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Welcome to Ventura County Coast. Our coastal paradise is an ideal location for those looking for outdoor adventure, seaside fun, and exciting events. Check out our resource guide to help you plan unique experiences for your clients.

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Ventura County Coast Travel Guide

Show your clients why Ventura County Coast is the ideal travel destination for beach and outdoor lovers.


Get inspired with our custom itineraries made by our local guides. Learn more about our four unique coastal communities, Channel Islands National Park, our location, and what to expect on your visit to our coastal paradise.
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The region features over 450 restaurants including award-winning wine tasting rooms, breweries, waterside restaurants and dozens of great ethnic California eats. Our partners will work with your group to provide dining options from the basic to a truly one-of-a kind experience.

Thought starters:

  • Take farm to fork to a whole new level and host your group dining at one of our amazing farms.
  • Step aboard a boat and cruise one of our harbors for an on-the-water dining experience.
  • Take your experience to new heights by dining under the wings of authentic WWII era aircraft.
  • For a truly one-of-a-kind experience think about leaving the mainland and host a dining experience at Channel Islands National Park, one of North America’s magical treasures.

Four Welcoming Cities

Getting Here

Location:  Gateway to the California Central Coast, located off Highway 101 between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.

Distance from Surrounding Destinations

  • Santa Barbara: 27 miles
  • Hollywood: 46 miles
  • Los Angeles: 52 miles
  • Bakersfield: 120 miles
  • Las Vegas: 315 miles
  • San Francisco: 359 miles

*Exact distance varies.

Regional Quick Facts

With so much to see and experience, below are a few quick facts about our destination.

  • Nearly Perfect Year-Round Weather
  • 22 Miles of Safe Uncrowded Beaches
  • 1 National Park: Channel Islands National Park
  • 1 National Recreation Area: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
  • 2 Harbors
  • 450+ Restaurants
  • 60+ Lodging Options
  • 9 Golf Courses
  • 10 Surf Spots
  • 20+ Hiking/Biking Trails
  • 30+ Museums
  • 15+ Breweries
  • 13 Wineries

Channel Islands National Park is one of the top photography and video destinations in Ventura County.

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Ventura County Coast Climate

Respect California

California is a place of wide-open spaces that champions open-mindedness and celebrates diversity. Californians respect our friends and neighbors and their health and safety. We respect the environment, local culture and all the different kinds of people who visit our state. Respect is the key to keeping each other safe and all of California’s precious and fragile beauty protected, today and tomorrow. Feel free to traipse, travel and follow your joy in California. Please follow this California Responsible Travel Code while doing so.


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Meet Our Team

Jeanette Brown

Program and Administration Manager
Ventura County Coast

Michele Gilmour

Director of Business Development
Visit Ventura

Michelle Flippo

Operations & Sales Manager
Visit Oxnard

Bailey Huerta

Marketing Coordinator
Visit Camarillo

Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

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Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park


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.



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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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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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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