Known as a “quintessential” beach town, the city Ventura of is located less than an hour (60 miles) north of Los Angeles. With a relaxed, small town beach vibe and plenty of things to do and see the city of Ventura lures day trippers and vacationers alike to enjoy all the city has to offer.
Marriot Ventura Beach
2055 East Harbor BoulevardVentura, CA 93001
The Marriot at Ventura Beach is the perfect place to stay while visiting Ventura. Centrally located between Downtown Ventura and Ventura Harbors, you’ll easily be able to get around to your favorite activities. The Marriot Ventura Beach is steps about from the beach and the San Buenaventura State Beach Park.
Harbor Boulevard East of California StreetVentura, CA 93001
The Ventura Pier was originally built in 1872 and remains one of California’s oldest wooden piers. A stroll on the pier sends you back in time and hints of California’s beaches cities long-ago. With views of the Channel Islands ahead and the rolling hills of Ventura County behind this experience will leave you breathless.
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 West Harbor BoulevardVentura, CA 93001
Home of the famous Ventura County Fair, the fairgrounds are also home to a year round activities such as flea markets, concerts, rodeos, festivals, motorsports, trade shows, dances and tons more. The Ventura County Fairgrounds welcomes thousands of people year round.
101 South California StreetVentura, CA 93001
With a plethora of vintage shops, art galleries, fancy boutiques, cool bars and gourmet restaurants Downtown Ventura is the place to be in the day and night time. Downtown Ventura is accessible and leisurely walk able with plenty to do, see and eat.
Ventura Harbor Village
1583 Spinnaker DriveVentura, CA 93001
A gorgeous stretch of pristine Ventura beach, a harbor full of ships, boats and yachts and over 33 acres of shopping, casual dining and fun to experience is what you can expect from the Ventura Harbor Village. Stroll along the promenade and soak in the California sun, this is what living in California is all about!
The Wine Rack
14 South California StreetVentura, CA 93001
Located in the heart of Downtown Ventura is a super cool hangout bar that offers over 100 different wine labels. You can take a “wine flight” around the world and taste test wines from all over the globe in just 30 minutes. The ultra-relaxed setting, excellent wine choices and super friendly staff makes this bar a must see on your Ventura vacation.
598 East Main StreetVentura, CA 93001
What was once a bank in the 1920’s is now an upscale restaurant with a modern twist. The old 1920’s bank vault now houses top shelf liquor .A rooftop lounge named W2O that is made up of blue hues and Downtown Ventura views and a Seafood Raw Bar rounds out the modern twist to the otherwise old world classic. This restaurant is an absolute must.
Desiree Eaglin is a lover of food, wine and above all-traveling. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest (link with http://www.DesireeEaglin.com).