Cruise from LA but not interested in LA ???

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#21
Ontario, CA (The one WITH the Palm Trees!)
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Originally posted by Iwant2BatC
Another option would be Ventura and Ojai. Both are charming. Channel Islands National Park is offshore with Park headquarters being in Ventura. There are boat day trips offered and the scenery is unique. Ojai has wonderful little shops and several very upscale hotels.


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Local pronunciation hint --in the area is Port Hueneme (h-Y Nee Me)
This whole area is a very pretty part of the Coast. Much cheaper than Santa Barbara.
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#22
Marina del Rey, CA
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Joined Nov 2008
Have to chime in here as a person who lives in LA. There is a ton to do here beyond Hollywood, etc. If youre adventurous, Venice beach is one if the coolest places on earth. It doesn't get rolling till late afternoon though. And it is crazy in a good way. You'll be sailing out of San Pedro but just 5 minutes south, the queen Mary is a beautiful side trip and you can stay on board. An hour and a half drive gets you to lake arrowhead and big bear or an hour up the coast you can do wonderful wine tours in santa ynez valley. A day trip up PCH to Malibu and have lunch overlooking the ocean. Just avoid traffic at all costs and you'll have a great time in LA

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#23
Washington
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Joined May 2008
Originally posted by SadieN
Local pronunciation hint --in the area is Port Hueneme (h-Y Nee Me)
This whole area is a very pretty part of the Coast. Much cheaper than Santa Barbara.
Sadie, having been in the military and taking a PT boat out of Port Hueneme Naval Construction Battalion, I believe the correct pronunciation is "why-neem-me". No H in front of it.