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California Welcome Center

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Address: 2786 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, CA 93036-5446
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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Nobody has a finger on the pulse like these folks. Information on what's happening and where it's at is available for free and given with a smile. Find out directions, locations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert J S
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Oxnard, California
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Oxnard, California, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to go to find out what's happening in the Ventura County area. Has good information and maps about the area. Can purchase some unique items dealing with the cities of Oxnard and Ventura

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Carpinteria, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Welcome center has helpful staff and lots of brochures about Central California Coast attractions. All brochure materials were free.

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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 visit to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. More 

Oxnard, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nobody has a finger on the pulse like these folks. Information on what's happening and where it's at is available for free and given with a smile. Find out directions, locations and all about that special little place you might otherwise miss. They even have wine tasting right there at there shop.

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Thank Robert J S
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, a Central Coast paradise with unspoiled beaches and the gateway to the Channel Islands National Park, just 11 miles offshore. We wish you happy summer travel days, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These folks have got the right idea. All the info in one place on great places to visit, and not just the ones that paid a fee. They seem to have they inside track on what's happening as well. Discount tickets for everything in the area and throughout SoCal. Wine tasting right there too!

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you found our services to be helpful. We look forward to your return visit to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. We wish you happy summer days, More 

Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 July 7, 2016

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 July 7, 2016

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 June 27, 2016 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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Thank Pooh52
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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Thank Larry M
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 

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