- TripBuzz found 61 things to do with kids in or near Solvang, California, including 48 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara.
- From Sunny Fields Park to Sunny Fields Playground, the Solvang area offers 46 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Specialty Museums, Farms & Ranches and Family Fun Center.
- Modeled after the architecture and customs of Denmark, the California city of Solvang offers European charm to tourists from around the world. A copy of Copenhagen's famous Little Mermaid statue is among one of the city's most popular landmarks, while popular attractions include the authentic Danish bakeries, affordable lodging and the traditional Danish Windmills.
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'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.
Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort is a 10,000-acre ranch where guests can enjoy a pool, spa, 100 acre lake, 50 miles of riding trails, two golf courses and tennis courts. Their restaurant offers fine dining with Western flair.
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.
Patrons enjoy outdoor performances at the Solvang Festival Theater in Solvang, California. In addition to musicals and straight play, the Theater also hosts concerts and is available for conventions and other event rentals.
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.