Posts by E'Ana

Top 4 Places to go Camping in Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara has its fair share of spectacular hotels, that’s for sure, but there’s just something about sleeping under the stars. The crickets chirping, waves breaking on the shore, and that rustling in the woods which is probably just a rabbit but definitely sounds like a bear ― it’s the perfect recipe for some much-needed…

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Babcock Winery, Lompoc: Cheers to an Incredible Wine Tasting Adventure

Located off Highway 246 lies an inviting 110 acres of lush vineyard and beautiful countryside, enticing guests into the exciting Babcock Winery and Vineyards. Owned and run by partners Bryan Babcock and his wife, Lisa, the Babcock Winery and Vineyard offers their gusts a unique wine tasting experience, all in the comfort of an effortlessly…

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Lighting Up Old Town Orcutt…Parable Candle Company

Strolling down the street in Old Orcutt recently, I caught a whiff of amazing, soothing aromas, wafting from a storefront and I had to pop inside!  The owner of Parable Candle Company, Elaine, greeted me warmly and invited me in…and what a delight! Lovingly hand-poured, aromatic candles, homemade gourmet and luxurious soaps, lotions and bath…

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Explore the Caves at Cottonwood Canyon Winery

Located on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard and Winery is a beautiful sight to visit and wine taste some of Santa Barbara’s best wines. Nestled inside a 78-acre canyon filled with cottonwood trees, Cottonwood Canyon is a peaceful place to sit and enjoy a glass a wine, while looking out across this gorgeous property and the valley beyond.…

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Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Garden, Paso Robles – Combining Exceptional Art Alongside Superlative Wines in A Unique Fusion of Craftsmanship

Enter a world where wine and art collide at the Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Garden in Paso Robles, California. Family owned and run, the Frankel family have put their heart and soul into giving visitors a world-class experience, offering exclusive wine tastings alongside views of ornately made sculptures from local artists. This breathtaking combination of…

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City Spotlight on Santa Ynez

Keys 2 the Coast recently discovered a fantastic hideaway that is the perfect place to stay in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley. The tiny town of Santa Ynez, population 4,418, the is in the midst of wine country, 51 miles north of Santa Barbara and 65 miles south of San Luis Obispo. The…

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City Spotlight on Solvang

Where is the best place to stay and have fun in Solvang?  There are so many options, but recently, Keys 2 the Coast set out to explore Solvang and enjoy one night of fun, good food and a change of scenery.   Solvang, in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, is always a delightful place to visit for a quick getaway. If you want to check out the numerous wineries and tasting…

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Top 5 Things a Nature Lover Should Do in San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo is the happiest city in America. San Luis Obispo is nestled in between the foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains. This beautiful town has the friendliest atmosphere with so many fun things to do. Pismo Beach and Avila Beach are two nearby beautiful beaches where you can enjoy some great surf and…

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Old Orcutt-The Perfect Place to Wine-About

Owner’s Kurt and Dawn make you feel like family at Vino et Amicis. Old Orcutt is a place to Wine-About. Step out of the hustle, bustle and busyness of life, to enjoy all that Old Orcutt has to offer.  Experience fine, award-winning wine from our world class wine region, or taste delicious food from one…

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