Viking Motel
2107 E. Thompson Blvd
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-3273


Plenty to do Near Our Ventura Hotel
Our Ventura hotel has a huge advantage location wise, being only a half mile from the beach and within walking distance from several restaurants and shops. There really is something for everyone nearby our Ventura hotel. If you’re a history buff, you’ll love the Ventura County and the California Oil Museums. The Ventura Pier is within walking distance from the hotel. Ventura is just a little over an hour from Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, and Hollywood. Don’t miss the annual County Fair at the Ventura Fair Grounds or the California Strawberry Festival held each year. Book a room at our Ventura hotel now and you’ll never be bored.
Attractions near our Ventura hotel:

The Channel Islands
Take a cruise and experience unique whale watching, go scuba diving off the coast or go kayaking through sea caves.
Ventura Harbor
Stroll through downtown Ventura Harbor Village and take part in antique shopping, excellent dining and local attractions.
San Buenaventura State Beach
Spend your vacation at the beach with great surfing and body boarding locations.
California Oil Museum
Take a day trip to the Heritage Valley and tour this historic museum.
Los Padres National Forest
Within the forest of Los Padres there are professional golf courses, relaxing day spas and winery tours.
California wineries
Central California is home to many wineries where you can experience fascinating winery tours and delicious wine tasting.


Recreational activities around Ventura California:

Hiking/mountain biking
You'll find scenic trails for a great hike or bike ride throughout Los Padres National Forest or along the Pacific coastline.
Spend a day on the links at Buenaventura Golf Course, Olivas Links Course, River Ridge Golf Club, Saticoy Country Club or other great courses in the area.
Surfing/body boarding
Some of the best California surfing is just north and south of Ventura in Malibu and Santa Barbara.
Horseback riding
Rent some horses from the local Old Creek Ranch or Adventure Rides and enjoy the Ventura beaches and scenery on horseback.
Enjoy sailing or boating around the Channel Islands for either a half day or full day.
Come to the Strawberry Festival
If you're visiting Oxnard during the month of May make sure you check out the Strawberry Festival which always takes place the third weekend. There's something for everyone at the Strawberry Festival - sticky contests such as the Tart Toss or Strawberry Pie Eating to live entertainment on various stages. There are also hundreds of arts and craft booths, rides for the kids, and much more.