- Our list of the best things to do in Santa Maria, California, features the top 115 nearby activities — including 56 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Santa Maria, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 31 things to do within the city of Santa Maria, CA , followed by 84 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lompoc, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez and Rancho Santa Margarita
Papa John's 614 North H Street, Lompoc, CA MoreLess Info
Hand-tossed pizzas slathered with sauce made from vine-ripened, California-grown tomatoes
89% 38 votes
6020 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454 MoreLess Info
Known for their high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines, the Riverbench Vineyard and Wintery is a prominent name in Santa Barbara County. The vineyard features exceptional fruits that make for beautiful wine bouquets and delicious sweet, earthy flavors.
100% 3 votes
1660 North McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA MoreLess Info
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.
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.
Located next to the Santa Maria Public Airport, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight is a fun and educational museum. The museum features aircraft from WWII through today and also offers tours, youth events and air shows throughout the year.
Founded in 2001, the Tres Hermanas Winery began as a small planting of a vineyard on a California cattle ranch. The vineyard has since grown into a flourishing winery offering tastings, tours and features a wide array of varietals including their signature Cuvee wines.
Known for its Syrah and Pinot Noir, Tantara Winery offers visitors a private tour of its facility, providing an inside glimpse to the wine making process. At the end, visitors are given a flight of wines to sample.
100% 1 votes
412 S McClelland Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454 MoreLess Info
The Natural History Museum Santa Maria is a non-profit organization that has the goal of providing natural history enrichment for public schools. The museum displays a T-Rex Skull that was purchased from an anthropologist.
The Shack Paintball Field is a competitive paintball facility that features a large outdoor field area with a variety of barricades and obstacles. The facility is family owned and operated, and available for party rentals.