The Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon takes place in the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara County. The towns of Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez and Los Olivos are all easily accessible from Highway 101 and/or Highway 154 over San Marcos pass from the city of Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara has an airport that is served by various cities within California and the west including Denver, Seattle, Phoenix and Salt Lake City. The airport is located in Goleta and is a 35 minute drive from the Santa Ynez Valley. Many rental car companies service the airport. Other nearby regional airports are located in Santa Maria, Ventura and San Luis Obispo. The largest major metropolitan airports are Los Angeles and Burbank.
Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley offer a variety of lodging options ranging from beach front properties to wine county retreats. Our hotel partners reserve room blocks for our event participants at discounted group rates and you will find a broad range of pricing options to fit your budget. Be advised that most properties in the area will sell out on event weekend. Check the booking procedure for each host hotel to get the preferred group rate.