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Sta. Rita Hills is located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s Central Coast, nestled between the quaint towns of Buellton and Lompoc, a short two hour drive from Los Angeles. The neighborhood offers endless options for getaway fun. Spend the day, the weekend or the rest of your life biking, hiking, surfing, camping or just enjoying the peace and quiet of our countryside.

Our hotels and restaurants are relaxed and welcoming and eager to provide you with Sta. Rita Hills hospitality.

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Sky Dive Santa Barbara

1801 N. H Street
877 652 5867

Skydive Santa Barbara, located in Lompoc, is an adventure not to missed. If it's your first jump or your 50th, the crew always delivers a great experience to their thrill seeking guests. Tag on a visit to some of our tasting rooms for a great day in the Lompoc Valley.
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Jalama Beach

Jalama Beach, once a locals secret, has become one of the most popular beaches on the Central Coast of California. Just a few miles outside of Lompoc, off of Hwy 1, Jalama's exquisite beauty offers jaw dropping scenery in a somewhat isolated setting. It is a great place for hiking, surfing and camping and, added bonus, the Jalama Beach Store serves up one the most famous hamburgers in the area.
Year round, Kite flying, wind surfing, dog walking, hiking, surfing, picnicking, horseshoes and more await your visit at the end of Jalama Road in Lompoc, Ca.
Directions to Jalama Beach.

La Purisima Mission State Park

La Purisima Mission State Park

La Purisima Mission

La Purisima Mission

La Purisima Mission, a true jewel in our community, is the location for our annual weekend event, Wine and Fire 2017. Founded in 1787, the La Purisima Mission land holdings once covered nearly 470 square miles. Bordered by the Santa Maria River in the North and the Gaviota coastline in the South, the land was home to the Chumash people and Spanish settlers. The mission was best known for its hides and blankets and, at its peak, inhabitants herded as many as 24,000 cattle and sheep.

Today, history lives at La Purisima. The most extensively restored mission in the state, La Purisima hosts over 200,000 visitors each year for recreation and a chance to explore California's heritage.