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California Welcome Center

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Address: 2786 Seaglass Way, Oxnard, CA 93036-5446
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Make the California Welcome Center, Oxnard the first stop on your Central...

Make the California Welcome Center, Oxnard the first stop on your Central Coast adventure. You'll find a wine tasting room where you can sample Ventura County wines, info on local, regional and statewide attractions and tickets. Gifts and souvenirs from local merchants, free wifi, clean restrooms, and above all, friendly and professional staff to assist you with your travel planning needs. Specializing in locally produced merchandise. Open 7 days a week! Stop in along the way or even if you are dreaming of a get-away.

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The center is ini a nice location, very clean and has a lot of great gift ideas! The information section offered a wide variety of brochures that are very helpful. I live in... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oxnard, California
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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The center is ini a nice location, very clean and has a lot of great gift ideas! The information section offered a wide variety of brochures that are very helpful. I live in Oxnard and will definitely be telling locals and tourists to check it out. The staff is polite and knowledgeable of the area also.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was enjoyable and had a lot of info. They made me feel welcomed and was wiling to share the info.

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the California Central Coast. Happy travels, More 

Carpinteria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were very friendly and helpful. I am a local to the area and found so much information for both my exchange students who I host regularly, as well as for myself.

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to your return visit to Oxnard and future souvenir purchases and travel information for your exchange students. Happy Travels, More 

Port Hueneme
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from yhis area for over 40 years I can tell anyone that if your new to the area this should be your first stop. They have a great staff with informatiin on any and everything you could do around here. If your from here you'd be amazed at what else they can show you. Great place.

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you on a return visit. Happy Travels, More 

Ventura, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oxnard Welcome Center has great volunteers that are so knowledgeable about what's going on in our surrounding area. Yes, I live blocks from here, but when people come to town , I don't keep up with what's going on , so I bring them to this center! has wine tasting for my guest (local wines too) many maps (Free) and... More 

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to your return visit. Thank you for sharing our Oxnard California Welcome Center story with your family and friends. Happy Travels, More 

Sacramento, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a welcome center not out to sell you anything--they just want to give you lots of information. We walked out with maps, brochures, and suggestions on good eats. Very friendly, very helpful!

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to pop into to get information about California...nice array of items to purchase (grabbed two poppy coffee mugs & a stemless poppy wine glass...absolutely beautiful!!) and wine tasting....yes wine tasting!!!!...who would a though one could do wine tasting at a Tourist Information Center, only in California!!! ❤

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for shopping at our gift store, too. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. Here's wishing you happy travels, More 

Chepstow
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Lots of info, maps, ideas from helpful staff. Shame about the wine tasting area...is that REALLY appropriate as everyone is driving..a cup of coffee would be more appreciated

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The beauty of the Oxnard California Welcome Center is our readiness to provide information and services that enhance and enrich every visitors experience; whether you are a local visitor or traveler from afar. A visit to our center may be designed more for the traveler and include suggestions on where to eat, what to see,... More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The staff was wonderful, very helpful and full of knowledge of California. I highly recommend if you are in the area to stop in and ask anything about California and they will have the answers.

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you on a return trip to Oxnard, the gateway to the Central Coast. Happy travels to you in the new year! More 

Folsom, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The staff were informative and super friendly. They gave me plenty of reading and reference material, and were eager to assist. The location of the Welcome Center is also excellent, with shopping and dining choices, galore!

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Cindy T, Manager at California Welcome Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope you will return to Oxnard and experience the beauty of our city, the gateway to the Central Coast. More 

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