The charming community of Solvang is nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley as a preserve that was founded by a group of Danish teachers. Solvang is the Danish word meaning “sunny field” and when you visit, you can stop by the Hans Christian Anderson Park and see traditional Scandinavian-style windmills.
The historic town of Los Olivos has expansive views of the lush vineyards in Santa Barbara Wine Country. It is a wonderful place to go for a wine tasting weekend or to explore the eclectic art galleries and shopping areas it is known for.
Known as America's Riviera, Santa Barbara is a relaxed, sun-drenched destination between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The city is home to incredible coastal beaches, golf courses, resorts, restaurants, and a variety of other thrilling activites, events and festivals. From State Street and the Channel Islands to the Santa Ynez Mountains and its famed wine country, Santa Barbara is one of California's ultimate vacation getaways.