Oxnard Shores Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach (Malibu)
East Beach (Santa Barbara)
El Capitan State Beach (Santa Barbara)
Refugio Beach (Santa Barbara)
Emma Wood State Beach (Ventura)
Mandalay State Beach (Ventura)
San Buenaventura State Beach (Ventura)
Channel Island Harbor: www.channelislandsharbor.org/
This is the gateway to the Channel Islands National Park and also the hub for boating, sport fishing, kayaking and whale-watching excursions. The harbor is also home to the Ventura County Maritime Museum, fresh seafood restaurants, a Sunday Farmers Markets, tall ship visits and year-round events.
Channel Island National Park: www.nps.gov/chis/index.htm
This historical spot offers remarkable islands and an amazing ocean environment all the while preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources.
Channel Island National Maritime Sanctuary: channelislands.noaa.gov/
This is an oceanic reserve area that is responsible for the protection and preservation of submerged remains of the past that occupy the bottomlands of the 1,252 square nautical miles surrounding the park. It is home to at least 100 historical shipwrecks and Native American artifacts.