Oxnard Tourism

Oxnard /ˈɒksnɑːrd/ is a city in the United States, located along the coast of Southern California. It is the 19th most populous city in California and the most populous in Ventura County. The city lies approximately 30 miles west of the Los Angeles city limits, and is part of the larger Greater Los Angeles area. The population of Oxnard is 203,585 as of the 2012 Financial Report. Oxnard is the most populous city in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is listed as one of the wealthiest areas in America, with its residents making well above the average national income. Oxnard was incorporated in 1903. It is located at the western edge of the fertile Oxnard Plain, sitting adjacent to an agricultural center of strawberries and lima beans. Oxnard is also a major transportation hub in Southern California, with Amtrak, Union Pacific, Metrolink, Greyhound, and Intercalifornia stopping in Oxnard. Oxnard also has a small regional airport called Oxnard Airport (OXR). Oxnard is also the location of the National Weather Service forecast office that serves the Los Angeles area.


The city of Oxnard is situated on the southern part of the coast of California. The region is known for its strawberry production. Oxnard has plenty of historic spots like the Carnegie Art Museum and the Heritage Square. Children can check out the Gull Wings Children’s Museum with its replica of a small interactive town. Young ones can participate in the town’s daily activities like farmer’s markets, ocean touch tank etc. In winter, you can take the whale watching tour in the Channel Islands Harbour. Heritage Square plays host to summer concerts and performances. Foodies must check out the Oxnard Salsa Festival in July and the Strawberry Festival in May. One of the most unique and impressionable festivals in Oxnard is the Festival of Sail. If you are on a holiday in Oxnard in August, you will see tall ships of all kinds on the Channel Islands Harbour. Plan a tour of the seaside town of Oxnard today.


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