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Have Wheels, Will Travel

Just last year, journeys to Santa Maria were popular. In fact, Santa Maria is so nice that tens of thousands of people live here full time. When you get to Santa Maria Public (SMX), you'll have your heart set on new experiences and be excited to sightsee in this region.

You could try to use public transport to get around after you gotten situated in your hotel. Seeing as how SMX consistently has planes arriving and departing, you may find it tricky getting a ride on the bus. Or, you can always get into the taxi queue at the airport curb. Plus, sometimes getting around the downtown district is easiest done on foot. We recommend you should bid goodbye to being held to the public transit route and hello to the freedom of the open road. Having keys to your own wheels gives you greater independence while you are on your vacation. When you're behind the wheel, you're able to sightsee in Santa Maria on your as little or as much as you want.

Santa Maria Adventures by Car

If you're in the market for a cheap car rental once you've arrived at Santa Maria Public, Expedia has a selection of cars to suit any traveler. Our fleet includes cars and trucks for large groups and solo adventurers alike. Hire a small car to easily squeeze into tight parking spots, or grab the keys to a bigger ride that can accommodate shopping bags or sporting equipment.

  • Hybrid autos featuring first-rate gas mileage for exploring Santa Maria in an environmentally friendly ride
  • Spacious vans with ample room for your entire family or group of friends
  • Sporty coupes for sun-filled getaways that beg for cruising with the roof down
  • Luxury sedans with conveniences including sun roofs and smart technology for a wonderful ride

Getting a rental car in Santa Maria has never been easier. Hop onto Expedia's handy booking tool to select your travel dates and perfect car match, and your vacation wheels are secured just like that. The one thing you still need to do is go shopping for a pair of shades for your drive and reserve a hotel in the heart of things. Let's get your adventure started!


Try some of the local wine of Santa Maria. Visit Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards, Bridlewood Winery, or Edna Valley Vineyard to swirl, sip, and savor your day's smooth finish (or start).

Family fun

Pack your camera and get ready for a few hours of happy memories at Monarch Butterfly Grove and Mustang Waterpark. Also, make it a point to see OstrichLand USA.

Historic places

If you're looking for a taste of local history, visit Fabing-McKay Spanne House and Old Mission Santa Ines for a glimpse into Santa Maria's past. Price Anniversary House might provide even more insight.


Swim, stroll, or sunbathe at Santa Maria beaches like North Beach Campground and Oceano Dunes. You can also relax in the sun at Pismo State Beach and Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve.


A visit to Santa Maria should definitely include seeing local sights like Natural History Museum, Boomers! Santa Maria, and River Park. Also see Santa Maria Speedway and Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum. These might just make your trip.

Find Santa Maria car rental deals right here on today. From compact cars to spacious SUVs, you can find the perfect set of wheels for your next holiday at a great price. Narrow your search by vehicle size, options, and more when you use our easy booking agent to rent a car in minutes.