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Santa Maria overview

Visitors to Santa Maria have positive things to say about this family-friendly city and its restaurants. You'll enjoy the wineries, beaches, and live music while in town. You can take in the local culture of Santa Maria at Natural History Museum and Santa Maria Valley Historical Society. While you're here, stop by Simas Park and Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum.

Where to stay in Santa Maria

A welcoming city for all, Santa Maria has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 16 hotels in Santa Maria and you can shop as many as 65 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 50 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Santa Maria as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 27 4-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 40 3-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 28 2-star hotels from 54 USD per night

How to get to Santa Maria

Fly into Santa Maria, CA (SMX-Santa Maria Public), 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the heart of Santa Maria. San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) is the next closest major airport, 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away. Santa Maria Station is the closest train station, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city center.

What to see around Santa Maria

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Bien Nacido Vineyards
  • • Cambria Winery
  • • Kenneth Volk Vineyards
  • • Riverbench Vineyard and Winery
  • • Foxen Vineyard and Winery
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Natural History Museum
  • • Santa Maria Valley Historical Society
  • • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
  • • Santa Maria Civic Theatre
  • • Marian and Severson Theaters
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Simas Park
  • • Santa Maria Fairpark
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Boomers! Santa Maria
  • • Sunset Ridge Golf Center
  • • Santa Maria Country Club
  • • Santa Maria Museum of Flight
  • • Rancho Sisquoc Winery