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Celebrating Black History Month and Beyond

By Visit Ventura There are so many moving, thought-provoking, introspective and inspirational thoughts regarding Black History Month and the celebration of Black History and culture. Luminaries from Rosa Parks to Michelle Obama, from Martin Luther King to Harriet Tubman, they have all weighed in. But we’ll focus on this one proud Black American, because his […]

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Ventura Harbor Village Offers 5 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals

by Ventura Harbor Village Header image: Kamilo Bustamante It’s safe to say that we could all use a fresh start in this new calendar year, and there is no better way to do that than to strive to become better versions of ourselves. Whether you made a New Year’s Resolution this year or not, 2021 […]

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A Love Letter to Road Trip California

This is a love letter to the California Road Trip, pure, simple and without apology. It can be no other way. California stuns you, beguiles you, seduces you, makes your heart race, your breath quicken, your soul soar. Gaze out over Yosemite Valley after a summer twilight rainstorm — waterfall tongues plummeting from heaven, fog […]

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Please Share (the need for) Ventura Love

Now is when we really need to help each other. Yes, there is finally hope on the horizon, and we should take that hope and run with it. But the honest facts remain hard. That bright horizon is distant. We don’t even know how distant. But here’s the thing about horizons. You can walk towards […]

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The Ventura Visitor Center Has Your Special Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is drawing near, and the Ventura Visitor Center has much to love. A wide selection of unique and coastal inspired gifts for men and women, for that special someone, or — why not? — maybe a gift for you. Celebrate love with the one-of-a-kind stamp the Ventura Visitor Center offers. Your love is […]

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Shop Ventura, Save Ventura, Love Ventura: Play the Perfect Support Local Card

Plain, honest and simple, these are incredibly tough times for our Ventura businesses. How tough? According to forecasts, one in six Ventura retailers, and one out of two Ventura restaurants, won’t make it through Covid. But forecasts aren’t written in stone. And difficulties can be overcome. In Ventura, we know this firsthand. Ventura knows this […]

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Ventura’s Top Ten Romantic Pairings for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, it could be said, is about pairings, and Ventura brims with perfect pairings. Valentine’s Day, it could also be said, elevates the stress of wooing your lover to untoward heights. Coming up with the perfect Valentine’s Day pairing — your idea, plus their idea of the perfectly romantic, equals the same thing — […]

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Plan your Valentine’s Day dinner and support local

Days Hours Minutes Seconds Countdown to Valentine’s Day by Visit Ventura All you need is love, love Love is all you need                                                                   […]

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What’s Happening Now with Channel Islands National Park

These are ever-changing times. With that in mind, Visit Ventura will be putting out current information about everything from beaches, to parking, to, yes, what’s happening at the moment regarding our beautiful Channel Islands National Park. It’s our chance to tell you — clearly and honestly — exactly how things stand in Ventura, and, in […]

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