Thinking about exploring Santa Barbara? To experience it like the locals do, reserve places to base you adventure which are just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Santa Ynez. The Travelocity hotel guide currently has 3 accommodations within easy driving distance of Santa Ynez.
The Bacara Resort & Spa is located 15 miles (25 kilometers) from the downtown precinct of Santa Ynez. Alternatively, the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn is about 6 miles (10 kilometers) away. Some other accommodation options are the Victorian Mansion at Los Alamos and the Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta.
Following exploring Santa Ynez, it's worth putting aside some time to uncover the many other delights of the Central California area. Travel around Central California's lighthouses. Outdoorsy types should make the time to relish the region's valleys and rolling hills. Visitors in this pocket of United States of America commonly enjoy snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking.
11 miles (18 kilometers) to the west of Santa Ynez, you can find Buellton, which is where you can spend a few hours exploring Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards and Mosby Winery. If you're planning to spend any time in Buellton, check out the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott and Quality Inn Buellton. 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the west of Santa Ynez, you'll also find Santa Ynez Valley, which is home to the Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant and The Landsby. The Lincourt Vineyards and Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana are a couple of the frequented points of interest to see when you're in Santa Ynez Valley.
If watching stadium sport is always on your mind, be sure to take a trip to Alex G. Spanos Stadium, which is located 60 miles (94 kilometers) to the northwest of Santa Ynez. Book a hotel in the thick the sporting action at the Madonna Inn or the Granada Hotel & Bistro.
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located 18 miles (29 kilometers) from the heart of Santa Ynez. Wise visitors who hope to stay close by can book a convenient option in the Pacifica Suites or the Hampton Inn Goleta.