Buellton is one of the key cities that make up the Santa Ynez Valley. This picturesque area has exceptional wineries, tasting rooms, good restaurants, and the not to be missed Ostrich Land. The famous tourist stop Split Pea Andersen’s is on Highway 246 also known as Mission Drive, the main road from Buellton to Santa Ynez. Buellton is a fun place to visit and stay. Its close proximity to Solvang makes it a great place to enjoy the great wine, shopping, wildlife and serene landscape.

Bottlest Winery, Bar and Bistro in Buellton, Ca

By Donna Polizzi Formally known as Terravant Wine Co. has a new name, a new look and a new menu with fantastic selections. Have you ever been to a self-service wine wall? It is indeed a fun place to go and taste some of the region’s most excellent wines with the added convenience of enjoying…

What’s brewing in Santa Maria Valley and on the California Central Coast?

By Donna Polizzi Did you know that according to California Craft Brewers Association, more than 850 craft breweries call California home? The good thing is that right here in Santa Maria, some of the best can be experienced. Keys 2 the Coast is always on the lookout for great places to explore. We found great…

Buellton Marriott offers classic escape, rich history…

By Donna Polizzi I love good food and recently found a new place that will be a regular stop when I travel between San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. The Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, located in Buellton California, was recently remodeled and let me tell you…It is impressive. The Santa Ynez Valley is 31 miles…

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Day Tripping in Buellton, Ca

Terravant has an industrial feel with a sense of sporty sophistication. The lights are somewhat low and a beautiful mural of Spanish dancers graces the walls. The view out of the bar window is spectacular. Picture a rustic country setting with green mysterious mountains and low lying clouds as the backdrop.

Nojoqui Falls – A Hidden Oasis

You may not know that right here in Santa Barbara County is a beautiful, out-of-the-way park with a breathtaking, seasonal waterfall. Just a few miles south of Buellton