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California's oldest working wharf
One of Santa Barbara’s most visited tourist attractions and California’s oldest working wharf, Stearns Wharf offer a wide range of shopping and dining experience, mixed with breathtaking views to be enjoyed.
Dating back to 1872 and named after its builder, local lumberman John P. Stearns, the pier of Stearns Wharf used to be the longest deep-water pier between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Today, Stearns Wharf attracts thousands of visitors looking to enjoy the ocean breeze, visit the aquarium to find out more about the local marine life, see the local fishing boats unloading their morning catches, take whale watching cruises, fine dine and taste the region’s wines.