Ventura Travel Guide

Articles about Ventura

A surge of shops and restaurants has earned the southern California city of Ventura a new nickname: Little Santa Barbara. Old standards like Nicholby's (404 E. Main St.; 805/653-2320)—equal parts vintage-clothing store and nightclub—and the recent...

Restaurants in Ventura

Things to do in Ventura

In Ventura, the center leads full-day kayaking tours of the islands, where dolphins and sea caves await. $180 per person; rentals $35–$55 per day