Southern California is the perfect backdrop for a beautiful wedding venue and none more so than the city of Thousand Oaks. A premiere community recognized as one of the most desirable and safest places in all of California, it is often referred to as the Conejo Valley. Nestled between the Los Angeles and Ventura county lines, it is a just a short distance to Malibu’s scenic coastline and is surrounded by scenic mountains and rolling hills. With a Mediterranean climate, it also offers a diversified selection of wedding venues featuring outside areas that you can comfortably enjoy on a year round basis.
Keeping the budget conscious happy, there are many community choices such as the Oak Park and North Ranch Community Centers as well as the historic Stagecoach Inn and the Chumash Indian Museum outdoor area.
For the country club lover, golf courses abound, both public and private, offering indoor and outdoor venues such as The Gardens @ Los Robles, North Ranch Country Club, Wood Ranch Golf Club, Sunset Hills Country Club, Lake Lindero Country Club and the elegant Sherwood Country Club, to name a few.
Outdoor venues are endless in the Thousand Oaks and the adjoining cities. If you are looking for an exquisite 40 acre ranch vineyard estate setting, Epona Estates is the perfect setting. Within a couple of miles from Thousand Oaks, ranch and barn weddings have multiplied in the Moorpark and Camarillo areas with Quail Ranch, McCormick Home Ranch, Camarillo Ranch, Walnut Grove, Eden Gardens, and Rancho de las Palmas to name a few.
Of course, the traditional hotel settings from the simple Palm Garden Hotel to the more luxurious Four Seasons and Westlake Village Inn also offer indoor and outdoor areas for wedding celebrations.
And if that’s not enough choices you will find many, many more which is why hiring a local wedding planner can help you not only with your venue choice but in assuring you are connected with the best local resources. Of course, a local wedding planner also knows these venues well which is paramount to making sure your special day runs smoothly and goes off without a hitch!
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