- TripBuzz discovered 51 different types of activities for couples in the Santa Ynez area, including Winery/Vineyard (like Sunstone Vineyards & Winery), Parks (like Nojoqui Falls Park), Hiking Trails (like Bradbury Dam Vista Point) and Casinos (like Chumash Casino), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 171 date ideas in or near Santa Ynez, California, including 148 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Olivos, Solvang, Lompoc and Goleta.
For those looking for a stretch of land that features multiple quality wineries, the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is a must see. The trail features a mix of full-bodied varietals on the south end and winds its way into the warmer, inland areas where Syrah's and Grenaches are found.
A 32-lane bowling alley, a family-friendly restaurant and a night-time bar and lounge make up Rancho Bowl. The restaurant is known for its Santa Maria Style BBQ sandwich, and there's a banquet room available for private events.
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Committed to bringing live theater and the arts to the community, Santa Maria Civic Theater provides exposure for local and aspiring actors. The theater also features educational classes and workshops for youth interested in the dramatic arts.
Boomers Santa Maria is a family fun center located in California's central coast. The center features bumper cars, go karts, batting cages, miniature golf, bumper boats, a rock climbing wall and an arcade.
Known as the town's largest park, Preisker Park is a 40-acre park that offers a number of recreational amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include two playgrounds, picnic and barbecue areas, and a large perimeter walking trail.
Featuring a clean, relaxed atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating, Dunbar Brewery is a great place to spend time with friends while enjoying a variety of refreshing beers. Offerings include English Style Ale, India Pale Ale, Scottish Heavy, and more.
Ventura's Lake Casitas Recreation Area is a huge park with over 400 individual campsites. It is a popular fishing destination. Visitors also hiking, birdwatching and fishing. Campsites must be reserved.
From its location at the mouth of the Ventura River, Emma Wood State Beach is popular with anglers who often catch perch, bass, cabezon and corbina, as well as people who often spot dolphins just off the rocky shore. This beach offers several camping areas.