With an exceptional combination of climate, location, and charm, Santa Paula is a favorite destination for visitors all year! Rich in history and culture, there are perennial attractions and annual events for every interest and all ages. Pleasant sunny days are the rule year-round, moderated by nearby coastal waters but without the fog common at the beach. The community is conveniently located in southern California along the 126 Freeway, less than an hour from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Santa Clarita. With a population of nearly 30,000, Santa Paula is a thriving mix of tourism, agriculture, and Main Street business, with plenty of warmth and welcome for visitors!
SITES TO SEE & ENJOY IN THE SANTA PAULA – FILLMORE AREA
If you and your guests are planning a weekend event in the Santa Paula – Fillmore area, look at all the extra activities at your fingertips!
Take A Train Ride
California Oil Museum
Visit this restored Queen-Anne-Italianate-style building built in 1890 by Union Oil Co., now a museum of the history of the oil industry. An extra bonus are the rotating exhibits of science, history and art offered at various times throughout the year.
Antique Collectibles and Gift Stores
Spend a leisurely afternoon shopping in this very special area in downtown Fillmore. Find locally crafted, unique treasures and gifts for yourself and all your loved ones.
Fillmore Historical Museum
Don’t miss this distinctly old California complex which includes the Hinkley House, Rancho Sespe Bunk House and the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, all actively in use in the early 19th century. Imagine living or working in these historic buildings in an earlier time in California when life moved with the seasons at a slower pace and without modern technology.
Mountain View Golf course is a scenic 18-hole public golf course nestled between the mountains and the Santa Clara River. Every hole offers a different view of the surrounding lemon and avocado groves that flourish in the sun and protect the beautiful greens.
Downtown Murals. Take a historic walking tour in downtown Santa Paula to see the collection of brilliantly colored murals that depict vintage scenes of life in the Chumash Indian Era, along with authentic views of Main Street in 1910 and scenes of life when the area was the Citrus Capital of California. This is a great photo opportunity!
City of Santa Paula
The City website has more information about the demographics, governance, and economy of Santa Paula.
970 Ventura St.
Heritage Valley Tourism Bureau
Serving the communities of Santa Paula, Fillmore and Piru
PO Box 501
Fillmore, CA 93016