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Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

Santa Maria, CA
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Scenic trail through vineyards and rolling hills of California's Central Coast wine region.
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Santa Maria, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun. It is a wonderful drive, very scenic and relaxing. It's very easy to reach your Zen as you mosey down the road. This would be great even if you don't drink wine.

Thank cucamongakat
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is such a beautiful area with more than enough wineries to visit in a day or weekend. We've been on this trail twice over the last two years and really enjoyed it and the awesome wine tasting!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This road is perfect to go down if you want to sample wine from multiple different wineries on the same day.

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There are lots of wineries on Foxen Canyon Road and in the surrounding area. We visited Foxen and were treated like royalty because a friend, who knows them, called ahead for us. We also visited Kenneth Volk Winery, which I recommend for their many unusual...More

Thank UltimateWines
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Delicious wines with a lot of variety and super friendly and informative staff at each of the wineries we visited. This was really fun, beautiful to drive through the area, and great restaurants, too.

Thank xfildchild
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Even if you don't drink wine this drive is a must do while visiting the SAnta Ynez Valley. Scenery is unsurpassed w cows, long horn and others, vines, magnificent oak trees and countless excellent wineries along the way. Great as a bicycling path for die...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is a wine country escape only two hours north of Los Angeles. Easy to access from Highway 154. Top notch Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I love this area of California wine country. It is more quiet than Solvang, Paso Robles, and Napa which provide you with a better experience. There is always room at the bar area and the servers have time to give in depth detail about the...More

1  Thank Angel R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Wineries galore on this windy, scenic drive. Explore the beautiful hills above Santa Maria in this growing wine community. We enjoyed visiting wineries and taking in the sunshine of a lovely day just inland from the coast. Worth your time!

Thank JeniferPetri
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Drove up from Solvange to take this scenic drive thru wine country on our way to Santa Maria, CA. It was oppressively hot the day we went and the grasses all around the ranches and the vineyards were sadly brown. But the vineyards were spectacular...More

Thank David M
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We are visiting in september and plan on having some time in Santa barbra and then heading inland to the wine region for the day and a night. Where would anyone recommend staying? Is it possible to hire bikes and cycle the wine route? I would love to experience the beauty of the region on a bike opposed to in a car.
8 February 2017|
Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
Hi- There are more affordable hotel options in Solvang with many different price options. Marriot Buelton is right off the 101 and not far from many of the bike trails as well. Dr J's in Solvang is the go to for renting... More
hi - planning a trip down highway 1, will be passing through the area and we'd love to visit Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. What hotel would you recommend that is closest to the vineyards? I see several in Santa Maria, but I can't tell if they are close to the wine trail. Thanks for your assistance! Rhonda
5 September 2016|
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Response from Laurence A | Reviewed this property |
Any hotel in Santa Maria is one or two exits away (101Fwy) from the north entrance of the trail
Debbie H
Are the wineries open on Sundays?
24 July 2016|
Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
Most of them. I would call a few to make sure.