Encourage your little ones' enthusiasm for experiencing new things with an excursion to Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum.
You'll find it in Santa Maria, which is about 260 miles (418 kilometers) out of the state capital, Sacramento.
There's a nice variety of accommodations that are a short commute away from Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum. Take your pick from 8 possibilities, all within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the site. The Historic Santa Maria Inn, the Best Western Plus Big America and the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites are a few that are popular, and they're just 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers), 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively.
Why not reserve a place closer to the cheaper end of the spectrum? It's a great way to stay on top of your vacation budget. You might wish to check out the Travelodge Santa Maria which is 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away. An alternative solution is the Motel 6 Santa Maria - South, just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Cafe culture varies widely across the globe. Order a hot drink from Theatre Cafe, just a short stroll from Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum, and enjoy the small differences! Another eminent local establishment is Taco Ranchero, which features a great range of meals and a convenient location. You'll laugh and smile when you talk about your day while enjoying a few glasses of your favorite beverage at 510 Event Center, also just a short stroll away.