San Buenaventura city (Ventura for short) was incorporated during the year 1866. It adopted its shorter nickname right after during the year 1891. It is situated in Ventura County, in the state of California and is currently county seat for the area. Ventura hosts an expected population of 109,946 and can be reached using the State Routes 33 and 126, and well as the U.S. Route 101.
Some of the best surfing within Southern California could be found at Surfer's Point in Ventura County Fairgrounds. It is very well-known and well utilized due to the temperate type of weather in the area. Shopping, fine dining, and museums are plentiful downtown. Ventura is also the home of the Mission San Buenaventura. The busiest parts of the city are probably California Street and Main Street, which lie between Fir Street and Ventura Avenue. The previous home of the Ortega family (famous for their Chile products), Ortega Adobe, is situated downtown also. The shopping opportunities are vast and range from high-end retail to thrift shops. The city hall building is lovingly detailed and is the home to a beautiful statue of Junipero Serra. Wine bars and restaurants litter the streets downtown and the Rubicon Theatre Company, which has been globally recognized, is also situated here.
The fishing trade runs strong in Ventura Harbor, that hosts a variety of seafood restaurants and a small shopping village. Numerous famous restaurants and shops have situated here, like The Glass Touch, Milan's. and World Famous Hicees BBQ. The Ventura Harbor, that is home to The Channel Islands National Park Headquarters, offers trips to the Channel Islands on a daily basis.