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Family Fun at Ventura County Coast

Discover the coast with your family. We have everything from fun road trips, enchanting outdoor activities and lots of free and fun things to do on vacation here in Ventura County.

Ventura County has lots of family friendly activities

Sunshine & Smiles

If you’re looking for the perfect, family-friendly vacation destination, you’ve found it! Ventura County Coast offers a mix of outdoor activities and fun educational opportunities for all ages. Spend one day swimming and building sand castles at the beach and the next immersing the family in automotive or aeronautical history at one of our renowned museums. Plus, our many family-friendly restaurants make meal time truly enjoyable for everyone!

Ventura County Coast has the most supportive community ever.” – Carson Peterson, Local Vibe

Famliy Friendly Road Trips in California

Family Fun Road Trips

Plan a road trip the whole family will get excited about in Ventura County Coast! Our laid back, welcoming cities offer tons of family-friendly activities, attractions, and restaurants. Spend a day at the beach building sand castles or surfing the waves and then head to a local museum or nature center for some educational fun. The kids will be having such a great time, they won’t know they’re learning!

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Your Family will Love Ventura County Coast!

Slow down, make memories – Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura and Port Hueneme were made for relaxation. Get away from the urban landscape and drive into open spaces, farmland and miles of uncrowded, accessible beaches. Ventura County Coast serves as an oasis from city stress and provides a break from the hustle and bustle of the everyday grind.

Whether your toes are in the sand or walking along the pier, parents and kids can both find ways to de-stress and recharge.

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Families love the Ventura County Coast
Free Family Fun things to do in Ventura County

Free Family Fun in Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast offers a surprising amount of free and fun activities perfectly suited for families looking to keep their vacation expenses low. From beach days to museum trips, from hiking to surfing, families will experience a relaxing and affordable California vacation when visiting Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura and Port Hueneme.

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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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