Santa Ynez

In the vintage township of Santa Ynez (population 4,418), it’s sometimes hard to tell if it’s 2014 or 1884 with its period-style false-front building facades housing shops, saloons, feed stores and random horses hitched to posts. However, this rather sophisticated cowboy town also boasts plenty of conveniences for modern-day trail riders. A variety of restaurants serve up delicious options from casual burgers, pancakes, and waffles (beloved by locals), to steaks, seafood, regional Italian fare, Latin fusion and locavore cuisine. Modern shops and galleries line streets with horse-shoe embedded crosswalks. Don’t miss the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Society Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House for a fascinating does of Old West heritage and myriad events year-round such as the Vaquero Show & Sale in November. The Chumash Casino Resort is adjacent to the township with 24/7 gaming, live entertainment, dining and a luxurious hotel. Old Santa Ynez Day every June is just one fun time to visit, when the town celebrates with a street fair, parade and country-western entertainment. Cyclists gravitate to Santa Ynez as well for a world-class training center, tours or just the chance to ride a bike along serene country roads – there’s plenty to see and do in the town that gave the Valley its name.


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Adventure Company of Santa Barbara

Adventure Company of Santa Barbara

(805) 884-9283

Adventure Company of Santa Barbara has been providing fun and exciting tours to guests in the Santa Ynez Valley since 1998.

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BlueStar Parking

BlueStar Parking

(805) 819-0527

Santa Barbara's Best, Most Cost-Effective Valet Parking and Attendant Service!
Request a Quote Today...We Cannot Be Underbid!

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Bridlewood Estate Winery

Bridlewood Estate Winery

3555 Roblar Ave. , Santa Ynez, CA 93460,
(805) 688-9000

Bridlewood Estate Winery is committed to making distinctive, refined wines from the finest grapes in the heart of California's Central Coast.

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Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

3539 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-4142

As chefs, brothers Matt & Jeff Nichols continue to experiment with new dishes and cuisine, but always with that “from scratch,” homemade element.

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Caribbean Coffee Co.

Caribbean Coffee Co.

495 Pine Ave Suite A, Goleta, CA 93117‎
(800) 932-5282

Caribbean Coffee Company, Fair Trade, Organic Coffee, Cupped and Roasted with Love in Santa Barbara County since 1986

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Carr Vineyards & Winery

Carr Vineyards & Winery

3563 Numancia St. #101, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-5757

We specialize in the production of ultra premium wines: Pinot Noir, Syrah and Cab Franc from SB County vineyards.

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Chumash Casino Resort

Chumash Casino Resort

3400 Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(800) 248-6274

Chumash Casino Resort’s main attraction is it’s world-class gaming floor, featuring 2,000 slots, table games, bingo, poker and weekly giveaways.

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Circle V Ranch Camp

Circle V Ranch Camp

2550-4747 Highway 154 , Santa Barbara, CA 93105,
(323) 224-6213

Circle V Ranch Camp is nestled in the Los Padres National Forest surrounded by mature oak trees and miles of hiking trails.

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Custom Media

Custom Media

(805) 564-8804

We develop and create compelling one-to-one communication solutions.

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Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar

3544 Sagunto Street, At the Corner of Edison Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460,
(805) 688-0033

Dos Carlitos offers fresh, inspired Mexican cuisine and award-winning margaritas.
Voted “Best Restaurant in Santa Ynez Valley" & "Best Happy Hour".

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El Rancho Marketplace

El Rancho Marketplace

2886 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805)688-4300

We are a full-service Gourmet/Organic/conventional Supermarket, specializing in fresh food, fresh made, fresh locally sourced and Wine

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Forever Posh

Forever Posh

3583 Numancia Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-1444

Forever Posh has been nestled "off the beaten path" for over 12 years in the quaint town of Santa Ynez. Jewelry, Apparel & Accessories galore!

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ForFriends Inn

ForFriends Inn

1121 Edison Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 693-0303

Santa Ynez's only boutique B&B — perfect for getaways, weddings and business retreats. Guests receive over $300 in complimentary wine tastings & food.

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Gainey Vineyard

Gainey Vineyard

3950 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-0558



Our beautiful, Spanish-style Tasting Room is open daily and offers wine tasting and barrel tastings.

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Grapeline Wine Tours

Grapeline Wine Tours

(888) 894-6379

Grapeline - Santa Barbara County's premier Wine Tour - offers an insider's view of Santa Ynez Valley wineries aboard spacious deluxe shuttle coaches.

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Ken Switzer, Realtor

Ken Switzer, Realtor

(805) 680-4622

Real estate services for Santa Barbara County.

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Rancho Oso Guest Ranch & Stables

Rancho Oso Guest Ranch & Stables

3750 Paradise Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105,
(805) 683-5686

Bordered by Los Padres National Forest and the Santa Ynez River, Rancho Oso offers acres of beautiful scenery and endless opportunities.

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Renard & Company

Renard & Company

1106 Edison Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-9025

Renard & Company - Promotional Products: Specializing in unique logo'd merchandise and apparel for any event, promotion or SWAG "Stuff We All Get".

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Roblar Winery

Roblar Winery

3010 Roblar Ave., Santa Ynez, CA 93460
8056862603

Join Roblar Winery's friendly staff for an unforgettable vineyard tour while savoring our award winning wines.

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S.Y. Kitchen

S.Y. Kitchen

1110 Faraday St. , Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 691-9794

S.Y. Kitchen offers fresh, modern Italian dishes in a unique setting, described as "a California version of a little Italian farmhouse."

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Sanja Cota Lodge

Sanja Cota Lodge

3099 E. Hwy 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460,
(805) 688-5525

Located off Highway 246 in Santa Ynez.

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Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce

Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 1738, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 350-8517

The Santa Ynez Chamber is committed to promoting the Township of Santa Ynez, both as our hometown and as a visitor destination.

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Santa Ynez Inn

Santa Ynez Inn

3627 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(800) 643-5774

The luxurious four diamond rated Santa Ynez Inn delivers a unique hotel experience with grace and warm hospitality nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals

Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals

Post Office Box 1704, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 770-7100

Matches travelers with luxury vacation rental properties, with all the luxuries of a hotel in the comfort of a beautifully appointed private home.

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Santa Ynez Valley Historical  Museum

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum

3596 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-7889

The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House celebrate the rich history of the Santa Ynez Valley.

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