A Beach Vacation You Can Afford…

Unpretentious, uninhibited, unconcerned with showy glitz, Ventura is much more than the city you pass by on the freeway. An easily walkable downtown lined with locally owned restaurants and stores. Friendly people. Uncrowded beaches. Yep, things are a little slower here. So you can enjoy the sunshine on your face and explore our beach town at your own pace.

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In Ventura we specialize in seaside breezes and ocean views. Hotel, campground, intimate bed & breakfast, or RV park; we take pride in walkability to the sand and in the street. Plus, every range of stay; from full-service hotels, to budget motels, to, yes, oceanfront camping. Because five stars applies as well to memories as it does to hotels.

Ventura is the perfectly easy alternative to Big City hustle and bustle.

We’re an hour north of Los Angeles (six hours south of San Francisco) and several worlds away. We have no Getty, no Golden Gate Bridge, no Disneyland. But we also have no traffic, and free parking, and affordable front row seating to dolphins playing alongside surfers, free showings of vibrant beach sunsets, and world-class outdoor adventure with childlike spontaneity. We’re small town, but don’t mistake that for small time. Unless you equate small town with tranquility, and uncrowded beaches, and sunsets where you can stand alone, holding only a love one’s hand.

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Ventura’s astonishing natural beauty is the perfect setting for your perfect day. Browse our eye-catching indoor and outdoor wedding venues. But don’t forget to look at your lover.

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