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California Welcome Center

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Address: 2786 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone Number: +1 805-988-0717
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Make the California Welcome Center, Oxnard the first stop on your Central...

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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Day trip to Santa Barbara

My husband and I are from NJ and stopped at the visitor's center in Oxnard to get a map of California. Yes, we still prefer paper maps! LOL. The staff was extremely friendly and... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are from NJ and stopped at the visitor's center in Oxnard to get a map of California. Yes, we still prefer paper maps! LOL. The staff was extremely friendly and gave us great suggestions for things to do while in Santa Barbara. We even bought a few souvenirs at the center.

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

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. We wish you happy summer days, More 

Stilwell, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the California Welcome Center in Oxnard, California for information on driving along the coastline south to the Santa Monica Pier. The ladies working were very professional and provided us with information on the surrounding area as well as information on Santa Monica Pier. She even knew of a detour that was blocking the regular route to the... More 

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip. Discover Oxnard, a Central Coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and historic downtown. Gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, 11 miles off shore. We wish you happy summer days, More 

Camarillo, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for visitors and residents. Sort of hidden in the Collection shopping area. Lots of information available on local activities and some souvenirs for sale. They even gave a wine tasting area.

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

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will return and enjoy the wine tasting room featuring the Oxnard wineries located inside the California Welcome Center. We are always receiving new coastal merchandise for sale, too. Here's wishing you happy summer days, More 

Oxnard, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cindy was great, good info and very friendly. she gave great info I needed and made many extra suggestions I did not even think about

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip. Discover Oxnard, a central coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and historic downtown and gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, 11 miles off shore. We wish you happy summer days, More 

Ventura, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times, the last time was to check about Ventura fair passes. Every time I've come the counter person has always been very polite and helpful. They make sure all your questions are answered and you have everything you need (tickets, maps, etc). Even if you live in the area you can get lots of info here.

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

Thank you for returning to visit the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We are happy to provide you travel information for Oxnard and Beyond. We wish you happy summer days. More 

Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Located in the Collection Center in Oxnard near Famoud Dave's BBQ. Find discounts for local attractions and businesses. They are friendly and have info for the entire Gold Coast area.

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip. Discover Oxnard, a Central Coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and historic downtown. Gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, 11 miles off shore. More 

San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Very helpful staff and a lot of informative material! We learned about our area and are looking forwarding to exploring new places!

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip. Discover Oxnard, a Central Coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and historic downtown. Gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, 11 miles off shore. More 

Front Royal, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It was a little hard to find but once we found it they staff was very nice and helpful. It was a very clean and nice welcome center.

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

Thank you for your review and for visiting the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip. Discover Oxnard, a Central Coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and historic downtown. Gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, 11 miles off shore. More 

Pittsburgh. Pa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Stopped in for info about Ojai. Very helpful folks in a very pleasant space. Lots of printed info available as well.

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

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. Happy Travels to you, More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Kudos to the folks at the California Welcome Center in Oxnard. On our drive from Anaheim to Santa Barbara, we decided to pull off the highway and stop into the welcome center to look for a California Christmas ornament. Our family was visiting California for the first time and we collect ornaments from our travels. The entire staff made us... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. We wish you happy and safe travels, More 

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