This hard, 15.9-mile trail is popular among backpackers. It’s an out and back style trail located near Guadalupe, offering scenic views. This trail is a difficult trek over sand and hills, but the end result and the views you’ll be rewarded with are worth the effort. The trail is best used from April until October.
Five City's Coast Walk
This is a moderate, 8.2-mile out and back trail located near Oceano Beach and features a river and stunning views of the nearby beach. The trail is a combination of multiple smaller trails and two board walks. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use […]
Established in 1941, The Swiss is one of Santa Maria Valley’s most popular traditional Santa Maria Style Barbecue restaurants. Food served at The Swiss comes directly off their red oak barbecue pit, giving it a classic smoky and hearty flavor. They serve beef, chicken and seafood cooked to perfection every day of the week.
The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Calling All Explorers Children and adults alike will enjoy this hands-on children’s museum for the littlest visitors to the Santa Maria Valley, with many interactive displays so your children can discover the wonders of the world for themselves. Meanwhile, the 13,000-square-foot Santa Maria Valley Discovery is the only hands-on children’s museum in Santa Barbara County. Kids […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! 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. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Drac In The Saddle Again
September 26 – November 17 A vampire in the desert? Sure?! One of horror’s favorite villains, the un-dead Dracula of Transylvania, hops on the stagecoach to Tombstone, Arizona where he meets a cast of crazy characters, including the innocent Fannie Farmer. Can he win her heart and take over the town? Find out when the […]
Naughty Oak: Conner Cherland Duo + AR Catering
Conner’s music offers a blend of styles from Americana, to Indie/Folk, to Soul music. His voice compares with present-day singers like Hozier, Ed Sheeran, and Shakey Graves. Combined with his live guitar looping and carefully chosen lyrics, you’re likely to wonder how so many sounds can come from just one man. He’s playing from 6 […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Lucky Stiff
Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Harry learns that he stands to inherit $6,000,000 from his uncle – but only […]