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. In this valley, you can find the town of Solvang that is well known for its Danish style homes. While Buellton is its commercial town, in Los Olivos, there you will see some of the best wine tasting areas and storefronts. If you want to have some casino game nights in the valley, go to Santa Ynez that is home to the Chumash Casino Resort and also check out their small community called Ballard.
When you are going to be visiting this valley, make sure to consider living in the many Santa Ynez hotels and other accommodation options that this valley offers. 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.
The whole city is inspired by the Danish that is why you need not wonder why the room interiors and exterior architecture among Solvang hotels have adapted to the Danish style. With over 150 shops for wine tasting, restaurants, bakeries and antiques, arts and crafts, apparel, and gifts, you will never grow tired of exploring Solvang, most especially that you can just do so by foot. The city is also home to historic landmarks, three parks, and four windmills.
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. Most big hotels in Solvang are just within the main street of the town you call Mission Drive.
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.