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

Fuel up the morning of the trip on homemade strawberry jam and pecan-topped waffles.

Things to do in Ventura

Pick up a warm fleece jacket before you go at Ventura’s Great Pacific Iron Works, a.k.a. the Patagonia mother ship.