If you go north about more or less 45 minutes of drive in Santa Barbara in California, there you will see a river valley you call the Santa Ynez Valley. If you look at the east flank of the valley, there you will see the San Rafael Mountains while the Santa Ynez Mountains are what you see at the west flank of the valley. In this valley, you can check out the town that has a Danish style feel to it you call Solvang. If you intend to explore its commercial town, check out Buellton, and then move to Los Olivos to check out more unique storefronts and get to experience one of the best wine tasting experiences there are. There is also the small community they call Ballard and Santa Ynez that is located near the Chumash Casino Resort.
In this valley, you have several Santa Ynez hotels and accommodations to choose from while exploring and spending some time in the valley. Among the many places that Santa Ynez offers, Solvang is the largest city of them all. Having more than 5,000 as their population, this is the place that has a lot of lodging options and Solvang hotels amounting to over 700 guest rooms all in all. A lot of tourists from across the globe have grown attracted to Solvang making it one of the most popular destinations for more than a million tourists every single year. However, if you ever run out of living accommodations in the area, you can still look for more in the other communities of the valley.
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.
If you are looking for a good place to be exploring what the valley offers, then Solvang is the right place for you. Within 10 miles of the entire Solvang, you see more than 30 wineries there. When this city is the place that you want to live in to explore the valley, choose from bed and breakfast options to Solvang hotels in the area. From the main street through this town, you will find all the most popular Solvang hotels just on Mission Drive or within a few blocks of it.
Your options of living arrangements like in Santa Ynez hotels are many. In terms of price of hotels, Santa Ynez hotels are cheaper. 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.