Wild Two-Day Road Trip
Camarillo is an under-the-radar thrill-seekers destination. Get your adrenaline pumping with an extreme adventure with this unique, two-day road trip. This itinerary isn’t for the faint of heart but for thrillseekers who love the outdoors and outdoor lovers looking for some thrills.
Skydive Coastal California
478 Post St.
Start your trip off on a literal high point by taking the ultimate jump with Skydive Coastal California! Located just 5 minutes off Highway 101 at the Camarillo Airport, Skydive Coastal California offers tandem jumps from 2 miles high in the sky for up to 60 seconds of freefall. Get ready for some epic views of the coast, including the Channel Islands.
Hit the trails
Take in even more local views during an afternoon hike along one of Camarillo’s gorgeous trails. Some local favorites include Bridlewood Trail, Camarillo Grove Park, and Point Mugu State Park. Each location features a different kind of terrain and scenery, including a river, lush forest, or ocean panorama.
El Rey Cantina
2302 Ventura Blvd.
Keep things spicy with the authentic margaritas and Mexican food served at El Rey Cantina. Unwind and share stories from your adventurous day at the bar, in a booth, or on the outdoor patio. If you’re in town mid-week, the restaurant offers Happy Hour Wednesday through Friday. Check their website for details!
Go for a ride
Rise and shine, wild ones! Rent a bike at one of Camarillo’s local bike shops (or bring your own) and roll out for a thrilling ride. Whether you prefer mountain or street bikes, there are plenty of routes to choose from, such as the Hill Canyon Trail, Calleguas Creek Bike Path, or Wildwood Park. If you’re looking for some waves, plan a short ride through scenic Camarillo farmland until you reach Point Mugu State Park & Beach.
Basil & Mint Vietnamese Cafe
350 N. Lantana St.
Toast to a day well spent over refreshing drinks and flavorful food at Basil & Mint Vietnamese Cafe located just off Highway 101. In addition to traditional and fusion Vietnamese cuisine, the cafe also serves beer, wine, sake, and signature boba cocktails. Yes, you read that right!
865 Aviation Drive
Haven’t had enough of a rush, you wild child? Soar (again) over Camarillo with a sunset flight along the coast with Skyrider Ultralights. Taking off from the Camarillo Airport, these fixed-wing, open-air planes cruise low and slow over Camarillo and other parts of Ventura County Coast. It’s a picture-perfect way to end your wild time in Camarillo!
If you can’t get enough of the sky, Orbic Helicopters also offers tours through the scenic coast or inland mountain backdrops.