Wichita Section

Old Stagecoach Route to Los Alamos

Saturday, May 16, 2020 -
9:30am to 6:00pm
Stagecoach Route
Meet at Starbucks 1046 - A Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Santa Barbara to Los Alamos
Brigitte Trapp

A Driving Event on the Old Stagecoach Route


Explore with the Club this journey in part on the Old Stagecoach Route and scenic San Marcus pass. This Route was in operation from 1861-1901 and went from Santa Barbara to Los Olivos. We will drive on parts of the original section of the of old Stagecoach Route, pass Cold Springs Tavern and enjoy the view of Cold Spring Canyon Arch Bridge. Our next stop will be the Santa Ynez Valley for a no host lunch at the the famous Maverick Saloon Bar + Grill and Santa Ynez Historical Museum.


From there we will continue to Los Olivos, stop to take a look  at Mattei’s Tavern.

Despite construction, the last Stage Coach sign, No. 53, is visible on a porch wall. Our next stop is Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard. From there we will continue to Los Alamos Largest Depot Antique Mall.


 9:30 AM    Meet at Starbucks  1046 - A Coast Village Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108


10:00AM   Depart promptly.

1st stop:  Cold Spring Tavern and Gold Spring Canyon Arch Bridge

2nd. stop: No Host Lunch at Famous Maverick Saloon Bar + Grill

3th. stop:  Santa Ynez Valley History Museum & Carriage House

4th. stop:  Mattei’s Tavern / Sign marker # 53    

5th. stop:  Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard 

6th. stop: Los Alamos Depot Antique Mall & Pub