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“Needs improvement” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor
Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Oxnard
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Neighbor to the scenic Channel Islands, Channel Islands Harbor is a working harbor that offers fun-filled water activities for the whole family. About an hour's drive north from Los Angeles, the Harbor features several beach-lined parks and coastline for picnics and surfing, as well as nearby biking and walking paths. While at the Harbor, visit our many shops and dine at one of several restaurants with menus ranging from deli sandwiches to Brazilian cuisine. Be sure to check out the Channel Islands Maritime Museum with its ever-changing exhibitions, world-class maritime art, and ship models.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Oxnard
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Needs improvement”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

This place needs work. It looks depressed, both in the condition of the buildings and the feelings it gives the visitor. I remember when there was a totally different atmosphere there and finding a good parking space was difficult.

Visited January 2013
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Vancouver Canada
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Relaxing location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Start at the park and drive around the houses facing the water, this is a very peaceful area for a walk and enjoy the ocean breeze and snoop on the different houses. Some are mid 20th Century, some are so modern - we saw a Glass House by the beach.

Visited March 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Something interesting to do”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Great people and boat watching. Went here twice: first time was in a downpour...not so great, second was at sunset...great.

Visited March 2013
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Thank pocket1110
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Oxnard
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lots of sail boats and yhats!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great place to go for a walk looking at all the boats. You forget how far you've walked because the boats are so interesting. There are a few restaurants, but not enough gift shops. Beautiful days, seagulls and somewhat wind protected by westward housing. Worth the trip to Channel Islands and Harbor Blvds. See Oxnard too!

Visited December 2012
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Thank ibizmentor
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Santa Rosa, California, USA
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61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A great place for a walk.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

The harbor is a very scenic spot to go for a walk and hosts weekly farmers market where you can not only get fresh produce but can get locally crafted souveniers and momentos of your trip.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Douglas M
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