Los Padres Forest, CA

Explore great hiking trails or just take in the view.


Buellton, CA

Take in the beautiful scenery while getting out for fresh air. Right next to River View Park!


Solvang, CA

Bring the family for a game of catch or take a walk in beautiful Sunny Fields.



Note: we are in the process of updating our listings from the original lockdown guide. Please stay tuned as we receive updated info from businesses.

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The following activities are open during the stay-at-home order but please use caution. Wear masks and bring sanitizer when sharing equipment with others.


Solvang Moke

The Moke Experience offers the perfect form of transportation for Solvang visitors. The eMoke is an all-electric vehicle that boasts zero emissions, ridiculously chic styling, and a range of eye-catching color and customization options. With its open-air body styling, the eMoke offers unrivaled sightseeing capabilities, quickly becoming one of the most sought-after and stylish transport experiences available in Solvang.

1510 Mission Dr, Solvang

(805) 523-6653

Space VR

Virtual Reality- Open for groups up to 4 that are local and returning guests.

320 Alisal Rd. #104, Solvang


Hours: Call for reservations. 


Figueroa Mountain Recreation Area

Los Padres National Forest

Nojoqui Falls Park

Nojoqui Falls is 1 &1/2 miles east of Highway 101 near Gaviota Pass. From Highway 101, take the Old Coast Road to Alisal Road; from Solvang, follow Alisal Road south to the park.

Hours: 8am-Sunset

River View Park

151 Sycamore Drive, Buellton

Santa Ynez Valley Botanical Garden

The Santa Ynez Valley Botanic Garden Foundation is dedicated to fostering the discovery and deeper understanding of the natural world and an appreciation of the significance of nature in our lives.

151 Sycamore Drive (at River View Park), Buellton


Sunny Fields Park

900 Alamo Pintado Rd., Solvang

The following activities are not open during the stay-at-home order but these locations need your support. Consider donating (many are nonprofit organizations) or purchasing gift certificates for future use or as a holiday gift.

Art Spot on Wheels

Drawing Tutorials on their Facebook page and Instagram page

Offering private lessons and outdoor events for children and adults

Gift cards and tickets available for future classes and events

Elverhøj Museum of History and Art

The museum’s mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit the history and Danish culture of Solvang and to promote the arts. Its unique building is the former home of one of Solvang’s most artistic families.

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang


Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House

The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House celebrate the rich history of the Santa Ynez Valley, its pioneering settlers and the five early townships that formed the foundation of this unique region.
3596 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez


Solvang Festival Theater

The mission of the THEATERFEST ® is to support and promote quality live performing arts in the Solvang Festival Theater.

433 Second St., Solvang


Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum

320 Alisal Rd. #104, Solvang


Wildling Museum

The Wildling’s mission is to inspire our community and visitors to enjoy, value, and conserve wildlife and natural areas through art. Their exhibits rotate constantly and they have special programs for school-aged children, lectures and workshops. 

1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang


Liquid Gold

Whether you are seeking a hot cup of freshly brewed coffee, juice, smoothie, wine or beer, we have a drink for you. Order pickup, takeout, delivery or even get it shipped to your door.

Shop Local

Shop local this holiday season. Visit our list of SYV retailers to learn about holiday hours, delivery or pickup options, discounts and more.

Food for Thought

Wondering what to grab for dinner tonight? Curious which grocers are open late? Pick up a local food product, order take out and delivery or get some groceries in the SYV.

Serving the SYV

Looking for a specialist or someone to fix your leaky faucet? We have a full list of services in the SYV for all your needs.

Play by Play

Enjoy outdoor activities in the SYV or reserve time at your favorite place to play with a future reservation or gift card. 

Future Staycation

Book some relaxation time at a local hotel for a future stay or go ahead and reserve a room for family visits in 2021. Hotels needs our support, too!

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