Weekend getaway to Santa Maria
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Weekend escape to Santa Maria

Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

Wild poppies abloom in March illuminate Tepusquet Canyon in the Santa Maria Valley, an under-the-radar wine region.

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Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

Fall colors in Santa Barbara County wine country.

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Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

Presqu’ile Winery is a standout winery in Santa Maria.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

The strikingly modern Presqu’ile Winery is just west of the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

Presqu’ile Winery in Santa Maria offers views of vineyards to go along with your afternoon chat and a glass or two.

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Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

The Radisson overlooks Santa Maria’s small airport and caters to private aviators, with aircraft-side service as a perk.

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Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

The meat in the tri-tip sandwich at Shaw’s Steakhouse & Tavern in Santa Maria features the local-style dry rub and is grilled over red oak.

 (Irene Lechowitzky)
Weekend getaway to Santa Maria

A road sign along Tepusquet Canyon Road warns of tractors and cows.

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