Oxnard is barely 30 miles west of Los Angeles, so the convenience of the big city is merely a highway's ride away. The crime rate is incredibly low, however, and in fact Oxnard was rated one of the safest cities in America by Business Insider. Residents enjoy the local flora and fauna in the city's many local beaches, parks and farming communities. The city boasts over 35 miles of biking trails and pathways both along the beachfront and in designated bike lanes within the inner city. Outdoor adventures abound from strawberry picking to whale watching and everything in-between. Nearby Camarillo offers dining and shopping including the ever popular Camarillo Premium Outlet mall that attracts visitors from all over. There is no shortage of things to do in the greater Thousand Oaks - Ventura - Oxnard area no matter the size and demographic of your family.

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Nestled in the hills around the Ojai Valley, Oxnard, California is a coastal town with beaches and sand dunes as well as creeks, wetlands and marshes as a result of the Santa Clara River which runs through the community. Neighborhoods such as Oxnard Shores that butt up against the Pacific Ocean, offering kayaking, fishing, surfing, swimming and myriad of other water sports. Inland communities like West Village and Capri have museums, arts and cultural activities plus historical treasures that spell a fun itinerary for every citizen.

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