In Santa Maria Valley, we have a style all our own. We take our time on the vine, on the hill, on the grill. We swirl ’til we spill. So go another round. Go against the grain. And tomorrow, do it again.

So Much To Do From Here


Just like our barbecue, the recipe for our way of life requires simplicity, character, soul, and a touch of spice. Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less.

Spotlight on Santa Maria Valley

Want in on the central coast’s best kept secret? Start right here—with stories about our favorite events, life in the valley, and the people that make it all happen.

All this, from right here!

Santa Maria Valley is the perfect home base for California’s Central Coast. Boasting 34 tasting rooms, 6 unique AVAs, 13 beaches, and a growing selection of local breweries, all within a beautiful 30-minute drive. There is no need to venture out if you are looking for sand dunes, hiking trails, horseback riding, cycling, and authentic Santa Maria Style dining - you’ll find all that right in our backyard. And because we treat our guests like family, your pocketbook will go much further here. Santa Maria Valley is the perfect home base where you can eat, drink and do more for less.

Featured Events

When did having a good time start costing a pretty penny? Not here. From live music at wine bars to family-friendly movies in the park, Santa Maria Valley is home to countless fun and affordable community events.

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