8am – Walk from your accommodation or park at the free 24 hour parking in the structure on California street, or in the free lot behind the city hall. You won’t need your car today!
8:30am – Have a classic contemporary Californian breakfast of organic acai bowls and handcrafted espresso or a matcha latte at Stoked Cafe on Main Street.
10am – Mission San Buenaventura opens for the day at 10am. Explore the classic architecture of this historic building and its grounds.
12pm – Walk back up Main St. to take lunch at the local favorite Thai restaurant, Rice By Mama. Try a classic Pad Thai or take a chance with their traditional sour Tom Kha soup or spicy Panang Curry. Wash it down with a sweet Thai iced tea if you need an afternoon pick me up.
1-4pm – Walk lunch off along the Promenade and Pier, or spend the afternoon relaxing at Surfers Point Beach, catching some sun and watching the surfers catch some waves. Still feel like shopping? Peruse the many thrift stores and consignment shops Downtown instead.
5pm – For dinner try out Barrelhouse 101’s Garlic Truffle Fries and a Bratburger or Market Ahi Salad to go with your flight of craft beers from their massive selection.