Family Fun

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

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!

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Find More Family Fun

#vccfamily

Missing these beautiful Ventura sunsets by the water.
.
📖 Philippians 4:12-13
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#venturapier #ventura #venturacalifornia #venturabeach #visitventura #vccvibes #venturacounty #beachsunset #californiabeach #sunsetcalifornia #roadtripusa #socalbeaches #visitcalifornia #losangelesgrammers #todayscalifornia #caliinviteyou #ourgoldenstate #onlyinsoutherncalifornia #caliexplored #theonlycalifornia #californialove #california4fun #trappingtones #sunset_sunrise_beautiful #bns_sunset #raw_usa #raw_silhouette #raw_beaches #raw_community_member #suddenlysee

202 10

Crown thy good with brotherhood,
From sea to shining sea.
.
The last 5 words are certainly so beautiful…but that’s just defining the location. Our call to action and the depth of this lyric truly lies in the line just before them.
.
📖 Romans 12:10
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#venturapier #venturacounty #visitventura #venturacalifornia #venturabeach #ventura #visitcalifornia #4thofjuly #4thofjuly2020 #onlyinsoutherncalifornia #todayscalifornia #theonlycalifornia #ourgoldenstate #caliexplored #hellocalifornia #caliinviteyou #visittheusa #roadtripusa #losangelesgrammers #vccvibes #lifehacksla #_iloveusa #usapassion #raw_beaches #raw_piers #raw_usa #raw_vip #raw_usa_july4_2020 #raw_community #suddenlysee

135 8

Today, we celebrate all the incredible workers who make Camarillo such a special place.

Photo Credit: fotos_by_jb

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #laborday

176 7

🌊🌴🌅⁠
•⁠
📷 calvinretzlaff ⁠
•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
#ventura #visitventura #california #805 #venturacounty #californiaphoto #coastal #visitcalifornia #vccoast #vacation #theoriginalroadtrip #travel #CaliforniaWild #staycation #welltraveled #CALove #beautifuldestinations #tourismstrong #stayventurastrong #vccvibes

2163 30

Waiting in the waves🌊🌊⁠
•⁠
📷alishaduprey⁠
•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
#ventura #visitventura #california #805 #venturacounty #californiaphoto #coastal #visitcalifornia #vccoast #vacation #theoriginalroadtrip #travel #CaliforniaWild #staycation #welltraveled #CALove #beautifuldestinations #tourismstrong #stayventurastrong #vccvibes

1045 13

Adventurers come in all shapes and sizes 🌾 🌼

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #dog

275 16

7 of my favorite Ventura County Hikes! Read all about them on my blog. 🥾
LINK IN BIO.
⠀⠀
Here’s another shot from Cozy Dell trail. In Ojai off Highway 33, this 3.6 mile in and back trail is perfect for a quick day hike and rewards you with stunning views of Ojai, Miners Oak and Arbolada.
⠀⠀
Read more about this hike, including how to get there, on the blog. LINK IN BIO.
⠀⠀
#hike #hiking #hikeventura #venturacounty #hikingventuracounty #inmybackyard #lovewhereyoulive #hiker #hikemore #hikingadventures #hikingculture #hikingtrails #hikinglifestyle #california #southerncalifornia #hikecalifornia #hikingcalifornia #socalwinter #beautyeverywhere #VCCvibes

130 5

Look around…the sky is magical any time of day and night! Tag someone you want to stargaze with ⭐ 🌠

Photo Credit: visionskyy

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #sky #nature #outdoors #moon

292 5

Dolphins dancing along 🐬 🌊⁠
•⁠
📷 ren_fuller⁠

•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
•⁠
#ventura #visitventura #california #805 #venturacounty #californiaphoto #coastal #visitcalifornia #vccoast #vacation #theoriginalroadtrip #travel #CaliforniaWild #staycation #welltraveled #CALove #beautifuldestinations #tourismstrong #stayventurastrong #vccvibes #ocean #dolphins #sea #dolphin #instago, #instatravel, #tourist, #travel

1317 25

Did you know? St. Francis BBQ is credited as the BEST southern barbecue west of Memphis Tennessee. Grab some delish takeout and get a taste for yourself!

Photo Credit: kayecker

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #supportlocal

122 4

The views never stop along Ventura County Coast

Photo Credit: @masseyfoto

#venturacountycoast #california #beautifuldestinations #coastal #tourismstrong #visitcalifornia #vccoutdoors #vccgoodvibes #vccvibes #visitcamarillo #visitoxnard #visitventura #porthueneme #channelislands #roadtripcalifornia #sunet #sky #moon

1373 28

Napping by the waves 🌊

​Photo by @_b.miles
​.
​.
​.
​#venturacountycoast #california #beautifuldestinations #coastal #tourismstrong #visitcalifornia #vccoutdoors #vccgoodvibes #vccvibes #visitcamarillo #visitoxnard #visitventura #porthueneme #channelislands

351 11

Take your best furry friend out for the ultimate treat at braxtonskitchen. 🐶

Photo Credit: crystalclues

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #dog #foodies #puppy

115 2

Hike, bike, play, explore, relax…the opportunities are endless in beautiful Camarillo!

#visitcamarillo #camarillo #venturacountycoast #venturacounty #vccoast #vcclife #vccvibes #socal #southerncalifornia #californiaadventure #centralcoastcalifornia #theoriginalroadtrip #roadtripcalifornia #tourismstrong #getoutside #nature #hike #family

189 14

Remember to stop and take in the view every once in a while
Photo Credit: @the_woken_shutter

#vccvibes #venturacountycoast #california #beautifuldestinations #coastal #tourismstrong #visitcalifornia #vccoutdoors #vccgoodvibes #vccvibes #visitcamarillo #visitoxnard #visitventura #porthueneme #channelislands #sunset #nature #outdoors

524 7

CREATE LIFELONG MEMORIES

Ready to book your next family vacation?

Book Your Stay

Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

Camarillo
Oxnard
Ventura
Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park

Regions

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More