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Santa Ynez Valley
Santa Ynez Valley
This burgeoning wine region is located just north of Santa Barbara and is home to more than 60 vineyards.
Attraction type: Valleys
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Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House
Owner description: The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum is home to the an impressive collection of Horse drawn conveyances and Western Saddles as well additional rooms of exhibits depicting... more Owner description: The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum is home to the an impressive collection of Horse drawn conveyances and Western Saddles as well additional rooms of exhibits depicting western life, art and fashion. The Valley Room houses the history of the Santa Ynez Valley with artifacts of the pioneer life as well as a working scale model of the train which ran through the Santa Ynez Valley. The Jeanette Lyons Room has a new exhibit opening March 19, 2017 called "If the Shoe Fits.... displaying footwear over the ages, from whimsical to functional. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Rancho Olivos
Rancho Olivos
Owner description: Rancho Olivos is an olive farm with daily olive oil tastings. We are Open Mon through Thurs 12 pm to 4pm. Fri through Sun we are open 11 am to 4 pm. We are open year round... more Owner description: Rancho Olivos is an olive farm with daily olive oil tastings. We are Open Mon through Thurs 12 pm to 4pm. Fri through Sun we are open 11 am to 4 pm. We are open year round. Rancho Olivos Artisan Extra Virgin Olive oil is made from olives grown on our. We offer the opportunity to see the olive trees which produce our fruit. less
Attraction type: Farms
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Santa Ynez Wine Trail
Santa Ynez Wine Trail
Scenic driving route through Santa Barbara wine country that offers opportunities to tour major wineries along the way.
Attraction type: Scenic Drives; Wineries & Vineyards
Santa Ynez Canyon
Santa Ynez Canyon
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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All places to eat » Places to eat

S Y Kitchen
S Y Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Trattoria Grappolo
Trattoria Grappolo
Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn
Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn
Ranked #3 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Price: $45 - $70
Cuisines: American
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dos Carlitos
Dos Carlitos
Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Vineyard House
The Vineyard House
Ranked #5 of 21 Restaurants in Santa Ynez
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, International
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Chumash Casino Resort Hotel
4.0 of 5
Chumash Casino Resort Hotel
$148 - $580
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Santa Ynez
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King Frederik Inn
2.0 of 5
King Frederik Inn
$95 - $157
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Solvang
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Hamlet Inn
2.0 of 5
Hamlet Inn
$91 - $157
Ranked #9 of 10 Hotels in Solvang
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Santa Ynez Inn
4.0 of 5
Santa Ynez Inn
$255 - $615
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Santa Ynez
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ForFriends Inn
3.5 of 5
ForFriends Inn
$286 - $395
Ranked #1 of 1 Santa Ynez B&B and Inns
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Hotel Corque
4.0 of 5
Hotel Corque
$152 - $376
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Solvang
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa
4.0 of 5
Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa
$367 - $721
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Los Olivos
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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
4.0 of 5
Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
$530 - $841
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Solvang
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