5 Ways to Get Good Vibes in Ventura County Coast

Here in Ventura County Coast, we’re all about good vibes all the time. From brewery hopping to extreme adventures, here are five fun things to do while you’re here!

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Go on a Brewery Crawl

Ventura County Coast loves beer and beer-lovers love Ventura County Coast. It’s a daily love fest here with so many cool craft breweries in the region, many of which are walkable and close to the beach. From Surf Brewery to Barrelhouse 101 to Institution Ale to Anacapa Brewing, get your drink on (safely) and meet new beer-loving friends along the way.

Have a Seafood Extravaganza

Nothing says “good vibes” like a great seafood meal, especially al fresco with the ocean as your backdrop. So be a little “shellfish” and treat yo’self! Top stops for fish fanatics include Lure Fish House with locations in Downtown Ventura and Camarillo. There’s also Andria’s Seafood, a super popular local spot in Ventura Harbor Village (order anything fried), and Rumfish Y Vino, a great date-night spot (be sure to reserve a table on their beachy-chic patio). If you feel like venturing out to Channel Islands Harbor, Sea Fresh always serves up the freshest catch from the Pacific and around the world.

Embark on Adventure

With plenty of wide open spaces and in close proximity to major cities like Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Ventura County Coast takes adventure to the extreme! Thrills await with race-car driving, skydiving, jet skiing, airplane flying lessons, parasailing, stand-up paddleboarding, ocean kayaking and camping on the rugged Channel Islands National Park. Check out more details on water activities along Ventura County Coast.

Experience Local Flavor

Ventura County Farm Day, Strawberry Festival, Salsa Festival, Wine & Food Festival,  even a Banana Festival… the list of exciting events in Ventura, Oxnard, Port Hueneme and Camarillo never ends with events happening throughout every season of the year!

Behold our Beaches and Breaks

Of course, you can’t forget about the beautiful beaches here in Ventura County Coast. More than 42 miles of stunning coastline offers up some of the best surf breaks and most uncrowded, consistently warm and sunny beaches across California. Check out the scene at San Buenaventura State Beach or escape to Mandalay Beach in Oxnard for some private time where it’s just you and the sand dunes. If you want to have a picnic, play volleyball, or take a walk on the pier, Port Hueneme is the way to go.

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Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

Camarillo
Oxnard
Ventura
Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park

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Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast is a string of four communities that radiate warmth from welcoming people and California sunshine. The region embodies the casual and active spirit of classic, where the seafood is fresh, the beer is handcrafted and the weather is the kind you dream about. Spend the day exploring miles of beaches, incredible harbors or lush green golf courses. Hop on a boat for a day trip to the Channel Islands National Park, where you can see breathtaking views of the Southern California coastline. With a bustling culture, high end and vintage shopping, a lively culinary spirit and beautiful outdoor experiences, Ventura County Coast calls on every visitor to find their vibe. From hiking and biking to sailing and snorkeling, from shopping and dining to just plain relaxing, Ventura County Coast will fill your days with a lifetime of memories.

Camarillo

Camarillo

An hour north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is nestled at the base of the Conejo foothills surrounded by verdant green fields and cool ocean breezes. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, enjoy Camarillo alfresco. From outdoor shopping and concerts, to delicious dining and fun events, Camarillo has it all. With small town charm and a rich history, it is the place for romantic weddings and corporate venues. Visit the historical sites and museums during the day, and walk along Old Town for dinner and drinks at night. A great getaway for everyone, Camarillo is the ideal place to Come for the Sun, Stay for the Fun.

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Oxnard

Oxnard

Rally your tribe and head for the Central Coast. California cool, panorama-perfect, culturally authentic and vibrant beyond measure. Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park. Just sixty miles northwest of LAX and in close proximity to Santa Barbara and other major destinations, Oxnard is one of California’s best kept secrets.

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Ventura

Ventura

A place that embodies a casual soul and unexpected allure, Ventura is a vibrant town that checks stress and pretense at the door.  Its artistic culture, enduring history and privileged locale is crazy-inviting, very much alive, and refreshingly human.

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Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme

Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the heart of the Central Coast, you’ll find Port Hueneme, the friendly city by the sea. Port Hueneme is the place for travelers looking to dig their toes in the sand, take a long walk, drop a fishing line off the pier or just kick back and relax. With walking and biking trails winding throughout the city and a perfect climate almost year round, you can revive your soul in Hueneme.

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is an American national park that consists of five of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of the U.S. state of California, in the Pacific Ocean.

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