“Good Things Come In Small Packages”
This phrase is perfect for Ballard, California. With a population of only 467, Ballard is the smallest of the region’s towns. However, it also holds some of the Valley’s most treasured gems. A genuine “Little Red Schoolhouse” has been educating young Ballard residents since 1883. The bell still rings to summon students, and it is one of the top-performing schools in Santa Barbara County. Ballard is also home to The Ballard Inn & Restaurant, one of the most romantic B&Bs in the region, where you can enjoy delectable wine-country fusion meals. With an abundance of historic homes, churches, miniature donkeys and more, this town is certainly well worth the visit. Experience the serenity and charm of a well-preserved country town and visit Ballard, California today!