FREE Visitor Guides and Information
SOLVANG VISITORS CENTER
Daily: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
1639 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-6144 or 1-800-468-6765
Solvang Hotel Lodging Information
For 24/7 lodging information, click here for free reservation service or call 1-888-795-7922 to check availability and check in to Solvang. Check the Solvang hotels directly if the reservation service has no rooms available, sometimes there are last minute cancellations.
INTERNATIONALLY recognized for its Old World architecture, variety of hotels, unique boutiques, award-winning restaurants and historic museums, as well as quick and easy access to Santa Barbara Wine country and beaches. Solvang is the perfect getaway to explore, shop, dine and celebrate.
Solvang's Temperate Climate
SOLVANG AND SANTA YNEZ VALLEY smogfree climate has almost year-round sunshine and cool, crisp nights. Average annual temperatures are from 76 F/32 C to 54 F/12 degrees. Summer highs can reach into the high 80's F and winter lows into 40's F. Annual rainfall seldom exceeds 12 inches.
Dial 9-1-1 from any phone to reach police, fire or ambulance.
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital has 24-hour emergency medical care, 2050 Viborg Road, Solvang.
WHAT TO WEAR
Dress is casual and comfortable. Early mornings and evenings are generally sweater/jacket time.
Highway 246 travels through the heart of Solvang, HWY 101 is just three miles west of Solvang and State HWY 154 is six miles east of Solvang.
Parking is free throughout Solvang and Santa Ynez Valley,
even the hotels do not charge a parking fee.
Amtrak® offers daily connecting bus service from area train stations to downtown Solvang ( 1-800-USA-RAIL 1-800-USA-RAIL or www.amtrak.com).
Private aircraft land at Santa Ynez Airport-IZA (688- 8390).
SuperRide offers shuttle service from Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)
with advance reservations (683-9636).
Central Coast Shuttle Services from Santa Barbara and Los Angeles International (LAX) airports with advance reservations ( 1-800-470-8818 1-800-470-8818 ).
Santa Ynez Valley Cab/Solvang Taxi (688-0069 or 688- 5900)
Serenity Limousine (688-6532); Vindal Limousine (598-2356)
Hertz Car Rental: (Buellton & Santa Ynez Valley Airport, 800-654-3131 800-654-3131 ).
~Santa Ynez Valley Transit - Monday-Saturday (688-5452)
~Valley Express bus services from/to Buellton/Santa Barbara (683-3702)
Population (2000 U.S. Census):
City of Solvang: 5,332
City of Buellton: 3,828
Unincorporated Area: est. 10,000
Feet Above Sea Level: 495
Industries: tourism, agriculture, ranching.
Buellton Visitor Center
376 Avenue of Flags, call 688-7829 or 1-800-324-3800 1-800-324-3800.
|Distances from Solvang|
|Cachuma Lake||15||San Francisco||297|
|Copenhagen||5,672||San Luis Obispo||67|
|Hearst Castle®||93||---via Hwy. 101||45|
|Lompoc||18||---via Hwy. 154||35|
|Los Angeles||132||Santa Maria||36|
|Morro Bay||81||Vandenberg AFB||28|