If you go north about more or less 45 minutes of drive in Santa Barbara in California, there you will see a river valley you call the Santa Ynez Valley. The valley is being flank by the east by the San Rafael Mountains while by the west by the Santa Ynez Mountains. In this valley, you can find the town of Solvang that is well known for its Danish style homes. If you intend to explore its commercial town, check out Buellton, and then move to Los Olivos to check out more unique storefronts and get to experience one of the best wine tasting experiences there are. This valley is also comprised of a small community that is Ballard and also has the town of Santa Ynez that is found near the Chumash Casino Resort.
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. Having more than 5,000 as their population, this is the place that has a lot of lodging options and Solvang hotels amounting to over 700 guest rooms all in all. A lot of tourists from across the globe have grown attracted to Solvang making it one of the most popular destinations for more than a million tourists every single year. However, if you ever run out of living accommodations in the area, you can still look for more in the other communities of the valley.
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.
Solvang is the perfect starting point in having to explore the valley as well as its various areas. Just 10 miles of the city of Solvang, you can even access more or less 30 wineries there. If you want to stay in this city, your options of Solvang hotels and bed and breakfasts are many. Most big hotels in Solvang are just within the main street of the town you call Mission Drive.
The city Santa Ynez also has a number of lodging and accommodation options. In terms of price of hotels, Santa Ynez hotels are cheaper. For a place that is free from dullness and is a lot of fun, you can just go south in Santa Ynez and check into the Chumash Casino Resort for more fun and games. Having a four-star diamond rating, this hotel will be able to offer you with amazing guest suits and rooms of over a hundred.