Tucked into the Santa Ynez Valley, Solvang is known for its Old World charm and classic Dutch architecture. The city is rich with European culture, offering a unique and tranquil setting for your next getaway. Discover more about Solvang's fascinating heritage at the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art. Marvel at the beauty of the Old Mission Santa Inés, a Franciscan Church dating back to the early 1800's. Shop for gifts at one of the many enchanting boutiques, or enjoy traditional Danish cuisine with plenty of authentic, farm-to-table restaurants and bakeries to choose from. From the Solvang Live Theater to seasonal festivals and vineyard tours on horseback, Solvang has everything you need to create memories you'll cherish for years to come. 

Explore Solvang


Local Dining

Danish Fare and Traditional Favorites Collide in Solvang, California.

Guests enjoy a bevy of options for delicious Danish cuisine just minutes from Wine Valley Inn & Cottages. Indulge in the artfully prepared Danish pancakes at Paula's Pancakes, the smorgasbords at Red Viking Restaurant or Bit O' Denmark. At Solvang Restaurant piping hot Aebleskiver pastries with raspberry jam and powdered sugar are served through their walk-up window. If that's not enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, take a tour of authentic bakeries with Solvang's Sweet Treats Trail. These delicious venues, along with many other traditional options, make Solvang a fantastic destination for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.


Local Golf

Here in the scenic Santa Ynez Valley, temperate climates ensure a game of golf is available year-round! The Wine Valley Inn & Cottages offers discounted green fees when you book a tee time for one of the following courses through us. Please click here to learn more about our Stay and Play Package.

Sandpiper Golf Club

Enjoy a challenge amidst the awe-inspiring view of the mountains and the Pacific ocean. Designed by William F. Bell in 1972, this championship golf course is rated by Golf Digest with the top 25 public golf courses in California and the top 100 in the country. Sandpiper's dynamic greens have been host to both PGA and LPGA tours alike, combining the tradition of the game with breathtaking natural surroundings to create an unforgettable experience for players at all levels of skill and expertise.

Rancho San Marcos Golf Course

Designed by the illustrious Robert Trent Jones Jr., historic buildings and the beauty of nature combine to create the majesty of Rancho San Marcos. With 4 ½ stars from Golf Digest, one can expect a truly exceptional golf course encompassed with exquisite views and elegant vistas. The golfing experience at Rancho San Marcos is simply unparalleled. Treat yourself to a spectacular 300 acres of green and enjoy a round of golf unlike any you've ever experienced before.