This is a bit confusing, because the town of Ballard is not in Ballard Canyon. But it’s really not out of the way or difficult! We hope that you’ll find your way down the beautiful Ballard Canyon, and that we’ll see you soon.
Traveling from the south
Via Highway 101, travel north to Buellton and take the Highway 246 (Solvang/Lompoc) exit. At the end of the off-ramp turn right (towards Solvang) onto Highway 246. Drive ¾ mile through the town of Buellton, and turn left onto Ballard Canyon Road, just past Thumbelina Drive and immediately after the adobe-colored wall and housing development on the left side of the road. Continue along Ballard Canyon Road, taking a left at the 'T' intersection.
Rusack is 2 miles from the 'T' intersection, on the left-hand side.
Via Highway 154, travel north just past Los Olivos and "Mattie's Tavern" to Foxen Canyon Road. Turn left, then immediately right onto Ballard Canyon Road. Rusack is on the right-hand side approximately 4 miles from Highway 154.
In the middle of town, you'll find a traffic light at the intersection of Mission Drive and Atterdag. Take Atterdag north; on the outskirts of town, the road changes to Chalk Hill Drive, then to Ballard Canyon Road (stay to the right!). Rusack is about 3 miles from Solvang, on the left-hand side.
Traveling from the north:
Take Highway 101 south to the Highway 154 exit and turn left. Travel approximately 5 miles along 154 to Foxen Canyon Road. Turn right, then immediately right again onto Ballard Canyon Road. Rusack is on the right-hand side approximately 4 miles from Highway 154.