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About Ventura

The sunny city of Ventura is nestled between the Los Padres National Forest and the Pacific Ocean, located 63 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. Our mild Mediterranean climate and inviting parks, beaches, and trails offer plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation, from biking, hiking, and horseback riding to swimming, surfing, tennis, and golf. The city also has its own small harbor and is a short drive from the iconic cities of Ojai and Santa Barbara

Ventura and its surrounding communities are diverse and family-friendly. There are yearlong opportunities for community events and family fun, including a wide variety of restaurants, performing arts venues, farmers’ markets, arts and craft shows, music festivals, film festivals, shopping centers, and street fairs. With highly-rated public school districts and a variety of private education options, Ventura County offers everything you need to make it home.

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Visit Ventura
Ventura Chamber of Commerce
Cost of Living