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Spiritual Weekend Getaway in Ventura, Ca

photo by Michelle Evans blog by Sing Weist When setting a goal, a common phrase that is used to assist in overcoming an obstacle is, “mind over matter. Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — either way you’re right.” However, there are times when the mind may lose track of what […]

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Ventura’s Ideal Tourist

by Fiorella Calderoni All dreams are welcome here and Ventura’s ideal tourist checks pretense at the door, unafraid of walking barefoot in the sand, happy leaving with the smell of ocean water in their hair. Ventura is about feeling the vibrancy of life and built-in joy for what is right here or just around the […]

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Disabled Travel: Ventura, California

by Landon Biehl With year round average daytime temperatures ranging between 60 to 70 degrees, sandy coastlines, and plenty of sunshine, Ventura is a “must see” destination for millions of tourists each year. At first glance, Ventura may not seem accessible for individuals with disabilities, but Ventura offers many opportunities that everyone can enjoy. Whether […]

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22 fun & (mostly) free things to do at Ventura Harbor

Free daily entrance to the Channel Islands National Park visitor center 7 days a week. Walk the harbor promenade from Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center around the marina to harbor hotels. Free beach parking & harbor village parking. Fly a kite at Surfer’s Knoll or Harbor Cove beach. Capture the moment at 5 photo […]

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Get your dose of ghost hunting in April

by Richard Senate The Ghosts of Cemetery Park This tour of Ventura’s old burying grounds will outline the unique history of this site and the many pioneers who rest here. they include the early movers and shakers who established Ventura long ago. Established in 1866 the memorial Park was really three cemeteries to meet the […]

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Exploring Ventura’s Waterfront by Bike ~ Rentals Make Family Day Trips Easy

by Andie Bridges We drive into the parking lot, and the near constant refrain from the backseat turns from “Are we there yet?” to “Can we get out now?” With beautiful scenery, great parks, and varied topography, Ventura has been on my list of family biking destinations for a while, but the logistics of biking […]

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How to Spot a Venturan

by Debbie Cvijanovich Who are we? Venturans are a breed of their own. Friendly folks with a laid-back attitude who luckily call the quintessential surf town of Ventura (V-town)–home. We possess tell-tale signs reflecting the best of our adored hometown. Here’s a few clues to pick us out of a crowd: VENTURA STYLE Venturans know […]

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Visit Ventura Exclusive Interview With Micah Pueschel of Iration!

Interview by Elle Gaston I am a senior at Ventura High school and an intern for Visit Ventura. I’m also a big fan of Iration and jumped at the opportunity to interview the band when they came into Ventura. Read our exclusive interview below! A post shared by Iration (@iration) on Feb 13, 2017 at […]

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THE MAN IN BLACK IN VENTURA

by Richard Senate Years ago Mr. John Anthony Miller opened his exclusive Phantom Bookshop at the Zander Building in downtown Ventura. When he moved into the shop he discovered two awards behind a door awarded to singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, the legendary “Man in Black”. He discovered that the popular recording artist and actor once rented […]

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