Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Your Amgen Tour of California knowledge after you read this…

by Visit Ventura Featured image by FC the Cat C’est Magnifique. The Amgen Tour of California flies into, and out of, Ventura on May 16th. The women’s race starts (12:10 pm) and finishes (roughly 2:50 pm) at the Ventura Fairgrounds. The men, racing down from Pismo, will sprint across the Fairgrounds finish line at roughly […]

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Five Places to Breathe Deep Before/After Your Meeting

by Visit Ventura With all due respect to your life’s work, life is about more than meetings. Ventura being Ventura, all of these sanity restorers are likely minutes from your meeting. A chance to contemplate what really matters. Check out this blog about how 15 minutes on the beach can help you feel uplifted. “I […]

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What You Need to Know About Whale Watching off Ventura

by Visit Ventura Featured image by J Sanchez (And a Little Romance Advice to Boot) World-Class Whales It’s world-class whale watching, without a doubt. You never know what you’ll see in the waters off Ventura’s coast — Nature isn’t a Disney exhibit — and that mystery is part of the thrill and the joy. But […]

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Meet the BIG-Hearted Riders Coming to — and, woosh, through — Ventura

by Visit Ventura The Amgen Tour of California is America’s only UCI WorldTour race, always making it a draw for the world’s top riders. This year’s race is no exception. Many of the world’s top cyclists will be competing in the 2019 race, which also happens to be the longest and most challenging in the […]

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Ventura’s Two Mermaid Statues

by Visit Ventura Featured image by West Cooke and a Lovely Mystery Beneath the Sea “Under the Sea, under the sea. Darlin’, it’s better, down where it’s wetter. Take it from me…” Mermaids are mythical creatures, created in the imaginations of ancient civilizations across the globe (Greece, Babylon, China, Japan), water deities that were celebrated […]

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Ventura’s Feeling Lucky

by Visit Ventura Step aside, Ireland! Our rains have bestowed stunning, and strangely soothing, greenscape. Take a moment to breathe deep, and enjoy. Take more than a moment. There’s art in stillness. And don’t forget to slip on your favorite green and come to the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Saturday, March 16. It starts at […]

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Five Wedding Panoramas that Speak to Love’s Permanence…

by Visit Ventura Featured image by Melissa Eiser (And Maybe Offer a Dose of Calm) It’s a life-changing event, perhaps even the pinnacle of romance. But let’s be honest, planning a wedding can be equal parts dreamy romance and harrowing terror. Maybe not even equal parts. No one can alleviate all the angst of planning […]

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Ventura Surf Star Drops in on the Big Apple

by Visit Ventura Ventura’s own Walden Surfboards has always worked joyfully outside the box. Also safe to say that not too many surfboards have appeared tucked under the arm of supermodel Carolyn Murphy. Still, we’re betting it was the Walden boards that turned even the heads of jaded New Yorkers. All part of a 12-page […]

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We need volunteers for this special community event

by Visit Ventura Featured image by FC the Cat Help us make history! Do you want to be part of the story rather than reading about it after the fact? Do you love Ventura and volunteering for your community? Are you a fan of world-class athletes? If so, we need you! We are looking for […]

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5 goals you can set and accomplish by the sea

by Visit Ventura Make the most of 2019 on the waterfront at Ventura Harbor Village, delicious restaurants, plenty of happy hours, laughs and activities are waiting for you. Check out the Channel Islands Visitors Center to book a trip with Island Packers to take your adventure even further. 1. Laugh More Laughter is the best […]

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