Ventura Harbor HOLIDAY PARADE OF LIGHTS CRUISE

We arrived at the Ventura Harbor just as the sun was setting behind the Channel Islands into the Pacific Ocean. It was one of the best sunsets I have witnessed in a long time. The sky was a robin’s egg blue, the islands were visible and wispy clouds were above the horizon. Across from the…

Escape The Heat in Ventura

When the weather gets above 90 degrees, my husband and I seek more comfortable temperatures in the 80s at the beach. One of our favorite escape the heat destinations is Ventura. It’s about a one hour from Los Angeles north up to the Ventura Harbor Village. Parking can be tough during the summer and early…

Spring Break Fun in Ventura

North of Los Angeles is the vibrant Ventura Harbor Village boasting 35 shops, galleries, restaurants and waterfront activities. Take a ride on a boat for a harbor tour. There are also boat, kayak and peddle boat rentals. Boat excursions take travelers to the five Channel Islands right off the Ventura coast to snorkel, hike, kayak…