The Santa Maria Valley is nestled in the foothills of Santa Barbara County wine country. Located in the heart of California's Central Coast, here you will discover beautiful scenery, championship golf courses, nationally recognized live theater productions, bird watching, pristine beaches, performing arts, world famous barbecue, our succulent strawberries, nearby missions, hiking, festivals, special events, and award winning wineries.  Visit the Official Santa Maria Style Barbecue blog at!

Stop by the Chamber of Commerce & Visitor and Convention Bureau for information on local hotels, a dining guide, recipes, meeting facilities, group tours, recreational activities, and information on relocating.

The Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau also offers a variety of complimentary services for wedding planners, film scouts, meeting planners, travel writers, and tour operators.

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