Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, you'll find the casual, seaside city of Oxnard where oceanfront recreation, fabulous festivals, exceptional weather, and miles of uncrowded beaches await your discovery. 

Channel Islands - National Park & Marine Sanctuary
Island Packers Nature Discovery Tours offers year round excursions - Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Camping, Winter & Summer Whale Watching Tours, Evening Dinner & Harbor Tours, and Channel Islands Wildlife Cruises.

Marine Emporium Landing - Gateway to the Channel Islands
Paddle a kayak, rent an electric boat, or hook a big fish.  Enjoy water any way you like at  - Boat & Kayak Rentals, Sportfishing Charters, Harborside Restaurants, Farmers Market and Wine Tasting.

Blue Ocean Kayaking - Kayak the Caves of Anacapa

Provides exciting guided tours to the unforgettable Natural Sea Caves, Sea Lion Rookeries and Kelp Forests of Anacapa Island.  Opportunity to see dolphins, whales, sea lions and varieties of sea birds.

Carnegie Art Museum
Major and regional exhibits of California art in a landmark 1906 Neo-Classical Building

Channel Islands Maritime Museum
Internationally renowned collection of maritime art and ship models dating from 1622 to the present.

Herzog Wine Cellars - Enjoy the Finer Things
Nestled within the strawberry fields and farm rows of Oxnard, the Herzog name has stood as a standard in great winemaking.

Magnavino Cellars - Ultra-Premium Wines of Character and Distinction
Celebrates the beauty of artisanal wines, hand-crafted to showcase complexity and balance...leaving a lasting impression long after it leaves the palate.

Rancho Ventavo Cellars - Specializing in Small Artisan Wines
Come taste, shop, picnic and relax - located among a collection of Victorian homes grouped in a park like setting in downtown Oxnard's historic Heritage Square.

Gull Wings Children's Museum - Let Your Imaginations Soar
Interactive hands-on museum for children ages 2-12 - Includes Fossil Quest! The Microscopic World, Medical Room, Space Exhibit, Ocean Touch Tank and more!

Mullins Automotive Museum - Home to the Finest Historic French Automobiles
With significant and representative decorative are from the 1920's and 1930's.

Murphy Auto Museum - Diverse Collection of Classical Automobiles
Includes Packards and a large model train layout.

California Strawberry Festival
Each year, strawberry lovers unite for the California Strawberry Festival. Tempt your appetite for fun, as delectable strawberry delights are served, along with non-stop entertainment, Strawberryland For Kids, contests for berry lovers of all ages, and more. Call (888) 288-9242 for more information (event held in mid/late May).

Jim Hall Track Time - Ventura County's Largest Go Kart Track
Southern California's Coolest Track - Simply arrive and Drive

Hearst Castle - You're Invited to America's Castle
Offering Grand Room Tours, Upstairs Suites Tours, Cottages & Kitchen Tours and Evening Tours.

Six Flags Magic Mountain - Thrill Capital of the World

Universal Studios Hollywood - Rides, Tours and Much, Much More!


The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Experience the beauty of California native plant displays in exquisite landscaped settings
Exhibits, walking paths, vistas and picnic areas, historic landmarks and more.

Santa Barbara Zoo - Giraffes with an Ocean View

Fishing Aboard the 65' Stardust - 1/2 & 3/4 day Fishing

Experience the finest 1/2 & 3/4 day fishing located in the Beautiful Santa Barbara Harbor

Spectacular Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley - Just 35 Miles North of Santa Barbara
Come discover "Little Denmark" in California - explore the quaint Danish village with windmills & bakeries, 100 unique shops, 15 hotels, over 30 restaurants, a dozen wine-tasting rooms, year-round recreation & cultural attractions all within easy walking distance.