The following lists provide an overview of local attractions and destinations close to this hotel in Ventura, California:
Arts & Cultural
A.J. Comstock Fire Museum
Located across from the San Buenaventura Mission, this charming unique little museum tells the story of what the early Ventura County firefighters endured and features original artifacts, photos and more.
Albinger Archaeological Museum
Visitors to this delightful local museum will marvel at artifacts that reveal over 3,500 years of history over five different cultures, including pre-Chumash and Chumash cultures, early Indian culture dating back to 1600 B.C., Mission and Rancho eras as well as every-day items that give insight into the story of Ventura's early beginnings.
Ventura County Museum of History and Art
This unique museum tells the history of the city and the area and features a Native American Room, filled with Chumash treasures, a Pioneer Room, with artifacts from the Mexican-American War, an art gallery featuring the works of local artists and an impressive archive of over 20,000 photos of Ventura County from its origins.
Points of Interest
Angeles National Forest
A California Historical Landmark, the 655,387-acre forest is located in the San Gabriel Mountains with much of the forest covered in dense chaparral shrub forests, pine and fir-covered slopes in the higher elevations and which features skiing in the colder months and incredible hiking all year-round.
Camino Real Park
Just minutes from Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn, Camino Real Park is 38 acres of beauty, with everything from jogging and cycling paths to tennis courts, softball fields, baseball fields, basketball courts, picnic areas and more.
Channel Islands National Park
With over 2,000 species of plants and animals, the park also features cultural and archaeological resources that span a period of more than 10,000 years and is an ideal spot for diving and kayaking with minimal winds, clear ocean water and incredible vistas.
Los Padres National Forest
Boasting almost 3,000 square miles of extraordinary natural beauty, elevations ranging from sea level to 8.847 feet, the awe-inspiring Big Sur Coast, 1,257 miles of hiking trails, astounding flora and fauna and so much more, Los Padres National Forest is a haven for those wishing to commune with the majesty of nature.
Mission San Buenaventura
Founded in 1782 by Franciscan Father Junipero Serra - the force behind many of the missions in the state of California - the Mission was his ninth and last, is named after St. Bonaventure, is known as the "Mission by the Sea," and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mission Santa Barbara
Nicknamed the "Queen of the Missions", the Mission was established in 1786 in the land of the Chumash people at the native site of Xana'yan, is located in the city of Santa Barbara on a hill between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, with a striking and commanding view of the sea and is a must-see attraction while in the area.
San Buenaventura State Beach
Sun worshippers, swimmers and surfers can savor two miles of pristine beach, sand dunes and fun-in-the-sun at the gorgeous San Buenaventura State Beach, located just two miles from the Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn.
Santa Barbara Winery
Wine-lovers will not want to miss a trip to Santa Barbara wine country, renowned for its multitude of varietals, including Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Syrahs and Sauvignon Blancs, as well as unique wines like Tocai Friulano, Grenache Blanc, Mourvedre and dozens more.
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Located in sunny Valencia, CA, this 260-acre park features 18 world-class roller coasters - the most of any amusement park in the world - over 100 rides, countless games and attractions, and hours and hours of family fun.
Ventura City Hall
This striking building was built in 1912 in the "beaux-arts" style, complete with neoclassical columns and terracotta façade, and with its prime location atop of California Street, provides breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and is a must-see while in the area.
Ventura County Fairgrounds
Just a 10-minute drive from the Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn, visitors to the Fairgrounds can enjoy concerts, trade shows and the fabulous Ventura County Fair, held annually.
Built in 1872, Ventura Pier - just minutes from Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn - is one of California's oldest piers and offers visitors spectacular views of the Channel Islands, coastline and mountains and endless photo opportunities.
Pacific View Mall
Those seeking a little retail therapy will enjoy shopping at this mall, anchored by Macy's and JC Penney's, and featuring over 140 shops and boutiques, restaurants, plenty of parking and a children's play area.
Sports & Entertainment
Buenaventura Golf Course
This 18-hole golf course is an award-winning parkland style course, replete with challenging greens, ocean views and beautiful southern California weather.
With a shore length of 32.4 miles, this lake - located in the Los Padres National Forest - is the ideal spot to kayak, boat, swim, fish and appreciate the beauty of nature.
Olivas Links Golf Course
Located just three miles from the Buenaventura Golf Course and minutes from Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn, golfers will want to hit the links at this unique course which offers golfers views of Ventura Harbor, the Ventura hillside and the Channel Islands, along with varying levels of difficulty.
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB)
- Ventura Community College
- Ventura County Government Center
- Los Angeles
- Santa Barbara
- Santa Ynez