Things to Do in Ventura, CA

  • 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
  • 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
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0.0 Miles
Participants explore the city via an adventure combining the fun of a scavenger hunt with the information of a self-guided tour
2.9 Miles
93% 376 votes
Other Water Activities Ventura Harbor 1691, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
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.
0.6 Miles
100% 148 votes
Food Tours P.O. Box 7682, Ventura, CA 93006 MoreLess Info
Ventura Food Tours offer guided tours of the best dining options present in Ventura County. These trips are accompanied by informative commentary and conversations with the local chefs and owners.
3.1 Miles
98% 163 votes
Scuba Diving 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.
7.2 Miles
95% 150 votes
Bike Paths Parallel to Highway 33, Ventura, CA MoreLess Info
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.
2.9 Miles
91% 102 votes
Visitor Centers 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.
3.2 Miles
93% 73 votes
Theaters 1006 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
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.
1.5 Miles
89% 55 votes
Winery/Vineyard 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.
3.7 Miles
95% 55 votes
Wine Bars 14 S California Street, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
At The Wine Rack, visitors can sample up to three reds and three whites for each flight. The lounge hosts live entertainment from local musicians and comedians on weekends and week nights.
3.4 Miles
82% 421 votes
Other Water Activities 750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
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.
3.1 Miles
81% 315 votes
Restaurants 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001 MoreLess Info
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.
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