Undiscovered Country: Santa Ynez Valley

  • Start: Santa Barbara, CA
  • End: Lompoc, CA
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:35
  • Total Mileage: 56 Miles
  • Number of stops: 3


Enjoy a day filled with mountain scenery, early California history, and the fragrant bouquets of fine wines and fresh flowers in the valley of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Fortunate geographic circumstances create the perfect microclimate for viticulture. Painted caves, fields of flowers, and a painstakingly restored mission round out a day packed with experiences sure to please your senses of taste, smell, and sight. Just northwest of Santa Barbara lies the (relatively) undiscovered Santa Ynez wine country, where some of California's most honored vintners invite you to sample their creations.

Stop #1:

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park
Santa Barbara, CA

Stop #2:

Santa Ynez Wineries
Santa Ynez, CA

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