From Santa Barbara travel over the San Marcos Pass where the fertile wine country of the Santa Ynez Valley has produced World Class award-winning wines, and the slower pace of relaxed country and ranch living in vast open spaces, is assured. Or, take the scenic coastal CA-Hwy 101 up and down the coast to experience the vast coastal splendor outside the city limits. Whatever route is chosen, the scenery promises to be spectacular, the final destination – memorable. Santa Ynez Valley is made of up several small-town jewels each with their own distinct personality and unique offerings.
SOLVANG – One will think they have been transported to an old-world Danish town, complete with period architecture and authentic windmills. It is a unique destination with tasty international cuisine, a bounty of bakeries, regional wine tasting rooms, and a personality that is fun and full of life. There are plenty of hotels, cottages, and modern neighborhoods – something for everyone.
LOS OLIVOS – Named in 1887 for a ranch with 5000 olive trees, Los Olivos was once a stagecoach stop between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Today, boasting tasting rooms that feature over 120 different local wines, this once sleepy little town is alive with activity, fine epicurean fare, and a flair for showcasing some of California’s most delicious vintages. Historic Victorian homes blend seamlessly in the rural landscape with working ranches, farms, and modern luxury real estate.
SANTA YNEZ – Strolling through the streets of the tiny town of Santa Ynez, one can’t tell if it’s 2018, or 1818! Period architecture has been preserved from by-gone days, giving this haven an authentic cowboy style that feels like something out of an old western film. Brought up to today’s standards, cool boutiques, fine restaurants, wine tasting rooms, and coffee stops blend with a welcoming neighborhood quaintness that is relaxed and unhurried. For more action, The Chumash Casino is only minutes from this quiet whistlestop.
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