5 Reasons to Venture to Ventura


Look just beyond L.A. and discover a beachfront getaway without the big spend.

With its abundance of affordable (and direct) flights and dozens of drivable destinations, California has long been a top spot for West Coast residents eager for a warm-weather getaway during the wetter months. The lesser explored Ventura County Coast—comprised of the towns of Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo and Port Hueneme—now offers a diverse range of activities and accommodations… without the crowds and costs that can come with more familiar California destinations. Only a 60-minute drive up the coast from Los Angeles, this quiet oasis is more than worth the trek.

Here are five reasons to opt for Ventura when planning your next California getaway…