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Cycling in Solvang

Cycling

Slow down and take life easy as you ride your bicycle through Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley while exploring Santa Barbara county wine country.

Get ready for the ultimate adventure as you cycle through the Central Coast of California. Pro-cycling, training camps, mountain biking - Solvang has it all. Explore our bike tour itineraries - from relaxed family bike tours to mid-level and strenuous rides. We also have a wine-lovers tour of various vineyards and locations from the movie "Sideways". Choose from one of our cycling itineraries or head out on your own to discover the beautiful countryside, shops and restaurants of the area.

Cycling Itineraries

  1. Scenic Family Bicycle Ride: Take an easy 5 - 10 mile family-friendly ride along a bike path or in bike lanes, with plenty of areas to stop for a picnic.  Sightseeing along the way includes windmills, miniature horses and a playground.
  2. Solvang to Ballard Canyon Loop: This 12.5 mile, moderately easy ride combines the charm of a ride through Solvang, the Alamo Pintado Valley, and the country feeling of Ballard Canyon. 
  3. Country Ride: Alisos Canyon Loop: A great, yet demanding 41.5 mile country ride. Strenuous; 2,200’ elevation gain, 850’ climb in Drum Canyon and 600’ in Ballard Canyon.
  4. “Sideways” Movie Bike Tour: A challenging 32+ mile out and back ride from Solvang takes you north to locations used in “Sideways” and offers wine tasting opportunities. 

 

 

 

 


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