Travel Blogs from Ventura
Monday morning and its time to get out of Vegas!!... as the ionic words of Frank ring true! "i did it my way" .... or in our case "we did it ...... someway"
All packed and ready to hit the open road to the coast. We figure on about 4 hours, cant wait to cross the Nevada state line and wipe the slate clean! .... whats the speed limit in …
After our continental breakfast, we drove around Ventura stopping to take photos of the San Buenaventura Mission and the Ventura Museum. We took 33 up to 150 towards Ojai then west towards the coast passing Lake Casitas. We drove 101 north to Santa Maria where we had lunch at Poppy's 101 Diner.
We finally picked up the Pacific Coast …
... and scented flower boarders. Ok, I know we’re not working at the moment but had to visit the Santa Barbara Courthouse, which, was a lovely old colonial building and had beautiful architecture. They still have trials here and is much more imposing and intimidating than Swansea Crown!! It all seems too nice to still be used as a courthouse. Went up the clock tower for 360 degree views of Santa Barbara and surrounding ...
... much about what muscle beach was until we were there. It’s just like in the movies, dudes working out and flexing a lot. There was some cool sports like hoops and this type of tennis where they have a small court and paddle style rackets. We spent an hour or more and drove up to santa monica blvd and snapped a pic. We then drove up one of the best sections of PCH so far. Malibu. Very nice. We happened on a pull off where we wanted to take ...
... everyone upon arrival in Ventura that we had "pulled" the ladies into town...that only served to increase the taunting! I was impressed again!
Today we finish our ride with a 58 mile ride through Malibu and then into Santa Monica and onto the Santa Monica Pier...I'm kind of sad this morning as I type this....I'll miss my friends and the camaraderie of this great group.
Until tomorrow! God Bless America! Brian ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking