Ramona is located in California and is east of Escondido and San Marcos in San Diego County. The town is well known for being the setting of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona, which highlighted the plight of Native Americans in this area after the Mexican-American War. This is still relevant in the town's history as it is nearby the Capitan Grande Reservation.
There is a lot to choose from when visiting Ramona. Whatever you decide to do, there will always be plenty for you and the whole family to do while visiting here. Pretty much everyone will be able to find something that fits their interests. You are definitely going to want to check out the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, it's a must see and a great time for everyone in your group. The park hosts safari style tours through fields where wild, exotic animals roam free. Adults, sans kids, can indulge themselves at the Barona Resort Spa, or they could doing some tastings at the Salerno Winery. Outdoorsy folks can take a quick hike to the nearby Potato Chip Rock, which has become a very popular spot to take a creative Instagram photo. These are just some of the things to do while visiting Ramona.
The farther west in Ramona you go, the more access to activites you will have. The western portion of the city is closer to Escondido, the Safari Park, and the Pacific Ocean.
The best time to visit Ramona is during the spring. Being this far inland, and away from the ocean, Ramona is home to a borderline desert climate, so it will be hot in summer.
There are some great places for foodies to sample when visiting. Ramon's Mexican Food is known for having some of the best Mexican food in the area. If you prefer classic American cuisine, then you're also going to want to check out Marinade on Main, which is a local favorite in Ramona. There are many other restaurants to choose from, these are just two of the most popular.
Pick the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Ramona has 201 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Ramona is available at $27 per night. The average price of a rental is around $159 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 121 accommodations in Ramona that have WiFi. 13 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 21 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Ramona? Then choose one of the 123 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 53 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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