Quality Inn & Suites
12 Conejo Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Phone: (805) 495-7011
Fax: (805) 495-0647
12 Conejo Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA, US, 91360
- Phone: (805) 495-7011
- Fax: (805) 495-0647
The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden is located in Thousand Oaks, California. The garden is spread over 33 acres (13 hectares). It has established itself as a center for the teaching, study and enjoyment of environmental activities. The garden has a nature trail and an adventure garden for children.
The Gardens of the World was created to, basically, be a symbol of the diversity of the cultures of the human world. The initiative of the Hogan Family Foundation, these gardens are home to several individual gardens, each landscaped to represent a different culture. So, you will find here, the Japanese Garden, the French Garden & Water Feature, the English Perennial & Rose Garden, and much more. Another purpose that these gardens serve, is that they host a range of entertaining and culturally exploring events, including art exhibits, concerts and more. See the website for information on guided tours and other details.
The 54.7 acres (22 hectares) of the Conejo Creek South Park lays spread in the northern part of Thousand Oaks. Separated from the Conejo Creek North Park by East Janss Road, this park boasts twelve soccer fields and a baseball field, which is one of the best in the whole county. Such an abundance of sports facilities is what makes this park a prominent venue for sporting events in the county. Besides sports, the park is also the venue for several community events, including the Conejo Valley Days festival. Call or visit the website for further information.
Grant R. Brimhall Library is one of the largest libraries in its county. Managed by Thousand Oaks Library System, it is sprawled across a vast area of 62,000 square feet (5760 square meters. Named in the honor of the City Manager, it was designed by the A.C. Martin and Associates Architecture firm. The library collection totals upto 370,000 and comprises books, documents, journals magazines and so forth. From audio books, children’s sections to historical photographs, it is an ideal place for research students and avid readers. Brimhall Library also hosts literary, art and fun events too on a regular basis. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Covering an area of just over 40 acres, the Conejo Creek North Park is a gorgeous green stretch tucked in the bustle of a busy city. The park has a play area for children complete with a sandpit and swings, a pavilion that can accommodate around 400 people, and also has hiking trails for people who'd like a little adventure and to feel one with nature. The park also has picnic areas, courts for volleyball and also grills where you can barbecue on your picnic. The park is wheelchair friendly.
An educational institution that proudly serves the Lutheran Christian community, the California Lutheran University was founded in 1959. The university was built on farmland donated by a local Scandinavian family, and the Scandinavian influence is evident even today, with the university celebrating the annual Scandinavian Festival each spring. With regards to academic programs, the Cal Lutheran, as it is also known as, offers undergraduate, graduate and even adult education programs, spanning a range of subjects in the liberal arts, sciences and professional fields. Do see the website for further information on the university's programs and other details.
The Santa Monica Mountains lie along the Pacific Ocean in the state of California. Spanning across a distance of 40 miles (64 kilometers), these mountains consist of a number of attractions and recreational activities. One can visit several old fashioned ranches, go for hikes along the many trails criss-crossing the mountains that lead to peaks such as the Sandstone Peak, Boney Peak and Mount Bell among others. Visitors can also try their hand at bird watching and camping. There are several parks in these mountains and the most notable of them is the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
The Simi Adobe-Strathearn House is a beautiful historic home that comes under the purview of Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. The house is a typical representation of the bygone era with period fixtures and interiors. Its park features a Visitor's Center that chronicles the historical heritage of the surrounding Simi Valley region.
Camarillo Ranch House is located in a 4.5-acre ranch called the Camarillo Ranch. The most imposing structure in the ranch is a Victorian era house which was once the residence of Adolfo Camarillo, the founder of the city. Inside you can take a look into the life of the camarillo family, old photographs, details of the resoration of the house among other things. With a style that resembles the tastes of the period between 1914 and 1930, this quaint residence is quite a delight to the eye. The ranch is now a popular location for prominent community events, weddings, receptions, film shoots, etc. You can hunt for souvenirs at the on site gift shop. The home can host a reception to around 80 guests. Tours are organized every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, check website for more details.
The Camarillo Library resembles an exotic palace, which is sure to make your browsing a fun and relaxing event. Be sure to contact the library for special events and activities hosted there.
Leo Carrillo State Beach, located about 30 miles north of Santa Monica, was named after Leo Carrillo, a radio and TV performer. It allows leashed dogs everywhere except between towers 2 and 3. If you walk up under the freeway you will find lots of nice trails, but be careful of snakes. There's a snack bar across the street at the base of the mountain. The beach also features caves and the potential to observe marine animals as they pass by.
Broad Beach is private but there is public access to two sections. People come for the tidepools and the great surfing as well as the fishing. This is a nice, quiet place to spend the day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are not many huge crowds here so it is also a good place for a romantic picnic lunch for two. The beach is amazingly clean and the sand is white and fine. Get comfortable while you watch the talented surfers do their thing out in the crystal blue waves.