You can easily stay, dine, wine taste and shop when you “take a vacation” from your car in Solvang. Consider walking, strolling around the village, renting a bicycle or surrey cycle, riding the Solvang Trolley or a Segway to explore car-free. Check out Santa Ynez Valley Transit mini-buses or join a guided tour via limo, jeep, van or horse to discover other areas of the Santa Ynez Valley.
Did you know that Amtrak provides connecting service to Solvang? Amtrak offers daily connecting Thruway motor coach services from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo right to the bus stop at 1630 Mission Drive at Solvang Park.
Feel like flying in? Just 7 miles east on Hwy 246, Santa Ynez Airport (IZA) has private aircraft general aviation services. Full-service public airports nearby are Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) 30 miles south with 40+ commercial flights daily; Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) 35 miles north and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 125 miles south.
Arrive in the Valley without your car, or park it (always free everywhere here) and savor the slower pace. It’s fun for you and your family! More details here: http://www.solvangusa.com/explore-solvang/how-to-find-us/transportation/