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    Why the beach of course.

    by tvdandy Written Oct 5, 2007

    Well, after all, this is a beachtown. The beaches are clean with less seaweed then Santa Barbara.
    Their is also a pier for fishing. I believe the main thing here is the surfing, there are some good breaks here and everybody and their mama had a board. The sands are nice and wide. The only thing I did not like is that the sun did not set in the ocean, this is a hit or miss on the Central Coast.

    Ventura Beach, CA Pier on Ventura beach surfer on Ventura beach sun setting on Ventura beach husband and wife surfers, it's a family affair
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    Exploring Downtown Ventura

    by Tom_Fields Written Nov 9, 2007

    Ventura's downtown is very picturesque, with some pretty streets, a few museums, and nice squares. Check out Figueroa Square--directly in front of the Mission. It has a fountain, a couple murals, and provides some quiet space.

    Downtown's Main Street is lined with shops, restaurants, and attractions. I arrived too late for the Museum of Art and History or the Archeological Museum, but they're nearby.

    Main Street in downtown Ventura Murals at Figueroa Plaza The fountain The Albinger Archeological Museum The Museum of Art and History
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