Where in the World is Oxnard, California?

Despite its unusual name, Oxnard is a hip, happening, and affordable visitor destination in southern California. Located an hour north of Los Angeles on California's Central Coast, Oxnard boasts seven miles of white sandy beaches, a picturesque harbor, farm-to-table international cuisine, outstanding museums, wine tasting, and a historic downtown district.

 Oxnard California, Beach Scene   © Joanne DiBona

Oxnard California, Beach Scene   © Joanne DiBona

See all that Oxnard offers the visitor on our 10Best/USA Today Link.