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California Welcome Center

Address: 2786 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone Number: +1 805-988-0717
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Oxnard
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Cultural
Owner description: Make the California Welcome Center, Oxnard the first stop on your Central Coast adventure. You'll...
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: Make the California Welcome Center, Oxnard the first stop on your Central Coast adventure. You'll find a wine tasting room where you can sample Ventura County wines, info on local, regional and statewide attractions and tickets. Gifts and souvenirs from local merchants, free wifi, clean restrooms, and above all, friendly and professional staff to assist you with your travel planning needs. Specializing in locally produced merchandise. Open 7 days a week! Stop in along the way or even if you are dreaming of a get-away.

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Oxnard, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Welcome Center is located in The Collection. We stopped in there after a movie (Riverpark 16 is right there) on a whim. What a nice surprise to find all the items they have to offer: from maps and brochures of everything in Ventura County plus other counties to tshirts and magnets. They also have a wine tasting corner (!)... More 

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting, please come again as we love to see local folks and from afar visitors at the California Welcome Center. More 

Los Angeles, CA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was our first stop upon arrival in Oxnard. It's in part of a large strip mall though so you can easily wonder if you're going to the right place. You won't see it from the road, but you will see their signs with arrows pointing you in the right direction. What you will see is the restaurant: New York... More 

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oxnard
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199 reviews 199 reviews
67 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

You can buy your wow pass tickets to the Ventura County Fair every year. It allows you to go everyday and saves a lot of money. They also have cold water while you browse around the great events Oxnard has to offer. Also for sale are local jar preserves and other assorted crafts.

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North Street, MI
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Once we found this place, we discovered it was worth the search. There were initially signs along the streets pointing in the direction of the center, then POOF, we saw no more. It is in a mall area behind Target anbd next to Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que. You must pay for parking on the street, so plan on a 20 minute... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The volunteers here are very knowledgeable, and very helpful with lots of info on every area in California. Good way to get your bearings and get some great ideas about places to stop and see!

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Camarillo, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I visited this welcome center to get information on local things to do for friends who were going to be here for a lengthy trip. I was surprised at the amount of information available throughout California. Loved the information, but think the location leaves much to be desired. It's too far from the freeway and hard to find.

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Oxnard
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This center needs so many more signs to make it user-friendly. My feeling is it would be better located near the new Target Store area - right in the midst of all the stores we hope one day will get their act together and finally open. Why should it be tucked way out of the way where it is hard... More 

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Escondido
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146 reviews 146 reviews
86 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

CA Welcome Center 1000 Town Center Drive Oxnard 93036 Unit 135, 6 story building with outside separate entrance. We hoped to find tasting discount coupons for some of the wineries we had scheduled for our trip. We did not get any coupons, but did find a couple broshures of value to our trip.

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