Travel Information for the Santa Ynez Valley

As of June 15, 2021, California has fully reopened. The Santa Ynez Valley is open for leisure travel. Below you will find additional travel information for the Santa Ynez Valley.

California is fully reopen, with no capacity limits or distancing required by the State.

Beginning Friday, August 6 at 5PM, Santa Barbara County Public Health has mandated the use of face coverings indoors, regardless of vaccination status. In all indoor businesses, employees and patrons will be required to use masks again. The health officer order can be found here.

While all area businesses are allowed to be reopen fully, some have adjusted hours, or are still in the process of transitioning. Please check with individual businesses you wish to visit to confirm business hours, available services, and their individual guidelines.


For local public health information, visit the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department: