- Our list of the best things to do in Ventura, California, features the top 201 nearby activities — including 86 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Ventura, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 37 things to do within the city of Ventura, CA , followed by 164 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ojai, Camarillo, Oxnard, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Santa Paula, Malibu, Fillmore, Simi Valley, Long Beach and Santa Barbara
Puzzling Adventures 522 E Santa Clara St., Ventura, CA MoreLess Info
Participants explore the city via an adventure combining the fun of a scavenger hunt with the information of a self-guided tour
Located in Ventura, California, Island Packers offers tour cruises, chartered excursions and whalewatching trips. Many Island Packers tours include hiking, backpacking, overnight camping and photo-safari opportunities. The company offers discounts for school groups.
98% 163 votes
1591 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
At Calboat Diving – Spectre Dive Boat, guests have the chance to go scuba diving along the northern chain of the Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel Islands. Guests as young as ten years old may take advantage of the company's services.
Cyclists get quite the workout on the Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path, which stretches between Ventura and Ojai. The smooth, paved surface is perfect for both racing and mountain bikes. Rollerbladers are also welcome.
91% 102 votes
1901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
Visitors to The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park have access to information, maps and other materials that make it easy to get the most out of each visit. Friendly staff members are always available to answer questions.
Arts patrons love to take in shows at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura, California. The Theatre features musicals, plays, recitals, concerts, dance exhibitions and other enjoyable performances that are fun for adults and kids.
89% 55 votes
2290 Eastman Ave, Ste 109, Ventura, CA 93003 MoreLess Info
A craft winery that specializes in unique blends of different wine types, Four Brix Winery uses French, Italian, Spanish, and California grapes in various combinations. The winery features a tasting room with live music and food.
Enjoy expansive shore views, terrific fishing, exclusive shopping and fine dining at the Ventura Pier & Promenade in Ventura, California. The pier is open until sunset, and the promenade remains open for several hours thereafter.
Located in Ventura, California, the Ventura Harbor Village is an indoor-outdoor commerce and recreation area on gorgeous waterfront property. It features a bevy of shops and restaurants, plus plenty of open space dotted with shady trees.