Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Experience the coast like a local: 5 things to do in Ventura, CA

by Kacie Goff Ventura never stops showing off. Whether you’ve lived here for decades or are visiting for a weekend, you’re going to find something new and exciting. You could wander around and stumble across something awesome (highly encouraged). If, however, you’re looking to set an agenda for a fun few days in this coastal […]

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The beauty of Arroyo Verde Park in Ventura, California

by Sing Weist Nestled behind the beautiful suburbs of Ventura is Arroyo Verde Park. It is a park that withholds all the things that you would look for from a checklist of park potentials. It is dog-friendly, has trails that are sprinkled with beautiful wildflowers and butterflies, playgrounds for children, and picnic areas shaded by leafy trees. […]

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Chef whose organization prepared over 35,000 meals during the Thomas Fire wins humanitarian award

blog by Fiorella Calderoni Throughout December, World Central Kitchen was filled with dedicated volunteers eager to do their part to thank first responders and help those affected by the Thomas Fire. Together, they prepared and delivered over 35,000 meals. World Central Kitchen’s experience with humanitarian work was crucial for organizing a coordinated effort. The 2018 James […]

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17 reasons you should NEVER take your kids to Ventura, CA

by D.M. Moehrle Quirky beach towns like Ventura aren’t for everyone. And let’s face it, beaches and piers, uncrowded national parks, constantly warm weather, delicious fish tacos, and vintage, old-school fun — carousels, skating rinks, arcades — are only going to ruin all backyard family reunions and local theme park trips from here on out. High […]

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What Tourism Means for Ventura

Here at Visit Ventura, we know tourism is a complicated industry for our locals. After all, we’re locals, too. We love supporting our awesome businesses, from our wineries to our surf shops, and sharing everything that’s beautiful about our corner of paradise. After all, part of what makes tourism special is how it cherishes everything […]

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Roll into Ventura’s Eco Fest

by Kevin Clerici Venturans love to get outside, and Ventura’s burgeoning reputation as a cycling hotspot will get a boost on Saturday, April 21 with a free, family friendly Community Ride. The ride, which is open to all ages and cycling abilities, will begin at the Channel Islands National Park Visitors Center in the Ventura […]

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