Father’s Day Inspiration: Best Activities to do with Dad

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Surf’s Up, Dad!

Embarking on a Surfari with your dad is an unbeatable experience. Even if you’re new to surfing, Ventura County Coast offers excellent beginner spots that are perfect for novices like you. If you’re unsure where to begin, our comprehensive guide to the top surf spots will assist you in finding the ideal location based on your skill level. Should you require surf lessons, our surf guide provides all the necessary information to ensure you’ll be riding the waves by Father’s Day. Get ready for an incredible surfing adventure with your dad!

Tee Time for the Best Dad Swing

Discover the outstanding golf courses and country clubs that provide exceptional golfing experiences tailored for dads. Camarillo boasts a selection of premier golf courses along the coast, guaranteeing an unforgettable outing. Additionally, Port Hueneme’s Naval Base features a fantastic golf course accessible to the public, ensuring a memorable day on the greens. When in Oxnard, be sure to explore the two remarkable public golf courses, both of which are highly recommended and worth a visit. Ventura also offers a choice of two splendid golf courses, providing ample options for avid golfers seeking a memorable experience.

Go fishing at the Ventura Pier

Casting Memories: Fishing Fun for Dads

Embarking on a memorable sport fishing expedition to the Channel Islands is an exceptional way to create lasting memories and enjoy quality time with your dad. Both the Channel Islands and Ventura Harbors boast incredible sport fishing landings, featuring skilled captains who know how to find the fish. Looking for more affordable fishing opportunities? Our piers in Port Hueneme and Ventura are great for catching smaller fish while spending quality time with Dad.

Cheers to Dad: Craft Beer and Breweries

Brewery crawls have become increasingly popular along the stunning Ventura County Coast. The cities of Oxnard, Camarillo, and Ventura are home to a plethora of exceptional craft breweries, offering an ideal setting for an unforgettable beer crawl along the coast. With their diverse selection of brews, these cities promise a remarkable and enjoyable experience for beer enthusiasts seeking to explore the vibrant craft beer scene.

Father’s Day Feast

Ventura County is a culinary haven, boasting diverse restaurants in towns like Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Oxnard, and Ventura. From fresh seafood to farm-to-table delights and international flavors, the county offers a range of dining options. With fine dining, cozy cafes, and hidden gems, touring Ventura County’s restaurants guarantees a memorable gastronomic adventure and a taste of the region’s flavors.

 

Pedal with Pops

Discover amazing cycling options along the coast. Port Hueneme and Oxnard offer beachfront bike paths, while the coastal route takes you from Mugu Rock all the way to Rincon Point. Camarillo features 5 scenic biking trails in the chaparral wilderness. Ventura has a vast network of bike paths in the city and beach areas. Rent e-bikes or traditional bikes in downtown or the promenade for leisurely touring. Pedal through the captivating Ventura County Coast and create cycling memories!

Go bicycling with Dad on Father's Day.

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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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