July 8, 2022

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award


Positive Reviews Put the Garden Among Travelers’ Top 10% of Favorites

Santa Barbara, CA – July 8, 2022 – Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner. The award celebrates accommodations, attractions, and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties listed on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months.

“As challenging as the past year was, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “Ranking among the Travelers’ Choice winners is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. The Garden adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity.”

“It is fantastic to see that so many people responded positively to the Garden, enjoyed their tour through California’s ecosystems, and learned about the importance of native plants,” said Steve Windhager, Ph.D., Executive Director at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. “But beyond that, I love the way they describe how they feel in the Garden – at peace, tranquil, engaged, and just having fun.”

To see visitor reviews or to post a review of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, visit www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g33045-d104227-Reviews-Santa_Barbara_Botanic_Garden-Santa_Barbara_California.html

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About Santa Barbara Botanic Garden: As the first botanic garden in the nation to focus exclusively on native plants, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has dedicated nearly a century of work to better understand the relationship between plants and people. Growing from 13 acres in 1926 to today’s 78 acres, the grounds now include more than 5 miles of walking trails, an herbarium, seed bank, research labs, library, and a public native plant nursery. Amid the serene beauty of the Garden, teams of scientists, educators, and horticulturists remain committed to the original spirit of the organization’s founders – conserve California native plants and habitats to ensure they continue to support life on the planet and can be enjoyed for generations to come. Visit www.SBBotanicGarden.org.

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