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“Good walking”

Ventura Pier and Promenade
Ranked #1 of 72 things to do in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Beach city with great views of the beach with big hills inshore. You can see Channel Islands. The pier is a great place to enjoy, along with the Promenade. 2 good restaurants, 1 upscale. Nearby, on Thompson Blvd is the best pizza around, looks like a shack. Ventura County Fairgrounds is half a mile to the North. Great Bicycling, you could spend the day biking. Get a friend to drop you and your bike off in Ojai, Oak view, or Casitas- you can coast your bike all the way to the beach and the pier. Good way to spend the day. When driving, BE CAREFUL of camera ticket lights at various locations such as Thompson Blvd and Seaward Ave. Tickets are $580.00. If you are behind a truck or slow car and making a left- your done! This takes away from the ambience. City needs the income. Other than that, this progressive city has much to offer. Restaurants, leisure, and fun- bring the bike.

3  Thank Frank S
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

Love it! The walk down the pier was great and band playing made it even better. After the pierwe strolled down the walkway and took in the evening surfers. Lots of dogs happily playing

1  Thank haydens4360
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Worth a stroll. Two nice restaurants. One casual one more upscale. EZ parking. From the pier you can take the easy walk along the boardwalk. People can fish from the pier without a license. Rental equipment vendors are on the pier. Nice views of the coast and local surfers.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

I love to jog along the promenade or ride my bike. The path is a good size and rarely crowded.on a clear day you get great views of the channel islands not to mention the surfers,paddlers & natural wildlife.

Thank Sandra K
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

Good for a stroll from downtown for the sunset. Interesting history facts on boards along the sides. Unfortunately, it appears to be a place that attracts some homeless types when night falls.

Thank Moneyfools
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