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City of San Buenaventura
Home of the Mission By the Sea

Situated along the California Pacific coastline, north of Malibu and south of Santa Barbara, west of Los Angeles

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Ventura Visitor and Convention Center

2023 Inspirtation Guide for local Vibe

City of San Buenaventura
Official web page of the City of Ventura listing information about Ventura, City Government, Leisure Activities and Doing Business in the City.

Ventura Chamber of Commerce
Visit this site for a photo of the City of Ventura from overhead, along the Southern California coastline

Major Ventura Attractions
What to do in Ventura? This site lists major attractions in Ventura, CA Provided by Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau , which provides links to "What to do in Ventura, Where to Stay, Events Calendar, Meeting & Travel Professionals, Bucket of Beach Values, Order Visitors Guide and Photo Album."

Historic Walking Tour
A self-guided walking tour of Downtown Ventura.

The Ventura Downtown Business Partners coordinates efforts of the local businesses, sponsors events and activites and coordinates with the City and the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the historic Downtown area.

VENTURA COUNTY Information Site ~ This site lists local events and festivals in calendar format, which is updated daily, and also has articles about Ventura, live theater listings, a transportation page, a Ventura map, and restaurant listings.

Museum of Ventura County 
This site is also home to the Ventura County Historical Society. The Museum is located down the street from San Buenaventura Mission and is a wonderful addition in your visit back into history. This Museum is closed on Mondays. ~ (805) 653-0323, FAX (805) 653-5267 ~ Sue Chadwick, Executive Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Channel Islands National Park
One of Ventura’s most unique attractions is the Channel Islands National Park. The only national park in Southern California is made up of Anacapa, Santa Cruz, San Miguel, Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara Islands. The islands are excellent sites for diving, kayaking, camping, hiking and mountain biking. Experts boast that some of the best kayaking and diving spots in the world are located just 14 miles from the Ventura Coast. When visiting the islands enjoy the wide variety of ocean mammals and fauna. Visitors can land on the islands by boat or air.

California State Historical Landmarks - Ventura County
This site lists the landmarks in Ventura County, their number, whether they have a plaque or not, a photo of the plaque if there is one, whether there is a site to photo and if there is, a photo of the site if provided, and the location of each landmark according to address or directions.

Loreto City Council and Buenaventura (Ventura) City Council have voted unanimously to approve the Sister City relationship between Loreto and Ventura. Each city's respective mayor presented the other with the Key to their city, expressing enthusiasm about potential opportunities for both cities in areas of cultural and historical exchange, and eco-tourism. Mayor Heitmann highlighted the historic, cultural, religious, and natural resources that are common to both cities, and exchanges that will benefit both municipalities.
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