Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of Ballard

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Ballard. This city's local tours, horse riding and restaurants attract many visitors, as does its romantic and relaxing location. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Ballard

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ballard a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lincourt Vineyards (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Roblar Winery (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Bridlewood Winery (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Kalyra Winery (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Gainey Vineyard (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ballard

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ballard. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunny Fields Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hans Christian Andersen Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Nojoqui Falls Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Gaviota Peak (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Refugio State Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • El Capitan State Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ballard

The nearest airport is in Santa Ynez, CA (SQA), located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Santa Barbara, CA (SBA-Santa Barbara Municipal), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ballard?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 145 holiday lettings around Ballard. From 71 Houses to 5 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ballard?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ballard. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lincourt Vineyards: 173 holiday lettings
  • Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana: 166 holiday lettings
  • South Coast Railroad Museum: 795 holiday lettings
  • El Capitan State Beach: 547 holiday lettings
  • Solvang Festival Theater: 176 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ballard listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ballard?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 71 Houses in Ballard. Our other popular types of Ballard holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ballard?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in Ballard. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.