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Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Ynez, CA
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This burgeoning wine region is located just north of Santa Barbara and is home to more than 60 vineyards.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“los olivos” (15 reviews)
“rolling hills” (5 reviews)
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Santa Ynez, CA
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"los olivos"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 6 reviews
"rolling hills"
in 5 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"back roads"
in 2 reviews
"driving around"
in 3 reviews
"different wines"
in 3 reviews
"central california"
in 2 reviews
"great wineries"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 2 reviews
"ranches"
in 14 reviews
"towns"
in 14 reviews
"mission"
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"hiking"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove through Santa Ynez Valley & Los Olivos on our meandering journey to "find Neverland" aka as locate the former estate of Michael Jackson. After locating the property at the end of a gorgeous side road (you can't see anything of the property except...More

Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

you will feel like you are in Tuscany... or Napa without the crowds. worth renting bikes and going town to town. or drinking your way winery to winery. great general aviation airport. less crowded than Santa Barbara. biking is great, but roads are TERRIBLE! bring...More

1  Thank anengineeredtraveler
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Half an hour away and an easy drive from the coast is a cowboy country & vineyard extravaganza. There’s a lot to explore in these lovely hills including frontier towns, fine restaurants & truly special wine tasting experiences. TIP: the spring wildflower season centered around...More

Thank Joan H
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This place is just gorgeous. We went to visit wineries but there's only so much you can drink, both from an alcohol and fiscal standpoint, so we also visited them for photo opps. Really enjoyed the area and would love to return.

Thank intlwanderlust
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a lovely area, great for hiking and biking. There are also dozens of wineries, if you're into wine tasting. The scenery and landscape are very appealing. There are horse ranches, farms, etc. everywhere. Solvang and Los Olivos were mob scenes when we drove...More

1  Thank PrinceConsort
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Quite beautiful rolling hills of the Santa Ines valley are a mixture of pastureland, farmland and vineyards, with a few trees thrown in for good measure. Pleasant to drive thru and experience.

Thank David B L
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

No matter what time of year, SY valley is beautiful! We love the vistas of the rolling hills. Very relaxing environment

Thank Cayce M
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The Valley is certainly worth the time investment to get here. Ths sights, the smells, and the climate make it unique, the culture makes it a charmer.

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Totally enjoyable tour of the area wineries. Very informative and excellent tasting experience. Great way to spend a relaxed afternoon.

1  Thank GeorgiaPeach12342017
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Within driving distance to LA or Santa Barbara this is a great place to visit. There is plenty to do including camping, wine tasting, shopping and a casino. Solvang is an interesting Dutch style town with loads of shops, antiques and a theater. There are...More

1  Thank Green1Ma
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Nearby
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Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
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Hampton Inn & Suites Buellton/Santa Ynez Valley
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Quality Inn Santa Ynez Valley
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Sleepy Hollow Motel
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Nearby Restaurants
Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
676 reviews
5.99 km away
Sides Hardware and Shoes - a Brothers Restaurant
462 reviews
5.91 km away
Panino
171 reviews
5.95 km away
Petros
174 reviews
6.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Firestone Vineyard
163 reviews
.07 km away
Andrew Murray Vineyards
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1.50 km away
Grapeline Wine Tours Santa Barbara
269 reviews
.12 km away
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