Santa Ynez Valley is a valley near Santa Barbara, California. This valley full of breathtaking views sits between the Santa Ynez and the San Rafael mountains. Many activities can be sampled in all the lovely towns of the Santa Ynez valley. And along with activities there are many choices for comfortable sleeping accommodations. Solvang being a more populated area, it has a lot more lodging accommodations. Solvang is also a very large tourist attraction due to it’s adorable city sites, making it a higher attraction to it’s surrounding communities.
Solvang being a Danish themed community, a lot of hotels and other corporate like buildings follow the theme. Solvang brings a more European vibe with it’s walkable streets, local markets, bakeries, restaurants with wine tasting and there are also beautiful windmills and landmarks to view. Solvang doesn’t just offer shopping and food though it’s also a great place to start your journey of the valley and the other communities in the area. With a variety of 30 wineries within 10 miles of Solvang, it is a great place to retreat for spirits and happiness. If you are looking for a hotel that is close to the main street of the town, Solvang Ca Hotel, Hadsten House and Hotel Corque are great places to spend the night. Solvang also offers a more comfortable stay in the hospitality industry such as a plethora of bed and breakfasts to accommodate to your needs.
But if you wish to move along from Solvang, Santa Ynez offers a few hotels for your sleeping accommodations such as the Santa Ynez Inn and the Sanja Cota Motor Lodge. By being a slight bit farther from Solvang, it does make it a cost effective option.
Entertainment is only a short drive south on Mission Drive in Santa Yenz, the Chumash Casino and Resort has a large assortment of entertainment and fun. If you are looking for a great time, Chumash Casino has it all as a twenty four hour gaming station, slot machines, table games, bingo, a live poker room and Keno. If you need a snack or a souvenir, the resort also accommodates those needs with three restaurants and a few gift shops. If the casino looses your interest, the Chumash also offers concerts and shows. Chumash is known for a variety of things, such as martial arts fights and the occasional boxing, which is great for a variety of entertainment. Santa Yenz is also a quite family oriented place with fishing, hiking, biking, golfing and horseback riding.
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