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Ventura Pier and Promenade

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Address: 750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001

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Ventura Pier and Promenade - Perfect for a Morning Walk or Run

Uncrowded in the morning, this made the perfect place to take a morning walk, visit the ocean, and get some exercise. At night, there are restaurants and bars along the way for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Oakland, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The walk is nice, until the homeless encampment at the end. A couple of restaurants there that I did not try. Lots of nice benches to set and watch the ocean. Lots of birds, and surfers in the water. The day was beautiful so it was a nice little walk, but not much else.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The pier is decent for fishing or taking in the view but not really much to do. There are a couple restaurants and that's about it. The strand or bike path goes from the harbor park to Rincon and beyond. It's a nice ride with scenic stops and view points. Definitely a day trip and you can see it all.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Uncrowded in the morning, this made the perfect place to take a morning walk, visit the ocean, and get some exercise. At night, there are restaurants and bars along the way for Oceanside drinking and dining.

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Marana, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Ventura is a laid back destination with a few very good restaurants. Not much in the way of shopping but you can probably find a few nice as well as touristy items here.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stop at the top of the stairs on the prominade. Listen for the sound the waves make when they recede. Especially at high tide, the ocean makes the shoreline rocks sing. The singing is like Tibetan throat music mixed with Australian aboriginal guttaral utterances, but it is nature rumbling a tune. Stop at the end of the pier. Look out... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We love walking the Pier, often with out of town guests and often with our puppy. It makes for a great afternoon. Lots of restaurants around for food and drinks, love the one at the end of the pier, used to be called Eric Ericsson's, new name now, casual but delicious tacos, pasta, cocoanut shrimp, and drinks! Then you can... More 

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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Picturesque pier with Fish House Restaurant, casual dining and great seafood cakes. Enjoy the walking and ocean views. Beware of foggy mornings, called June gloom.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What a lovely spot to sit, relax, walk around, and gaze at the sea! My friends and I spent about an hour out here unexpectedly on a day trip. We had a great time, and you will, too!

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Perfect for an evening walk and catch the beautiful sunset. The best things in life are free indeed.

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Newbury Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The walk along the promenade from the state park to Surfer's Point is beautiful. There is nothing more relaxing than watching the windsurfers or rock balancers on the beach. A recommended ritual to rebalance and regroup! Stop at the Jolly Oyster on the way out and pick up some steamed clams with toasted baguettes and oysters.

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Address: 750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura

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