Stay at our Santa Maria Airport Hotel near Vandenberg Air Base
Santa Maria, California is an excellent place to visit for business or leisure travel, and the Radisson offers lodging facilities near all the major highlights. We are the closest full-service hotel to the Vandenberg Air Base and the Santa Maria Airport Business Park, allowing our business guests easy access to all the area offices like Mafi Trench, C&D Zodiac, Okonite, Coca-Cola, Central Jet Center and Cessna Pilots, just to name a few. If you are traveling on vacation, you will appreciate our location just minutes from Santa Maria and Central California attractions like Foxen Canyon Wine Trail, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight and a series of fine golf courses and scenic state parks.
Stay at the Radisson Santa Maria Airport hotel and enjoy the following nearby California attractions:
- Allan Hancock College (3.5 miles)
Some 16,000 students attend Allan Hancock College, home of the Bulldogs, and they boast some famous alums like John Madden and Kathy Bates.
Phone: +1 (805) 928-7731
- Cambria Winery (12 miles)
Visit this private, family-owned estate winery established in 1986 and experience the flavors of the Santa Maria bench. Cambia Winery has carved a reputation for producing lush, tropical Chardonnay, velvety Pinot Noir and rich, spicy Syrah. Tasting room open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Phone: +1 (805) 937-8091
- Cottonwood Canyon (6 miles)
Stop in for a glass of wine and light hors' d' oeuvres every Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m. through October. Purchase a glass or bottle of your favorite Cottonwood wine to enjoy as you relax on the patio with a scenic view overlooking the vineyard. Ask about the unique wine cave tours. Tasting room open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Phone: +1 (805) 937-8463
- Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes (11 miles)
This pristine state park is perfect for beautiful nature walks and bird watches over the rolling dunes of Guadalupe-Nipomo next to the Pacific Ocean. Guided tours are available at the Dunes Visitor Center.
Phone: +1 (805) 343-2354
- La Purisima Mission (21 miles)
Covering 1900 acres, La Purisima Mission State Historic Park boasts ten buildings that comprised the original mission. The buildings, carefully restored to their original states, include the padres' residence, soldiers' quarters and artisan shops.
Phone: +1 (805) 733-3713
- McKeon Phillips Winery (3 miles)
Winemaker Ardison Phillips is also a chef who teaches wine and food pairing classes at Allan Hancock College. His passion for wine and his educated palate are evident in each of the winery's varietals. Tasting room open 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday to Sunday.
Phone: +1 (805) 928-3025
- Monarch Dunes Golf Course (23 miles)
Surrounded by windswept dunes and eucalyptus trees, coastal vistas and amber colored hillsides, Monarch Dunes Golf Club is reminiscent of the true links-style courses found in Scotland and is a "must play" for those who seek a challenging, unspoiled golf adventure.
Phone: +1 (805) 343-9459
- Rancho Maria Golf Course (5 miles)
Featuring flatlands and gentle rolling terrain, this popular golf course is neatly tucked away within the Santa Maria Valley. Rancho Maria is a favorite site for tournament play and provides a challenge for all skill levels. A restaurant is located on-site.
Phone: +1 (805) 937-2019
- Santa Maria Museum of Flight (0.5 miles)
Guests can see a handful of vintage aircrafts, like the Stinson Reliant, Bowers Flybaby and Jenson Hang Glider. The museum also puts on an annual air show.
Phone: +1 (805) 922-8758
- Vandenberg Air Force Base (13 miles)
Just a few miles from our hotel, the Vandenberg Air Force Base is the only U.S. military installation that fires unmanned government and commercial satellites, as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles. Peace-time tours of Vandenberg Air Force Base are available; however, reservations are a must.
Phone: +1 (805) 734-8232