Coffee: Goleta, CA
Craft coffee geeks will want to head for California’s first coffee farm, 15 miles up the coast from Santa Barbara, at the
hillside Good Land Organics. Monthly farm tours come with coffee tastings and a guided hike through the lush tropical orchards
with the pioneering farmer, Jay Ruskey. $40; goodlandorganics.com
Best time to go: July, to taste and smell the mature coffee fruit.
Stay: The Hotel Indigo, on the edge of Santa Barbara’s artsy Funk Zone neighborhood, has in-room murals and a rotating gallery of local artists’ work in the common areas. Ask for a room with a private garden. From $199; 2-night min.; indigosantabarbara.com