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Stay in Ventura with Your Dog and Get a Free Pooch Pouch

Jun 03, 2022 / Visit Ventura

A Free Pooch Pouch Can you bring your dog to Ventura? You bet. And when you overnight in Ventura, your furry friend will receive a free – and very special – Pooch Pouch. Why would Ventura include dogs among its treasured visitors? The real question is Why not? No place loves dogs more, so why... MORE

What’s Happening in Ventura on New Year’s Eve?

Dec 29, 2021 / Visit Ventura

It’s New Year’s Eve in Ventura, and yes, there are things to celebrate. From a dance party high atop the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel, to comedy (and fundraising at Poinsettia Pavilion), to bands, bands, and bands at the Ventura Beach Club, Ventura will be celebrating. For there are things to celebrate. Yes, once again... MORE

Ventura Versus Santa Barbara. A (Polite) Comparison…

Sep 24, 2020 / Visit Ventura

by Visit Ventura   Let us begin by saying that we have nothing but profound respect and admiration for our neighbor to the north, a town of exquisite culture, and red tile roofs, and glittering fashion. With good reason is Santa Barbara globally renowned as the American Riviera. They even have one of those tiny... MORE

Why you need to stop by Ventura on your California Road Trip

Sep 16, 2019 / Visit Ventura

by Visit Ventura Featured image by Josiah Roe California is a fairly large state especially in comparison to other places in the country or the world. Here in the Golden State of California, we have roughly 40 million people (with about 10 million of them in Los Angeles County alone) and 9 national parks (more... MORE

A guide to (free!) parking in Ventura

Aug 29, 2017 / Visit Ventura

Wondering where to park in Ventura and if there are any free parking spots left in southern California? Indeed there are! 2,900 free spots in downtown Ventura to be exact. Whether you’re going downtown, to the harbor, or the beach, Ventura has lots of free parking as well as a few paid parking spots for... MORE