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Just a Short Drive

Getting to Solvang

Central Coast of California in Santa Barbara County Wine Country.

Solvang is just 35 miles (56 km) from the south facing beaches of Santa Barbara, and 32 miles from the west facing beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base. An easy 125 miles (201 km) up the coast from Los Angeles and 300 miles (483 km) south of San Francisco and 384 miles southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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About Solvang

About Solvang

Solvang has a rich Danish heritage. Founded by Danish immigrants in 1911, Solvang boasts authentic architecture, thatched roofs, old-world craftsmanship and traditional windmills.

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Solvang Maps

Danish tradition holds that the presence of a stork on a rooftop wards off lightning and brings good luck.

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Car Free Promotion Participation Form

Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is launching a brand new promotion featuring Car Free Travel--Take the Train & Show Your Ticket for Solvang Savings & Specials 

NOTE: There is NO charge for you to participate in this promotion.
Promotion launches November 3, 2016 and runs through December 31, 2017 
You offer special savings or a gift to any guest who shows you their current Amtrak train ticket to Solvang. For example: a discount or upgrade on a hotel room or an amenity upon check-in; savings on a meal or drinks or a complimentary dessert; a two-for-one admission to an attraction, activity or museum; or get creative!

#SolvangCarFree will be promoted with a special page on, via press releases and social media campaigns upon the launch and throughout the next year.
Complete this form (LINK to PDF), scan and return to Sarah Brookshier at or fax to 805-688-8620. Call Sarah at 805-688-6144 ext.103 if you have questions. Please return this form no later than Noon on 10/20/16 to be part of the launch and publicity outreach.