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Car-Free Ventura: Exploring like a local

By Chanhee Kang One of the ways to enjoy Ventura is to follow what locals do in Ventura. It is pretty simple. First, have breakfast. Locals strongly recommend Cafe Nouveau (try the beignets!), a short stroll from the Pierpont Inn.    Then, walk down Sanjon Rd to the beach and take a left to stroll along the […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Pull Off The Road

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… Pull Off The […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: The Pursuit of Possibilities

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… The Pursuit of […]

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Car-Free Ventura: All the food and drink you need within 4 miles

By Chanhee Kang In Korea, there is a saying that ‘a loaf of bread is better than the song of many birds.’ In other words, even the beach is more fun after you’ve eaten something! In Ventura, you’ll find seafood, Mexican, Italian, Thai, Sushi, and many other cuisines within 4 miles! There are also lots […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Fast-Moving World

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… Fast-Moving World The […]

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Car-Free Ventura: Pet-friendly Edition

By Chanhee Kang Ventura is an extremely pet-friendly city full of people who love their furry companions. You can see a lot of four-legged friends and their humans wherever you go; downtown, the beach, and even walking in front of your hotel! In short, Ventura is a great destination for people who like to travel […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: When?

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… When? When my […]

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It’s Official! Surfing is California’s State Sport!

by Fiorella Calderoni On Monday, August 21, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that officially makes surfing California’s sport! A post shared by Visit Ventura (@visitventura) on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:05pm PDT It’s not exactly a surprise; Surfing towns, vibes, dudes, and competitions have long been part of California’s image. A post shared […]

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The Joys of Travel and Life: Santa Barbara Island Dawn

blog by Ken McAlpine Welcome to our weekly blog about the joys of travel and life. For the two are one. Travel, like life, is about making the most of our moments, for we only have so many. With that in mind, another moment together. Thank you for coming along for the ride… Santa Barbara Island […]

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Upcoming Events in Downtown Ventura: August-September 2018

by Kacie Goff Savor the summer and make the most of August and September in Downtown Ventura. Whether you’re a Ventura local or looking for the perfect getaway to our coastal community, make the most of these final weeks of summer. We’ve got double good news. Not only are there fun happenings in Downtown in […]

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