7 Best Things To Do in Newbury Park, CA!

Blackhawk Limousine has provided Newbury Park and the larger Conejo Valley with limo service close to twenty years. Although most local clients book their limousines and party buses to head out of town, for example to LAX or Hollywood nightclubs, many decide to head out in Newbury Park. This lovely community of less than 45,000 residents may be mostly known as a bedroom community for commuters, but booking wine-tasting tours and limo rentals in the Conejo Valley is increasingly popular. Hang on as we present the “7 Best Things To Do in Newbury Park”!

7. Climb the Santa Monica’s

Hiking trail in Santa Monica Mountains
Hiking trail in Santa Monica Mountains
Maybe the most accessible peak in the Santa Monica Mountains is Angel Vista, which can be reached from the Rosewood Trail. While the trailhead is located by Barranca Rd and Kathleen Dr, many hikers park at Stagecoach Inn across Lynn Road. There are also various hiking trails by Rancho Sierra Vista, for instance trails leading to Sycamore Canyon Falls and Boney Mountain. The top rated activity in town according to TripAdvisor is the Big Sycamore Canyon hike, which crosses the Santa Monica Mountains and goes all the way to the ocean. Wine tours by limos are common to destinations throughout the Santa Monica’s, including Malibu Family Wines, SIP Malibu Grapes and Cornell Winery.

6. Explore Native-American History

Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center is an ideal place to learn about the valley’s indigenous people. Situated on national park lands by Boney Peak, the Chumash Indians regard Satwiwa as a holy site which has been populated for over 10,000 years. Besides artifacts and hiking trails, you can also see the traditional Chumash houses, known as ‘ap. There’s also a Native-American display at the Stagecoach Inn, and the re-constructed Chumash village at Chumash Indian Museum in nearby Thousand Oaks is a must.

5. Go For A Drink

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Brendan’s Irish Pub
Ranked the best bar in town, many locals get their limos for a night at Brendan’s Irish Pub. Located at Palm Garden Hotel, this sports bar is also a full restaurant and has the town’s only dance floor. There’s also a gaming room with pool tables and more. Besides beer and cocktails, Brendan’s offers 200+ types of whiskey from various countries. Brendan’s is a popular stopover for beer crawls with party buses.

4. Bob Hope’s Gift To Town

Few locals know that Bob Hope once owned the 2,300+ acre Jordan Ranch. Even fewer may know that he gave the community a nature preserve! Named after Bob Hope, Hope Nature Preserve is situated in southern Newbury Park and can be reached from Lynn Oaks Park. Alternatively, the preserve can also be accessed by following the Los Robles Trail from Westlake Village or Thousand Oaks.

3. Fifteen Acres of Wetlands

Party bus in Thousand Oaks
Party bus interior
Backing up to the Mountclef Ridge, Hill Canyon Wetlands is a place few people know of. Situated by The Barranca, Hill Canyon can be reached from the Arroyo Conejo Trail from Rancho Conejo Playfields. Besides Hill Canyon, this trail also follows the creek to Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks. Additional wetlands can be found by Twin Ponds in Dos Vientos.

2. Horseback-Riding in the Santa Monica Mountains

Rocking K Horse Rentals on Lynn Road offers a truly unique Newbury Park experience. Here you can rent a horse and venture out in the backcountry of the Santa Monica Mountains! Although not the most popular limo destination, we’ve had limousines heading here for birthday celebrations and dates.

1. Epic Golf-Karting

Limousine in Newbury Park
Palm Garden Hotel
In northernmost Newbury Park is where we find MB2 Raceway, the top rated activity in town according to Yelp reviews. The 60,000 sq. ft. facility is located in a relatively remote part of town, close by Amgen. Popular for kids and adults alike, MB2 Raceway is located at 1475 Lawrence Dr. Many birthday parties and other social gatherings take place here. Besides go-karting, you can try out their pool tables and arcade gaming. Bring your friends along for a limo & go-kart outing!

Check Out: 8 Awesome Things To Do in Thousand Oaks!

Blackhawk Limousine has offered Newbury Park limos for decades and is a trusted choice for transportation in and around Conejo Valley. Whether you’re in need for an LAX limo, a party bus rental or wine tours. Need a limousine to a corporate function at Amgen? How about a limo service for an unforgettable night out? Or simply an SUV or sedan for your ride to LAX? We can take you there with style and luxury!

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6 Best Things To Do in Carpinteria! | Blackhawk Limousine & Party Bus

The oceanside city of Carpinteria is a hidden gem of the California Coast, located few miles south of Santa Barbara. Blackhawk Limousine has chauffeured clientele in Carpinteria and nearby communities of Summerland, Montecito and Santa Barbara for 20 years. As a top rated local provider of limo services and party bus rentals, let Blackhawk Limousine present our “Top 6 Best Things To Do in Carpinteria, California”! Besides traditional limos and party buses, we are also an award-winner when it comes to Santa Ynez- and Santa Barbara wine-tasting tours.



1. Camping By Waves

Santa Barbara seen from Stearns WharfPeople book limousines to the beach for a number of reasons. But some beaches are more popular than others, and Carpinteria State Beach is one of those. Rated the best thing to do in Carpinteria by both TripAdvisor- and Yelp users, this beach offers everything from camping, swimming, surfing, wildlife watching, and more. We had several clients booking limo tours here to get their wedding pictures taken, and many times our limousines have headed here with people going tent-camping on the beach. It may be to no one’s surprise that Charlie Chaplin chose Carpinteria as his place to get married.

2. Bluffs Nature Preserve

A natural treasure beloved by even the great late Theodore Roosevelt, the Bluffs Nature Preserve on Bailard Ave. is a must to visit, by limousines or not. This 50+ acre preserve is one of the few of its kind, providing an important habitat for native wildlife. Besides the Channel Islands and Carpinteria Valley, you will also get beautiful views of the Santa Barbara wine country. Come here to see wildlife, hangout by the ocean, enjoy the gorgeous views and go on a hike in the breathtaking landscape.

3. Wine-Tasting Tours

Despite what many may believe, there are great options for wine tours by limo or party bus in the Carpinteria area. The Apiary on Carpinteria Avenue is a popular choice, while many venture up to nearby Summerland for wine-tastings at the Summerland Winery on Lillie Avenue. Even more popular are wine-tasting tours to the vineyards of Santa Ynez- and Santa Maria Valleys.

4. Salt Marsh Tours

Ever went a tour to a salt marsh? This over 200 acre wetland is one of its largest in California. Over two hundred species of animals have been recorded here. For your best chances of seeing wildlife, sign up for a docent-led tour of the wetlands!

See Also: Where To See Animals in Santa Barbara County!

5. Seaside Trolley

The inside of a party bus
Inside a party bus in Santa Barbara
A seaside trolley ride for fifty cents may sound too good to be real, but a trending destination for Santa Barbara limousine services have been to the trolley stops of MTD Seaside Shuttle on Linden Ave. The trolleys every 15 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays, between 8am and 6pm, from trolley stops along Linden Ave. Weekdays they run every 30 minutes, but starting at 6am. Jump on the trolley for tours of town, jump off in Downtown for a meal or at the before-mentioned Salt Marsh to see the wildlife! Many bring their children along and get off at El Carro playground for a bbq or picnic.

6. Town Market

The local farmer’s market in the 800 block of Linden is open on Thursdays between 3 and 6pm. Come here for fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, and more. Other nearby markets include the Montecito Market and Old Town Santa Barbara Market, two other popular destinations for party bus- and limo customers.

Whether for wine-tasting, limousines to the beach, limo for dinner or party bus for night on town, trust Blackhawk Limousine to get you there in style. Besides Carpinteria limos, we also serve neighboring Montecito, Santa Barbara and Summerland with our limo services 24/7, 365 days per week.

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