Things to Do in Buellton, California

A Friendly Town – With Great Eats And Adventure

Buellton sits in the shadow of the Santa Rita Hills, an American Viticultural Area known for its world class grapes. Abundant sunshine year round and cool nights shrouded in coastal fog create the perfect atmosphere for delicate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. You’ll quickly notice how friendly and accommodating Buellton is for everyone, including the kids and dogs. A respite from the big city lights, Buellton is a perfect vacation destination.

Eat, Play and Stay In Buellton

Wondering where to eat? With an abundance of amazing restaurants, is impossible to leave Buellton feeling hungry. Indulge in a steak cooked to perfection on an oak fire pit, or try out an exceptional wood fired pizza. There are also an abundance of restaurants focused on locavore inspired dishes. Feeling thirsty? Check out our award winning breweries or visit the largest custom-crush wine facility between Los Angeles and San Francisco. There are also two fantastic distilleries here in town, that offer tastings of fine whiskey, vodka, moonshine, limoncello, tegave and more.

Buellton – Outdoors and Entertainment

There’s plenty to do in this vibrant, blooming town. Immerse yourself in nature by hiking or biking the bountiful scenic rural roads and trails that rich with natural beauty. Kids and adults alike will love Ostrichland, where you can get up close with, and even feed, this rare bird.

Zaca Creek Golf Course is a gentle, 9 hole, Par 3 course nestled along the Santa Ynez River and is great for players of all abilities. If nightlife is more your scene, you’ll be delighted by the entertainment offered on the weekends at various locations around town.

Where to Stay in Buellton

Our amazing hotels offer a variety of amenities and services, including some that are pet friendly. If you would rather go “glamping”,  you’ll love our local RV resort.


To learn more about Buellton, visit the Buellton Visitors Bureau & Chamber of Commerce at DiscoverBuellton.com.


Plan Your Trip


Brick Barn Wine Estate

Brick Barn Wine Estate

795 W. Hwy 246, Buellton, CA 93427
805.686.1208

Brick Barn Wine Estate stands at a winegrowing frontier unto itself in the western Santa Ynez Valley.

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DorWood Distillery

DorWood Distillery

201 Industrial Way #D, Buellton, California
805-691-9259

When you visit DorWood Distillery you are immersed in the whole distilling, aging and tasting process.

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Final Girl Wines

Final Girl Wines

P.O. Box 126, Buellton, CA, 93427
(805) 350-2758

Peter and Anna are a husband and wife team that blend their two great passions of horror and wine to create Final Girl Wines.

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McClain Cellars

McClain Cellars

140 Industrial Way, Unit E, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 426-4441

Luxury winery, barrel & wine-tasting lounge with a hip modern industrial vibe. Offers 90-96 Point reds, whites, snacks & more.

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Babcock Winery & Vineyards

Babcock Winery & Vineyards

5175 E. Hwy 246, Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 736-1455

Passionately crafted from top notch Central Coast fruit for over four decades, Babcock wines truly speak of volume, balance, and place.

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Community Clayworks

Community Clayworks

37 Industrial Way, Unit 111, Buellton, CA 93427
(646) 709-7861

Community Clayworks is an inclusive ceramics studio where people of all ages come to play, learn, and create. Make clay part of your weekend away!

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Santa Ynez Valley Horseback Rides

Santa Ynez Valley Horseback Rides

River View Park, 151 Sycamore Drive, Buellton, CA 93427
805-693-4600

Enjoy enchanting horseback rides along and across the rustic Santa Ynez River or a Magical Pony Encounter for kids age 2 and up, featuring Unicorns!

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The Tavern at Zaca Creek

The Tavern at Zaca Creek

1297 Jonata Park Rd, Buellton, CA 93427
(805) 688-2412

The Tavern Zaca Creek - Seasonally-inspired steakhouse offering locally-sourced seafood & organic produce. Specialty cocktails, spirits, local wines.

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Tomi Cellars

Tomi Cellars

140 Industrial Way, D2, Buellton, CA 93427
(818) 515-5422

Premium Handcrafted Wines

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The Inn at Zaca Creek

The Inn at Zaca Creek

1297 Jonata Park Road, Buellton, CA 93427,
(805)688-2412

The Inn at Zaca Creek offers a luxurious and relaxing getaway for you and your family and friends in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.

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Hotel Hygge

Hotel Hygge

550 Avenue Of The Flags, Buellton, Ca 93427
805-350-7482

A SCANDINAVIAN TAKE ON A SANTA YNEZ VALLEY GETAWAY

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