Six Reasons to VisitSYV this 4th of July Weekend

I was checking out my Facebook newsfeed this morning and was inspired by another tourism page to give you a few reasons to visit the Santa Ynez Valley this 4th of July weekend.

Buellton, Ballard, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, Solvang

Reason Number 1: Why not? If you don’t have plans, make them to get here.

Number 2: It’s beautiful and relaxing.

Number 3: People are friendly.

Number 4: Emphasis on relaxing. It’s a slower pace.

Number 5: Did I mention it is beautiful? The sunsets have been incredible this week, like this one captured by Wildling Museum’s Executive Director Stacey Otte-Demangate.

Stacey Otte-Demangate Los Alamos sunset

And number 6: Fireworks at the Santa Ines Mission in Solvang. Opens at 2pm. Only 8 bucks and kids under 5 are free. Plenty of parking. Food Booths, Fun and Game Booths, A Wonderful Beer and Wine Garden and Kids’ activities including Bouncy Castles, Slides…

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