Welcome to Ramona

Ramona is a charming town in North San Diego known for its scenic beauty, rural atmosphere and a rich history. Known as the "Valley of the Sun" for its abundant sunshine, this alluring town rests at an elevation of approximately 1,400 feet above sea level, offering a tranquil escape from the bustling city life, despite being just 35.5 miles from Downtown San Diego.

Ramona's roots run deep, with a historical connection to Helen Hunt Jackson's novel "Ramona," a literary masterpiece that celebrated the region's natural beauty and the lives of Native Americans and early Californians. The legacy of this story lives on at the Ramona Bowl, an outdoor amphitheater that hosts annual plays and events, inviting you to step back in time.
For wine connoisseurs, Ramona is a part of the larger San Diego County wine region. With over 40 wineries to explore, you can enjoy wine tasting and savor locally crafted wines.

But Ramona isn't just about its natural beauty and wine culture; it's a place where community thrives. Throughout the year, the town comes alive with a multitude of events that reflect its rural and Western heritage. From the Ramona Country Fair to exciting rodeos and parades, cruise nights, art festivals and more, these gatherings embody the genuine warmth and camaraderie of Ramona's people. Ramona’s Chamber of Commerce and the local business community host a myriad of events throughout the year including the Christmas Tree Lighting and Main Street Trick or Treat along the Main Street Corridor that brings everyone out to mingle and enjoy our Town.

As you stroll along historic Main Street, you will experience Ramona’s small-town charm with shops, restaurants, and historic buildings. Ramona's rural character, which remains intact, adds to its character. Ramona along with its community minded citizens have done a great job in acknowledging the need for growth while keeping Ramona's traditional timelessness, blending the old and new.


The aspect that we enjoy most with respect to selling homes in Ramona, is the chance to bring in folks from everywhere who can also fall in love with “R” Town. It is a place settled, but growingSecure in itself but open to marked change and a piece of Americana that represents the towns across America that are simply a wonderful place to grow up and enjoy a totally different quality of life. Here you can experience the true meaning of "country living" while still being able to easily access and enjoy the full scope of San Diego living!


Fun Things to do in RAMONA

  • Wine Tasting
  • Hiking and Outdoor Activities
  • Lindo Lake County Park
  • Ramona Country Fair
  • Horseback Riding & Equestrian Events
  • Historic Main Street
  • Wildlife and Nature Watching
  • Ramona Rodeo
  • Trick or Treat on Main
  • Barona Resort and Casino
  • Ramona MainStage Concert Venue
  • Antique Shopping
  • Explore Nearby Lakes & Parks
  • Ramona Trails Association
  • Art Galleries
  • Ramona Music Festivals
  • Happy Hens Egg Ranch
  • American Graffiti Cruise
  • Guy B Woodward Museum
  • Oasis Camel Dairy
  • Golf Courses

Hotels in RAMONA

  • Rivera Oaks Resort: Riviera Oaks Resort & Racquet Club is a wonderful small-scale timeshare and hotel option. You’ll find this to be a tranquil Southern California retreat less than an hour from downtown San Diego.
  • Ramona Valley Inn: This locally owned and operated inn offers comfortable rooms and is conveniently located in the heart of Ramona. It's a popular choice for travelers looking for budget-friendly accommodations.
  • San Vicente Resort: Located in the nearby San Vicente Valley, this resort offers upscale accommodations, golf, a spa, and scenic views. It's an ideal choice for a more luxurious stay.
  • Barona Resort & Casino: While not in Ramona itself, the Barona Resort & Casino is located nearby and offers hotel accommodations, gaming, dining, and entertainment options.

Ramona Oaks RV Park: Nestled in the gently sloping foothills of     San Diego County, RVers absolutely love vacationing at our park amongst the live oaks, pepper trees, eucalyptus, succulents and flowers. Many animals such as deer, rabbits, turkeys, ducks, wood pecks, and humming birds also make this their home. Surrounded by vineyards and ranches we are six miles from the cowboy town of Ramona, 12 miles from the San Diego Safari Park and only a 20 minute drive from the historic town of Julian.  


Neighborhoods in RAMONA

  • San Diego Country Estates: Located to the northeast of Ramona's downtown area, the San Diego Country Estates is a large planned community with a golf course, parks, and a range of housing options, including single-family homes and condos.
  • Ramona West End: The western part of Ramona offers a mix of residential areas and some commercial properties. It's a more rural setting with larger properties and homes.
  • Ramona East End: The eastern side of Ramona is known for its scenic beauty and open spaces. It's a more rural and agricultural area, with ranches and equestrian properties.
  • Barona Mesa: Situated southwest of downtown Ramona, this area is known for its elevated location, offering scenic views of the surrounding landscape. It's a mix of residential properties.

Restaurants in RAMONA

  • Marinade on Main
  • D' Carlos
  • Pinto Thai Ramona
  • Ramona Family Naturals
  • Kountry Kitchen
  • Ramona Cafe
  • Cattle Dog Coffee
  • Up the Hill Grill
  • Mamma Ramona’s Pizzeria
  • The Barn
  • La Cocina
  • Nuevo Grill & Cantina
  • Casa Reveles Mexican & Seafood
  • The Oaks Grille and Par Lounge
  • Pete's BBQ
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