Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Here’s why the spirit of the Hikianalia voyage inspires us.

by Visit Ventura Crossing the Pacific Ocean guided only by the stars in the sky is no small feat but Hikinalia’s crew was determined to sail more than 2,800 miles over 23 days from the shores of Hawaiʻi across the North Pacific to California carrying a message of Mālama Honua –caring for our Island Earth. […]

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Six of the Best Happy Hours in Downtown Ventura

by Kacie Goff top image by Lucas Dorward Looking for a drink and a bite in Downtown Ventura? These six happy hours deliver. Ah, happy hour. Whether you’re hitting it after a long day of work or as an excuse to get together with friends, it really is a happy hour. That’s especially true when […]

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Been to San Diego? Give Ventura a try

by Ken McAlpine See this as a tale of two cities beside the same cooling sea, only one city is a city and, well, one really isn’t. It’s a win-win tale, because – imbued with Southern California sunshine and beachy fun — both places should be at the top of any travel bucket list, and […]

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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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Upcoming Events in Downtown Ventura: October 2018

by Kacie Goff Don’t get spooked this October! Downtown Ventura has an incredible lineup of events for you. The goblins, ghouls, and witches are making their way out of hiding to grace the fronts of homes and the aisles of stores. And you know what that means – it must be October! We’ve got good […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Walking through history in Ventura

By Chanhee Kang There is a saying that ‘you can only see as much as you know.’ In Ventura, there is a lot of history you can pass by without knowing! Like most of Southern California, most names are Spanish, like Los Angeles and San Francisco. The name ‘Ventura’ means ‘fortune’ in Spanish, making the ‘City […]

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