Oxnard a paradise of strawberries. Nature has endowed Oxnard with abundance of flora and fauna highlighting it with strawberries. Oxnard is the city having largest population in Ventura County, California. This city is stretched on the lush rich region of Oxnard Plain. It is notably listed as one of the world’s most important agricultural centers and undoubtedly with its exception of strawberry as well as lima bean capital. Oxnard was incorporated in 1903. Oxnard became the largest city in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura Metropolitan Area by nestling over 200,000 natives.
This town is very important in term of army as it hosts two large U.S. Navy bases naming Port Hueneme and NAS Point Mugu. Besides being, the naval base the Port of Hueneme is the busiest commercial port from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Oxnard alongside Amtrak, Union Pacific, Metrolink, Greyhound, Intercalifornias and several others stops within the city serves as a key transit nucleus in Southern California. The local airport is named after the town Oxnard Airport (OXR).
The name of Oxnard brings strawberries to the non-residents and natives in mind. And why not, Oxnard produces one-third of the State’s annual strawberry production. This amount of harvesting of strawberries makes Oxnard California’s largest strawberry producer by the calculation of USDA. Annually an exotic fiesta is hosted by the town to celebrate their proud crop strawberry emphasizing exclusively unique food items like strawberry nachos, strawberry pizza, strawberry funnel cake, strawberry sundaes, and strawberry champagne. This strawberry colored gala the California Strawberry Festival is celebrated in summer at Oxnard College.
Oxnard features another distinction hovering over 20 miles (32 km) of coastline. The peculiarity of these beaches is that they are relatively deserted making it a perfect private romantic resort for couples. The sand of these large beaches is extraordinarily soft soothing your body when you lie on it. The sand dunes of Oxnard were used to recreate Middle-Eastern desert dunes in several movies naming one “The Sheik” with Rudolph Valentino.
Oxnard has produced remarkably talented personalities within Political/Cultural, Business, Sports, Acting scenario. Several renowned Authors, Musicians, and entertainers, Scholars and Scientists were also natives.
Art scene of Oxnard is quite wide-ranged featuring cultural organizations. The cultural organizations embrace the Carnegie Art Museum, the Chandler Vintage Museum of Transportation and Wildlife, (museum exhibits biggest collection of rare and vintage automobiles in the nation). The Murphy Auto Museum, The Heritage Square, (Heritage Square is Oxnard ’s award-winning Elite Theatre Company), the Ventura County Maritime Museum will entertain the tourists all day long. The Gull Wings Children’s Museum, The Henry T. Oxnard Historic District, the Herzog Winery and wine cellar, where you can indulge in nation’s largest collection of fine kosher wines, the Seabee Museum and the Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center, hosting to the New West Symphony all make Oxnard a must see vacation resort. Oxnard is also town to the award winning Oxnard Independent Film Festival.
Music scene of Oxnard is also well known for the world famous bands and singers this town produced over the years. Naming the few are the punk “Nardcore”, Dr. Know, Agression, Stalag 13, Scared Straight, Jack and the Skeletons, Ill Repute, False Confession, Ten Foot Pole, In Control, No Motiv, and Habeas Corpus. In recent times, Oxnard has emerged as a flourishing Metal panorama, band like Decimator, Scourge, Hostile, Encoma, Far From Perfect, Ten Times Karma, Furiia, Skullgrind Bloodbath, Mutated, Los Callejeros. With all these activities mentioned which does not encircle all the attractions this magnificent city hold you must have already plan to visit this city. If not then make this perfect vicinity your next vacation stop.
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