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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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On National Plan Your Vacation Day, Ventura Dreaming

by Visit Ventura Header image Tana Hayes Who doesn’t long to reconnect with the world? To travel again; around the world, around the county. To inhale freedom and joy and experience new things, here in sun-kissed Ventura or, well, any other place that fills and fires your dreams. Yes, we are (rightly) in a global […]

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Ventura Moves Back into the Purple Tier: What it Means

by Visit Ventura COVID-19 continues to alter the landscape; a global situation that stretches far beyond tourism and our town of Ventura. First and foremost, our hearts go out to those affected — and our heartfelt gratitude goes out to all those who continue to work so hard to address this unprecedented challenge. The brightest […]

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Ventura’s Top Moments of 2020. Yes, There Were Bright Spots.

Yes, there were bright Ventura moments in 2020. In fact, plenty of them. And certainly plenty more that were never reported; simply taking place in the quiet, backstage world where good things happen. Yes, COVID-19 has hurt us in so many ways, so many of them beyond imagination and words. Yes, there is so much […]

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Ventura’s Ocean Inspiration

As you read this waves are marching into Ventura’s shores like sequined queens, line after line. Touched by sunshine and ethereal grace, they slow as they feel the bottom. Rearing skyward, they lurch forward, masses of water descending with cannon cracks. On the shore, the power shakes the beach. In the water, Ventura’s surfers fly. […]

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Shop Ventura, Save Ventura, Love Ventura. Venturans, Our Town Needs Your Help!

by Visit Ventura We started with Shop Ventura, Save Ventura, an all out effort to support our local restaurants and retail businesses through the Holidays. Now we have to up the ante. Now, with the Holidays behind us and the slow times of January and February before us, Visit Ventura is going to do everything […]

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Ventura’s Top Photogs Pick Ventura’s Most Photogenic Spots

Featured Image by Steve Cattanach by Visit Ventura The seascape panorama from Grant Park. The pastoral loveliness of Harmon Canyon. Any crescent sweep of unmarked beach on Santa Rosa Island. Waves unfurling, well, pretty much anywhere. Yep. Picking Ventura’s most photogenic spots is a bit like trying to find blemishes in the Sistine Chapel. Precisely […]

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Ventura’s Top Healthy Eats

by Visit Ventura It’s a New Year and maybe you made a few resolutions. Or maybe you just need to get that fruitcake/eggnog/entire box of chocolates (you know what you ate) out of your system. Having laid waste to your body, how about a dose of healthy Ventura eats? Veggie Wrap Nature’s Grill  Vegan Loco […]

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How Does Ventura Greet the New Year?

by Visit Ventura   It’s been a year like no other. And this time around, Happy New Year takes on a blurry meaning. But like any blurry picture, you can squint and see what you want. And therein lies the secret, and perhaps a whole lot of magic. Half empty. Half full. Sunset. Sunrise. Vulture. […]

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New Year’s Resolutions, Ventura-style (You’re Gonna Like ‘Em)

by Visit Ventura We all know them. We’ve all ignored more than a few of them, and, happy news, we believe you’re perfectly within your rights to ignore a few of them yet again. Because here in Ventura, New Year’s Resolutions take on a whole different bent. Exercise more… Let’s be honest. Exercising can be […]

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