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Ventura Harbor Village

1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
805-477-0470
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Ranked #8 of 18 attractions in Ventura
Type: Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: We love our Harbor! Our Facebook page is a place for our local community, as well as welcome tourists stopping through, to enjoy our views, to post... more » Owner description: We love our Harbor! Our Facebook page is a place for our local community, as well as welcome tourists stopping through, to enjoy our views, to post and share what's happening at our Harbor: from a day on the beach, a beautiful sunset, whale spotting, bird and seal pictures, to restaurant, nightlife or new water excursions taking place at Ventura Harbor Village! Ventura Harbor Village is California’s seaside playground brimming with fresh seafood and a wide variety of cuisines to tantalize your palette, boutique shops and art galleries around every corner, SUP, kayak, pedal and electric boat rentals to get on the water and see the seals, family fun at the arcade, kite flying, or playing in the sand at one of the safest beaches in the County “Mother’s Beach” (Harbor Cove Beach), daily boat trips, as well as sailing and dive charters to explore the Channel Islands National Park, coastal fashion and décor, a beautiful walking promenade with daily Happy Hours overlooking the boats, and a comedy club boasting top celebrity names to put a smile on your face. Now you can see why we Love our Harbor! « less
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Palmdale, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We own a timeshare in Ventura so we go as often as we can. The Harbor Village has lots of unusual shops and great restaurants. In July they have their Pirate Days. Professional Pirate shows,all kinds of vendors with cool pirate stuff to buy.Huge bouncers for the kids,(you need to buy tickets for bouncers) costume contests and photos with the... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
17 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We were staying in main part of town, so this was a bit out of the way. Don't waste time to go here, unless you have time to kill. The best reason to visit is the Channel Islands National Park Museum. Really interesting, terrific movie of the islands included all for no charge. Several restaurants and tourist shops.

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Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have visited Ventura many times over the years, and always enjoyed visiting the Harbor, however, this last time proved disappointing. It has become unkept, and dirty.

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Lancaster, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

There is a variety of food to choose from, however bring cash because most places did not accept cards. At least the parking was free.

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NY
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I go to the Harbor village every year. Most of the shops are out dated with a lot of tourist trinkets, cluttered & dusty. Some shops are clean & tidy, but never seem to update anything. But that's not a reason to keep you away for a visit. There is a great french restaurant, & one of the best seafood... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Plenty of places to eat and shop! Great view of the harbor and all of the boats! Even if you want to just sit down and relax plenty of places to sit and enjoy.

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Enjoy a day watching the boats come and go in a beautiful harbor. Plenty of shopping and restaurants.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

good walk from the hotel, kind of pricy, not much to see, same things, really did not care for this area.

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A destination it is not. The place feels unkempt and run down and maybe not as clean as it could be. The stores are expensive, though that is hardly surprising for such a tourist trap. If you have a boat then coming here makes more sense.

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Taft, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We walked from the Holiday Inn Express to here. It was a great walk, and we got ice cream and strolled the area.- it was perfect

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