The Santa Ynez Valley is particularly a river valley that you can find in the north of Santa Barbara in California where you must drive about 45minutes. What flanks the valley on the west and on the east are the Santa Ynez Mountains and San Rafael Mountains, respectively. In this valley, you can check out the town that has a Danish style feel to it you call Solvang. While Buellton is its commercial town, in Los Olivos, there you will see some of the best wine tasting areas and storefronts. If you want to have some casino game nights in the valley, go to Santa Ynez that is home to the Chumash Casino Resort and also check out their small community called Ballard.
In this valley, you have several Santa Ynez hotels and accommodations to choose from while exploring and spending some time in the valley. Solvang is basically the largest city the valley offers. That being said, it is here that there are more than 5,000 people thriving in the location and over 700 guest rooms being offered by their Solvang hotels and lodges. Each year, over a million visitors go to Solvang with its being very much attractive to tourists. Even so, there are other valley communities that will be able to give you a wide range of lodging options.
You see Danish theme just about anywhere in this village where when you look at their Solvang hotels, they come with Danish style room interiors as well as exterior architecture. Solvang is a city that can easily be explored by foot with more than 150 shops for apparel, gifts, antiques, arts and crafts, restaurants, bakeries, and wine tasting rooms. In this city, you will find three parks, four windmills, and historic landmarks as well.
If you are looking for a good place to be exploring what the valley offers, then Solvang is the right place for you. There are more than 30 wineries in the 10 miles of the area of Solvang. When this city is the place that you want to live in to explore the valley, choose from bed and breakfast options to Solvang hotels in the area. Most big hotels in Solvang are just within the main street of the town you call Mission Drive.
If you intend to go out of Solvang, there are some Santa Ynez hotels that you can choose from. Santa Ynez hotels are more affordable than Solvang hotels. But then, if you want more fun and entertainment times in the valley, you should be staying at the Chumash Casino Resort. Having a four-star diamond rating, this hotel will be able to offer you with amazing guest suits and rooms of over a hundred.