Unofficial Graduation Requirements



    • Wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley
    • Sample Ice Cream with a silver spoon at local favorite McConell's Ice Cream shop on State St. in SB
    • Visit the Monarch Butterfly Grove (Dec- Feb) in Goleta, the surrounding Ellwood Mesa is great all year
    • Sample a local brew at: Figeuroa Mtn brewery, 805, Surf, or several others
    • Drive PCH through Malibu- perhaps stop for overpriced seafood at popular biker hangout Neptune's Net
    • Get stuck in LA traffic
    • Hike Sandstone Peak in Malibu (short and longer variations, your choice)
    • Eat at Cold Springs Tavern above SB off Hwy. 154
    • Tour SB, don't miss the view from the top of the courthouse
    • Visit the seal rookery on the Carpinteria bluffs, a short walk from Linden Ave or Exit Bailard Rd. (Jan.-April)
    • Hang out in SB's funk zone for dining, drinking, art, and culture
    • Check out the Danish enclave of Solvang


    • Ski Mammoth
    • Visit the Getty Center Museum in LA
    • Check out Venice Beach and Canals
    • Spend a day in LA: Restaurants, shopping, Salsa dancing, nightlife
    • Visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium
    • Drive Rt. 1 through Big Sur
    • Visit a CA National Park besides Channel Islands: Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Sequoia, Pinnacles
    • Get down to San Diego
    • Get up to San Francisco
    • Go to a theme park: Disneyland, Six Flags, Universal Studios, Knott's Berry Farm...
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