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Area Attractions for Hotels Near Moorpark CA

At the Palm Garden Hotel, we believe there’s a big difference between just staying in Thousand Oaks and actually experiencing Thousand Oaks. We can’t wait to show you the places, attractions and things to do that only folks who love the area can really tell you about. Folks like us.

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We’ll help you find just the Southern California you came to see.
If you’re wondering what to do on a Tuesday evening, looking for a fun place to take the kids or would like to hear about fun local events taking place in and around Thousand Oaks during your stay, we’ve got the inside personal view on it all. The attractions, parks, cultural hubs, museums and theater to live music and beautiful Southern California beaches. We’ll tell you all about them, and help get you there so you can experience them for yourself.

Palm Garden Hotel

Palm Garden Hotel
495 North Ventu Park Road,
Thousands Oaks, California 91320
Contact: 805-716-4200 Fax: 805-716-4300

To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite things to do in and around Thousand Oaks.

San Buenaventura Mission

Just 25 miles from the Palm Garden Hotel, you will find the historic San Buenaventura Mission. This active Catholic parish was founded as a mission by Blessed Junipero Serra in 1782. There is a self-guided tour for the museum, and visitors are welcome. For more information, visit

Skirball Cultural Center

The Skirball Cultural Center is only 30 miles away from the Palm Garden Hotel. Considered to be one of the world’s most vibrant Jewish cultural centers. The center welcomes people of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds and celebrates the democratic ideal of America. The center offers a museum, theatre, music, comedy, film and literary programs. For more information, visit

Thousand Oaks Civic Art Plaza Theatre

Civic Art Plaza Theatre

The largest performing arts center from Los Angeles to San Francisco lies right here near our Thousand Oaks, California hotel. Combining exceptional arts performances with the latest technology and acoustics, you are certain to be wowed by any show you see at the Thousand Oaks Civic Art Plaza Theatres. For more information, visit

Camarillo Air Show at the Camarillo Airport

Only eleven miles from the hotel, you can discover the fun and excitement of the Camarillo Air Show, (usually held in August). Featuring airplane rides with both many types of airplanes as well as classic cars and tractors on display, this event is another one of the many fun things to do in Southern California. For more information, visit

Conejo Valley Botanic Garden

Four miles from the Palm Garden Hotel you will find a world of beauty at Conejo Valley Botanic Garden. With 33 acres of natural habitat, this Thousand Oaks favorite provides panoramic views of Conejo Valley along with many educational and recreational options. For more information, visit

Getty Villa Museum

A short drive to Malibu will bring you to the Getty Villa Museum. This museum is a center for visual arts and features both the highly acclaimed villa housing over 44,000 works of art, as well as, an educational center. For more information, visit

The Getty Center

The Getty Center in Los Angeles, California houses the Getty Conservation Institute, (GCI). The GCI is focused on creating and delivering knowledge to professionals and organizations in order to further the conservation of visual arts. Also featuring, incredible art from around the world. For more information, visit

Murphy Auto Museum

Only eighteen miles away, the Murphy Auto Museum showcases more than 70 automobiles from decades gone by. The wide range of vehicles on display includes antique, classic, and newer cars. For more information, visit