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Things to do in Ojai

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Ojai. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Ojai attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Ojai to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Ojai.

  • Bart's Books

    An open-air used bookstore set in the frame of a traditional (though roofless) house. More
  • Casa Barranca Tasting Room

    Taste the latest vintage of organic wines. More
  • Chameleon

    Flirty tops by Nanette Lapore, Isabella Fiore bags, and other women’s favorites. More
  • Last Chance Trail

    Of the 24 hiking paths that crisscross the valley, the 6_-mile Last Chance Trail, which winds through the forested Santa Paula Canyon, is the most ... More
  • Lulu Bandha's

    Try a yoga-basics class at this downtown studio. More
  • Meditation Mount

    Pilgrims, gurus, and yogis have been drawn to these chaparral-covered hills for years. To see why, follow Reeves Road to the serene Meditation Moun... More
  • Movino

    Visit the art-filled sultry little wine bar where residents and visitors alike mingle over glasses of regional favorites; the 54-bottle list includ... More
  • Ojai Culinary Studio

    Nancy Michali trained at San Francisco’s renowned Tanta Marie culinary school before opening the Ojai Culinary Studio in a wood-floored house. The ... More
  • Ojai Olive Oil

    This olive farm near town offers tours, free samples, and bottles of orange- and rosemary-infused oils. More
  • Ojai's Certified Farmers' Market

    The Sunday market features organic produce, as well as artisanal soaps, candles, honey, and breads. More
  • Plush Surroundings

    Handmade furniture and a great selection of local jewelry. More
  • Pottery

    Visit the rustic studio workshop of Midcentury ceramist Otto Heino, who, at the age of 95, produces museum-worthy pieces. More
  • Rains

    A modern-day general store with everything from jams to home gadgets. More
  • Shelf Road Trail

    To avoid crowds at the Last Chance Trail, opt for the Shelf Road Trail, with its dramatic valley views. More

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