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Ventura Pier and Promenade

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Address: 750 Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001

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What a great place to stroll and relax

The exposed-to-the-elements Pier constantly needs maintenance, but it was great over Thanksgiving 2016 weekend. Free to casually stroll upon, but watch out for slippery... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
JFGainesville
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Gainesville, FL
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed early morning hours walking on the pier watching people fishing, the dance of the seagulls and the brave surfers. At the end of the Pier is a description of the Santa Barbara Islands and they can be seen from the end of the Pier. There are a couple fast food restaurants on the pier, but they were not... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The exposed-to-the-elements Pier constantly needs maintenance, but it was great over Thanksgiving 2016 weekend. Free to casually stroll upon, but watch out for slippery conditions. Signs explain history and you get an up-close experience of the rushing, powerful water. It's a beautiful sunrise and sunset spot. Closed during the night.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did some fishing......no luck. However it's a great walk to get s view of the whole Ventura point. Good little food stand at the base of the pier.

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our accommodation was right next to this place, so we enjoyed a stroll down to the pier. At September there wasn't that many people down there so we got to hangout just listening to the waves and the seagulls.

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I feel I need a walk or bike ride- just need out of my head time I instinctively drive straight there. You can zone out with your earbuds or people watch. Pretty and peaceful.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach was very nice to see. The views were very nice. It was a nice place to visit on a beautiful day in sunny California.

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always wanted to see Ventura Pier. Was here back in 07 at night and it was late so the Pier was closed. Went there today and enjoyed the beaches and Pier. Lots of people fishing and walking on the Pier. There is a great seafood restaurant too. Worth a visit.

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Thank motorcar1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice walk on the pier in the morning..birds, fishermen, water and waves and the beautiful reflection of the sun on the water. A foot bridge was right behind our hotel that took us to the pier!!

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Thank kristi g
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Marriott and decided to walk along to the pier. It is a pleasant walk with nice views of the hills although the beach is blocked by sand dunes. We went in the pier which is OK but nothing in it apart from fishermen. Nice stroll but not amazing

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The view, the fresh air, and the weather make this the perfect start to a day or any part of the day.

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