Outdoor Activities in Santa Maria Valley, Hiking
Trek On or Trail Off

Get Outside and Explore Like a Local

Cycle the hillsides, play in the dunes, hike the ranch, peep the birds and round the course. Check out all the places our wide-open spaces have to offer. Your getaway starts here.

The Central California Coast

15 Beaches Within 30 Miles

If you’re headed to the central coast for some sandy surf, we’ve rounded up our favorite beaches within a 30-minute drive of Santa Maria Valley.

Hiking in Santa Maria Valley
Take a Hike

24 Trails within 30 Miles

Santa Maria Valley neighbors the Pacific coastline in the beautiful mountainous ranges of northern Santa Barbara County wine country. Fanatics of the foothills agree–this is a wonderful place to hit the trails and enjoy the best of the Central California Coast.

Santa Maria Valley's

Recreation Roundup

Santa Maria Valley Golfing
Get in the swing of things


Get some fresh air

Santa Maria Valley Parks

Snowy Plover on the beach near Santa Maria Valley
Get your Ornithology on