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6 Reasons to Shop Ventura Small (Spoiler alert. #5 You’re doing yourself a favor)

Nov 23, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Venturans have always supported Ventura business, because community is what we do. With Small Business Saturday coming up on November 27th, here’s a real chance to help support Ventura businesses — and help yourself to some amazingly unique and affordable offerings from, well, amazingly unique and affordable businesses. Why shop... MORE

Ventura Local Gift Guide 2021

Nov 18, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Gift-giving is a highly subjective matter. And, frankly, some of us need help. In fact, the thought of finding the perfect gift might cause some of us to seize up. Relax. We’re going to help you find the perfect Ventura gift. Note the word “Ventura.” Never has it been more important to Support Local. So,... MORE

The Answer to Life’s Deepest Puzzles, Ventura-style

Nov 16, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Life is an invitation to many inscrutable puzzles. Like how fitted sheets can never be folded, or why no one ever makes a long story short. Was a time you had to journey to a remote place with little oxygen, shave your head, and sit in an excruciatingly uncomfortable position... MORE

13 Reasons Why Ted Lasso Would Love Ventura

Nov 12, 2021 / Visit Ventura

If you haven’t heard of “Ted Lasso,” you should watch it. If you haven’t heard of Ventura, you should remedy that. Because Ventura and Ted are two of a magical Kind. And there can never be enough Kind.    The show’s tagline reads, “This year, kindness makes a comeback.” But in some places, it never left.... MORE

Santa Barbara + Traffic = Ventura

Nov 11, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Considering a Santa Barbara weekend getaway, our San Diego friends? Let us begin by saying that, here in Ventura, we have nothing but profound respect and admiration for our neighbor to the north, an ethereal place with fine wines and fine cuisine and red tile roofs throwing back the sun.... MORE

Ventura Has Great Craft Beer. ‘Nuff Said.

Nov 09, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Keeping it short — because we know you’re already thirsty — Ventura has become a craft beer epicenter. Ventura plays a craft beer symphony, perfectly blended and played on your tongue, courtesy of local brewers who relish the words experiment, fun, and “what box?”. Perhaps for those right reasons alone Ventura’s brewers have created beers... MORE

Know Before You Go: Channel Islands National Park

Oct 29, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Much ado is (rightly) made about the five islands of Channel Islands National Park, and if you want to know why you must visit these life-changing islands just off the coast of Ventura, well just click here. But right now we have more practical matters at hand. Any trip to the Channel Islands will be... MORE

A Lesson in the Ventura Skies

Oct 25, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Rainbows and lightning. Of late, the Ventura skies have put on a show. When it comes to display, no one takes a front seat to Mother Nature. When lightning forked and thunder rumbled a few weeks ago, Venturans ran outside to marvel because, well, outside is what we do. From... MORE