Along 600 miles of California’s beautiful coast, lies 21 missions, founded by Father Junipero Serra. View a map of the all the missions here. In 1782 Father Serra founded the Mission San Buenaventura laying the foundation for what would become Ventura. Ventura’s Downtown area is home to numerous historical sites all within walking distance.
Pick up a complimentary Mission San Buenaventura Archeological Site Walking Tour guide or a Historic Downtown Walking Tour Guide at the Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau, 101 S. California Street, Downtown Ventura, or visit Mission San Buenaventura Historic Park’s website