6 Fun Stops for Families Along the Ventura Coast

Despite miles of sandy beaches, acres of scenic farm land and loads of outdoor possibilities, California’s Ventura County can get overlooked, perhaps in part due to its proximity to flashier neighboring counties such as Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. It takes but a day or so strolling the streets of Oxnard, Ventura and Camarillo to realize the error of your ways, however, as these quaint beach towns offer many treasures for those willing to hunt for them. Following are six ways to begin exploring the region — though we’re certain you’ll be back for more.