- The list below includes 60 free or cheap things to do in or near Solvang, California, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Specialty Museums, Farms & Ranches and Family Fun Center.
- From Nojoqui Falls Park to Hans Christian Anderson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Solvang and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez and Los Olivos.
A local park designed for families and kids, Sunny Fields Playground features a variety of equipment, including play structures, swings, and slides. The park also has a water mister and picnic areas with barbecue grills.
Solvang Park is a public neighborhood park that offers shaded trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and barbecue grills. The park also hosts the weeklong Danish Days festival every September along with a winter carnival in December.
Established and maintained by the Roman Catholic Church, the Old Mission Santa Ines is located in Solvang, California. It is over 200 years old. The Mission is an active Catholic parish and is a center of Franciscan monasticism.
Bikers and enthusiasts will appreciate the varied collection at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum. Motorcycles range from 1910 to present models, featuring displays of vintage and rare motorcycles, with emphasis placed on racing models.
Solvang's Quicksilver Ranch is a family-owned miniature horse breeding ranch. Quicksilver sells and breeds miniature horses and welcomes visitors, but does not offer organized tours. The ranch is open Monday through Saturday throughout the year.
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The Wildling Art Museum features three to four art exhibits at any given time in addition to the hiking and nature walks in the area. The institution also holds its own art classes for children, families, or just adults.