VENTURA VISITORS & CONVENTION BUREAU. THE REAL CALIFORNIA.

 

Welcome to Ventura

 

Living the Real California Life - Ventura Style

All along the coast of California, travelers find communities that each exhibit their own charm and ambiance.  Ventura is no exception and, in fact, is often cited as a stand alone experience that epitomizes the California of days gone by, while simultaneously providing amenities found in much more urban settings. 

Visitors to Ventura enjoy the abundant arts and cultural activities, outdoor adventures and the rich fusion of agricultural abundance and ocean side proximity that make it a chef's paradise. The Channel Islands National Park lies just off shore as does a National Marine Sanctuary. The Los Padres National Forest is found in Ventura's foothills while two of California's longest flowing open rivers help to form the city's boundaries. As the official tourism authority of Ventura, let us help you plan your stay in Ventura. In this site you will find information on hotels, things to dorestaurants, waterfront attractions at Ventura Harbor and our award-winning golf courses

Ventura is just an hour's drive from Los Angeles and Hollywood. Ventura is located along the scenic southern-most part of California's Central Coast. Year round daytime temperatures average 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) so it's no wonder early Spanish settlers dubbed Ventura the "land of endless summers". Come to Ventura and discover the Real California.

For information on Filming in Ventura please visit our companion site FilmVentura.com


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Arts & Culture Nuvi Mehta Fest Orchestra Hundreds of Artists make their home in Ventura. From painters and sculptors to dancers and musicians, its hard to go anywhere in town without finding either an artist at work or a display of creative efforts ongoing.Photo by Linda Peterson
The Oceanfront The Oceanfront The oceanfront and exquisite beaches are the shining jewels in Ventura's crown. Stretching from Surfer's Point to Ventura Harbor, the area includes surf breaks, a historic pier and promenade, miles of scenic bike paths, and a thriving marina.
 

Night Life Downtown Ventura Harbor