In California, 45 minutes north of Santa Barbara, you will come across a wondrous river valley you call the Santa Ynez Valley. The valley is being flank by the east by the San Rafael Mountains while by the west by the Santa Ynez Mountains. As you explore this valley, you will see Solvang that is well known for its amazing town that has a Danish style and feel to it. For the most exquisite wine tasting experience, you can check out Los Olivos that has great storefronts as well Buellton that is a town of commerce. This valley is also comprised of a small community that is Ballard and also has the town of Santa Ynez that is found near the Chumash Casino Resort.
If you are thinking of exploring what this valley offers, do know that you have a lot of accommodation options and Santa Ynez hotels to choose from. Solvang is basically the largest city the valley offers. With over a population of 5,000, you see a number of Solvang hotels and lodging options with more than 700 guest rooms. Each year, over a million visitors go to Solvang with its being very much attractive to tourists. But then, if you do not want to have a lot of competition with your loding choice in this city, there are other areas of the valley that have a wide variety of lodging options to give you too.
With the village having a Danish theme, if you look at most Solvang hotels, you will see that their room interiors and exteriors are inspired by the Danish. Solvang is one of those rare places where its shops are just located in walking distances from their more than 150 shops intended for arts and crafts, gifts, antiques, apparel, restaurants, wine tasting rooms, and bakeries. In this city, you will find three parks, four windmills, and historic landmarks as well.
There is no better place but Solvang when it comes to serving as your base to which you can check out various areas and attractions of the valley. Just 10 miles of the city of Solvang, you can even access more or less 30 wineries there. There are lots of Solvang hotels and bed and breakfast options to choose from. Being on Mission Drive or a few blocks from it is where you find most of the best and biggest Solvang hotels.
If you intend to go out of Solvang, there are some Santa Ynez hotels that you can choose from. Santa Ynez hotels are more affordable than Solvang hotels. But then, if you want more fun and entertainment times in the valley, you should be staying at the Chumash Casino Resort. This particular hotel has a four-star diamond rating having over 100 rooms and guest suites.