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The Happy Story of Bald Eagles at Channel Islands National Park

by Visit Ventura Images provided by Channel Islands National Park Not so long ago, bald eagles were in dire straits. In 1978 their numbers dropped so low, our national bird was listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Things were not good on the Channel Islands either. In the early 20th century bald eagles […]

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Why you should Visit Ventura to Find Some Perfect Pairings for your Wine

By Scarlett Wells In some instances, we question ourselves on how to make our wine experience more memorable. There are plenty of foods and places that can go along with your wines, but not all of them are worthy. To help you decide, here are some of the great places and foods you can find […]

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The Local’s Travel Guide to Ventura, California

by Away Lands Brandon and I were both born and raised in Ventura, California – a surf town just North of Los Angeles. Despite its oceanside location, wedged between Santa Barbara and Malibu, Ventura has always been a lot sleepier, a lot less fancy, and lot more affordable than the rest of Coastal California – […]

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Take a Ride on the Magic of the Ventura County Fair

by Visit Ventura Images provided by the Ventura County Fair The timeless poetry of the Ventura County Fair returns (July 31st through August 11th) to the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Carousel kisses, exhibits (art to agriculture), concerts (Styx to Daughtry), professional rodeo, 4-H livestock, rainbow fireworks, the smells of fried dough and cinnamon, hand-holding under the […]

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Taco & Tequila Options in Ventura

by Visit Ventura Featured image by Maya Sacks If you’re experiencing post Tequila & Taco Music Festival let down (the Festival took place July 20th and 21st), fear not. Here in Ventura, one of the world’s finest pairings is thriving (and if you want to forget the pairing, and just do authentic street tacos, nothing […]

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By Land & Sea: 72 Hours in Ventura, California

by Josiah Roe Images by Josiah Roe With its vibrant downtown, entrepreneurial grit, towering hills and gorgeous coastline, Ventura offers the outdoor-adventure traveler an array of activities including one of the best kiteboarding locations in California. Towns along the California coast are almost always considered charming and Ventura is no exception. Its natural beauty – […]

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The 2019 Ventura County Fair Concert Line Up!

by Visit Ventura Ah, nothing like music by the sea… Or the roar of motorsports and the whoop of rodeo. The 2019 Ventura County Fair concert lineup has something for everyone, and all the concerts and the P.R.C.A. Pro Rodeo are free with the price of Fair admission. Get there early for the best seats […]

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5 Grab & Go Food Options in Ventura

by Visit Ventura With due respect to fine linens and attentive wait staff, sometimes you just don’t want to sit down in a restaurant. Sometimes it’s nice to eat with the sun on your face and a beautiful view off your nose. Maybe even spill a little salsa down your front. In Ventura, your grab […]

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Six Reasons why you should attend the Ventura Surf Rodeo

by Visit Ventura Featured image by Maya Sacks Surfers competing in vests and cowboy hats (and you never know who they’ll be; 11-time world champ Kelly Slater has shown up, just because the Surf Rodeo has an underground rep for plain fun), greased pig paddles, hay bale obstacle races, mechanical bulls, and musical stages scattered […]

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A Finn in Ventura

My name is Tiia, and I come from Rovaniemi, Finland! I arrived in Ventura, California 4 days ago and it has been amazing so far! On my first day, I took a walk around the East Ventura. East Ventura has a beautiful neighborhood and I was amazed by all citrus and avocado groves! In Finland, […]

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