Anyone visiting Santa Barbara with kids will find that this Californian city is a veritable playground for children of all ages, with heaps of things to do. Santa Barbara's weather is perfect for family vacations throughout the year, with sunny summers (bring sunscreen!) and winters that are a little more chilly and rainy. There's nothing you can't do with your kids on a family vacation, however, with the help of an umbrella and a few layers of clothing. Here are some kids' vacation ideas for Santa Barbara.