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Best Travel Destinations In Solvang, CA

Best Travel Destinations In Solvang, CA

Architectural Masterpiece in Solvang

Ever wanted to see what Denmark was like, but don’t have time or money to spare for flight, lodging, and tours? Fret not. The next best thing is located in the heart of Santa Ynez Valley, California. Meet the village of Solvang, a quaint little town just minutes away from Santa Barbara, CA. Everything about this city, from its architecture to the businesses in it, and even the food gives you a taste of Denmark, and it is a must-visit for anyone who wishes to get away from their busy city lives.

Best Places to Visit in Solvang

So aside from basking in the town’s beautiful atmosphere, what exactly can you do at Solvang? Here are some activities just to name a few: Wine Tasting - Since the town is located in wine country, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a ton of wine tasting rooms in the village of Solvang.

Can’t decide which type of wine to try? Well, the region is actually famous for a number of wine types including syrah, pinot noir, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, Viognier, Riesling, Sauvignon blanc, and more. There are more than 80 vineyards in the region and most of them are owned by individuals or families, so you will be doing wonders for the local economy by choosing to do your wine tasting here.

Best Time to Visit Solvang

And while any time of the year is great for wine tasting in Solvang, you’ll probably want to swing by in September. It’s wine tasting month, so you’ll likely encounter a lot of deals and specials. Nonetheless, if you can’t make it during that time of the year, feel free to go whenever it is most convenient for you.

Bike Rental Services of Solvang

Bike Rentals - Not into wine tasting? Check out Solvang’s bike rental services and explore this town in a unique and exciting way. Known as one of the best ways to see and explore the village of Solvang, the area has a lot of bike paths and lanes that make it easy for cyclists to get around. Moreover, Solvang is littered with picnic and sightseeing stops that are certainly worth your while.

The area offers cycling experiences for every level. Whether it’s your first time and just want to try it out, or you’re a veteran cyclist who wants to be challenged, Solvang has something for you. You can go biking for as little as five miles or even up to 40+ miles depending on what you want to do.

Eat - Solvang may be a Danish town, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy other cuisines. The village is home to a variety of dining establishments. There’s Danish (of course), American, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, and other European restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. 

 

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