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Santa Ynez overview

Santa Ynez is a relaxing place unique for its wineries and casinos. You'll enjoy the ample cheese and dining options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and biking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of California-Santa Barbara. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Gainey Vineyard and Bridlewood Winery. Santa Ynez is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Santa Ynez

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Santa Ynez has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Santa Ynez with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Santa Ynez hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Santa Ynez hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Santa Ynez

Fly in to Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), 18.2 mi (29.2 km) from downtown Santa Ynez. Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public) is the next closest major airport, 30.5 mi (49 km) away.

What to see around Santa Ynez

Fun activities are on hand such as biking, horseback riding, and wine tasting, along with attractions such as:
  • • Gainey Vineyard
  • • Bridlewood Winery
  • • Lincourt Vineyards
  • • Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard
  • • Demetria Estate Winery
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • OstrichLand USA
  • • Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Janeway-Parks Carriage House
  • • Sunny Fields Park
  • • Lake Cachuma
  • • Old Mission Santa Ines
  • • Hans Christian Andersen Museum

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