: House, Condo, Hotel, Apartment, Cottage, Resort, Studio, Townhome, Villa, Estate, Guest House, Bungalow, Bed And Breakfast, Hotel Suites, Lodge, Farmhouse, Building, Corporate Apartment, Recreational Vehicle, Cabin. House is the most-liked rental type, with the largest percentage of 54.66%. The biggest home in this area available for rent is around 13500 square feet.The least popular accommodation in Toro Canyon is Cabin rentals
How Many Rental Accommodations Are Pets Friendly in Toro Canyon, CA?
Pets Allowed vs Not Allowed in Toro Canyon, CA
25.11% of vacation homes in Toro Canyon are pet friendly. Either you bring your loved pets on vacation or you have pet allergies, make sure to select the homes by applying the right filters.
What Are The Must-Visit Places in Toro Canyon, CA?
Tourist Attractions In Toro Canyon, CA

Here we list the must-visit places in Toro Canyon:

How Many Airports in Toro Canyon, CA?
Top Airports in Toro Canyon, CA

3 airport(s) close to Toro Canyon are:

What are the nightlife spots in Toro Canyon, CA?
Nightlife Spots

Rincon Beach Bar offers small plates, beer wine, and cocktails with dining that is totally outdoor. Menu items include tacos, skillet baked mac & cheese, shrimp, poke, crab cakes, burgers, soups, salads, and more. They offer specialty cocktails including the Watermelon Wave, Pomegranate Splash, and Surfer’s Lemonade. They have a bottle and draft beers as well as wines by the glass or the bottle. They are located at 3805 Santa Clause Lane in Carpinteria.

Corktree Cellars Wine Bar and Bistro is a great place to relax and hang out with friends. The goal when the bistro opened was to create a location where people could enjoy a bite to eat and great wines in a casual atmosphere, a goal they have definitely achieved. Find them at 910 Linden Avenue.

SoHO Restaurant and Music Club opened in what was the Bluebird Café with the vision of creating a space that would promote live local music artists. Today, SoHO is the heart of live music in Santa Barbara, offering great music, delicious drinks, and a fun atmosphere. Music acts include Luca Stricagnoli, Elderbrook, JMSN, Fruit Bats, and more. Find them at 1221 State Street in Santa Barbara.

What are the activities in Toro Canyon, CA that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Children will love touring Canzelle Alpacas, an alpaca farm located just five minutes from Toro Canyon. A guide takes you into multiple pastures where you can meet and feed the herd of alpacas as well as llamas and more. There is also a gift shop where you can find all types of llama and alpaca-related merchandise. The farm is located at 4036 Foothill Road in Carpinteria.

Located at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Carpinteria is one of the few small beach communities left in California. The Los Padres National Forest, located just north of the town, offers many hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. However, the construction of private residences blocked some trails leading to the backcountry. Franklin Trailhead was designed to reconnect the town to the stunning forest around it. It begins at Carpinteria High School, circling north through agricultural property, along ranch roads and the Rancho Monte Alegre. The two phases of the trail which are now open offer panoramic views of islands, coastline and valley along with mountain crests.

Located along Channel Drive in Montecito, Butterfly Beach is popular with many locals who love to walk their dogs along the water’s edge. It is also possible to run into a celebrity or two as Montecito and the Biltmore are home to many of the rich and famous. The sunset is stunning, and the beach is unimproved which makes it a great place to take the kids without worrying about activities that may distract them from a relaxing day at the beach. The beach is just over five minutes from the valley.

The Santa Barbara Zoo is a great place to spend a day with the family. Ride the C.P. Huntington train that circles the perimeter of the zoo and check out the giraffe feeding deck. The kids will love feeding the Masai giraffes and seeing the many animals housed in the zoo. The zoo is located at 500 Ninos Drive in Santa Barbara, just 10 minutes from the canyon.

What are the must-visit places in Toro Canyon, CA?
Must See Attractions

Toro Canyon Park, tucked into the hills near Montecito, offers hiking and walking trails for all levels. There is a trail departing the picnic area that takes you to a gazebo overlooking the canyon. There are picnic areas that you can reserve for family reunions or large gatherings as well. Some of the areas have electricity, water and are close to the playgrounds. One will allow you to rent a bouncy house for an additional fee for added fun if you are planning an event there. The park is located at 576 Toro Canyon Park.

Surfing is a popular activity in the Toro Canyon area and one of the best places to do that is in Rincon Beach County Park. The beach offers picnic tables, restrooms as well as stunning views that are perfect for relaxing with your feet in the sand. Swimming and surfing are permitted. The beach can be found on Via Real in Carpinteria.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Toro Canyon, CA?
Trip Planning

On the first day, start off by spending the morning at Toro Canyon State Park before heading to Rincon Beach for some swimming and surfing. Grab lunch at Esau’s Café then spend the afternoon at Canzelle Alpacas and the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Preserve. Grab dinner at Little Dom’s Seafood.

The next day visits Casa del Herrero and the Reagan Center after breakfast at The Worker Bee Café. Take a ride to the Santa Barbara Zoo and Lotusland. Enjoy lunch at the Padaro Beach Grill before heading to Butterfly Beach for the afternoon. Drink some wine at Corktree Cellars or a unique brew at brewLAB before heading to dinner at Delgado’s. End the night at Soho for some specialty cocktails and live music.

How to get around in Toro Canyon, CA?
Transportations

The closest airport to Toro Canyon, California, is Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, about 20 minutes away. You can use the Santa Barbara MTD Line 20 into Toro Canyon, a trip that takes about 20 minutes. You could also take a taxi or rideshare to the area, but you may want to rent a car to travel to all the attractions in the area.

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Toro Canyon, CA?
Art & Culture Places

Located at 217 State Street in Santa Barbara, just five minutes from Toro Canyon, the Reagan Ranch Center offers classrooms, lecture space, a movie theater, and exhibits related to the Reagan Ranch. The center provides the story of the ranch and its place in history. There is a gallery depicting Rancho del Cielo, known as the Western White House during Reagan’s presidency as well as exhibits related to Reagan’s legacy.

Casa del Herrero, or “House of the Blacksmith,” is a 1920s style home with expansive gardens open to the public. The house brings to life the heyday of the region as well as the lifestyle of the original owner, George Fox Steedman. There are exhibits of the fifteenth and sixteenth-century fine art as well as artistic objects from The Golden Age of Spain. There are sketchbooks, drawings and horticultural records regarding the garden design as well. The house is located at 1387 East Valley Road in Montecito.

What are the travel peak seasons in Toro Canyon, CA?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperatures on Toro Canyon are as follows:

  • January – low of 56F (13C); high of 70F (21C)
  • February – low of 54F (12C); high of 69F (21C)
  • March – low of 56F (13C); high of 73F (23C)
  • April – low of 57F (14C); high of 74F (23C)
  • May – low of 60F (16C); high of 77F (25C)
  • June – low of 62F (17C); high of 80F (27C)
  • July – low of 67F (19C); high of 86F (30C)
  • August – low of 69F (21C); high of 88F (31C)
  • September – low of 69F (21C); high of 88F (31C)
  • October – low of 65C (18C); high of 82F (28C)
  • November – low of 61F (16C); high of 77F (25C)
  • December – low of 56F (13C); high of 70F (21C)

The area gets around 18 inches of rain each year.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Toro Canyon, CA?
Hidden Gems

Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is one of the oldest clubs in the country, founded over 110 years ago. It is the most active and the largest on the West Coast. Take in a polo match, watching some of the world’s best athletes compete. During the warm months, matches are held Friday through Sunday most weeks. Find the Polo Club at 3375 Foothill Road #1200 in Carpinteria, just a few minutes from Toro Canyon.

The Carpinteria Salt Marsh is home to many endangered birds and plants, providing sanctuary to many. Here you can see the Salt Marsh Bird’s Beak, the Light-footed Clapper Rail, and Belding’s Savannah Sparrow. The Salt Marsh offers docent-led tours as well as self-tour options. You can enter the Salt Marsh at Ash Avenue, across from the Solimar Sands condominiums.

Polish opera singer and socialite, Madame Ganna Walska purchased an estate in 1941, spending the next 43 years creating Lotusland, one of the ten best gardens in the world. The 37-acre property contains collections of exotic plants that express Walska’s personality as well as her love of the dramatic and whimsical. After her death in 1984, the property became a nonprofit botanical garden open to the public. Find the gardens at 695 Ashley Road in Santa Barbara, about 10 minutes from the canyon.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Toro Canyon, CA?
Local Events & Festivals

The California Wine Festival – Santa Barbara is held in July each year in Beachside Chase Palm Park. Enjoy wine, food, and music surrounded by the sea and the sun.

The Surf ‘n’ Suds Beer Festival takes place in August in Carpinteria State Beach and is the largest craft beer festival on the Central Coast. More than 70 craft beer, cider, seltzer, kombucha, and wine options are available. There is live music along with a huge selection of food trucks. Campsites are available at the Carpinteria State Beach campground which is in walking distance to the festival. There is also a Brew Bus that travels to Figueroa Mountain Brewing in Santa Barbara and M Special in Goleta.

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