Discover the Santa Ynez Valley’s Best Kept Secret
A short drive along the coast north of Santa Barbara, you’ll find the picturesque city of Buellton nestled in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country. Surrounded by California’s famous Sta. Rita Hills AVA and just 10 miles from the sparkling Pacific Ocean, Buellton is a little piece of paradise just off-the-beaten-path.
Visitors come from across the country to savour the region’s year-round sunshine and temperate climate. In fact, Buellton’s unique weather is the secret behind it world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Visitors looking to immerse themselves in nature can hike, bike or horseback ride along the pretty rural roads and stunning scenic trails. In addition, Buellton is just a short car ride away from the ocean where you can surf, swim and sun to your heart’s content.
As you may have guessed, this wine country community is also enthusiastic about food and drink. Since Buellton was dubbed the “Home of Split Pea Soup” back in 1924, it’s been turning heads with its culinary creations. When it comes to quenching your thirst, you’re also spoiled for choice. The local distillery offers up some samples of fine whiskey, vodka and moonshine, breweries beckon you to savour their award-winning brews and with 80 vineyards in the valley there’s an abundant of options for wine tasting too.
Throughout the year Buellton finds time to celebrate its passions with special events that capture the attention of people around the globe. So bring the whole family and experience Buellton’s friendly hospitality for yourself. You’ll find accommodations to serve all budgets.
Buellton is conveniently located along Highway 101, centrally located to all of the things to do and see in the Santa Ynez Valley. Find out more at visitbuellton.com.