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From our pristine beaches to acres of beautiful parks and miles of bike trails, Ventura offers unrivaled possibilities. We welcome you to visit Ventura – whether it’s a day trip to the historic Olivas Adobe or a weekend ArtWalk getaway – there’s plenty to be found.

The Ventura coast possesses its own vast stretches of beautiful, uncrowded beaches; popular surf spots; harbor cruises; a 13-mile coastal bikeway, as well as Ventura Harbor’s festive shops, restaurants, family entertainment and the National Park Visitors Center. Meanwhile, Ventura’s Historic Downtown Cultural District offers a mix of pleasing architectural styles in which you will find distinctive inns, boutiques, restaurants and antique shops.

Downtown also features an array of galleries, artisans and stage performances offering big talent in intimate settings. Historical highlights include Mission San Buenaventura, the Albinger Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Ventura County. City walking tours including the ever-popular “ghost hunts” are a popular activity. Discover a relaxed, eclectic and artsy side of California that you will not find elsewhere. The friendly people of Ventura await!

 

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