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The Most Convenient Hotels near Monterey Airport

Ramada Monterey is the most convenient hotel near Monterey Airport centrally located on the peninsula. With Monterey Airport less than four miles away, our comfortable hotels offer convenient access to beaches, golf courses, historic and cultural attractions, and an array of shopping and dining venues.

Historic Monterey

Cannery Row is home to Monterey Bay Aquarium and many local shops and restaurants. Originally home to 21 fishing canneries and first made famous by John Steinbeck’s 1954 novel of the same name, Cannery Row is where you’ll find various historic buildings and Fisherman’s Wharf. You can even see plays performed throughout the year at the Wharf Theater.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Hotel

Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Located at the north end of Cannery Row, the aquarium has an annual attendance of 1.8 million visitors and is home to over 35,000 plants and animals, representing 623 species of aquatic life. With both hotels only minutes away, Ramada is the most convenient of all the Monterey Bay Aquarium hotels.

The Most Convenient Monterey California Downtown Motel

Take Highway 1 two miles south of Carmel’s Rio Road and you’ll find what has come to be known as “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world”, Point Lobos State Reserve. The 550 acre park is teeming with scenic trails and spectacular views. For information call (831) 624-4909.
In addition to Point Lobos there is also the scenic 17 Mile Drive, Carmel-by-the-Sea and the pastoral beauty of Carmel Valley, which are all less than 10 minutes away. Ramada is centrally located to all of these transcendent locations, making us the most convenient of all the Monterey, California, downtown motels.

Interesting Things To Do

Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey

Nov 7, 2016 |

Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey

It’s never too early to start thinking about plans for the New Year. The way you spend New Year’s Eve is important because it sets the tone for how you bring in the New Year! If you are looking for a family friendly experience, consider attending First Night Monterey, taking place at Historic Downtown Monterey. The event will take place on December 31st from 3pm to midnight so get your reservation at one of the affordable hotels in Monterey CA in early. First Night Monterey is a non-profit organization that aims to bring together the...

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Big Sur Food And Wine

Oct 26, 2016 |

Big Sur Food And Wine

Big Sur is a beautiful area located along the coast of Northern California. The sights to see are gorgeous in the area, and if you will be staying in Monterey or the nearby area, a visit to this area is absolutely necessary. Even better, if there is a fun event taking place during your trip, be sure to take advantage! If you travels will be bringing you to the Big Sur area at the beginning of November, then consider attending the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival! This exciting event will be coming to the area November 3-5th, so be sure to add it...

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Big Sur Half Marathon

Sep 28, 2016 |

Big Sur Half Marathon

The annual Ramada Monterey Big Sur Half Marathon is once again right around the corner! Whether you are a regular when it comes to running marathons or you are thinking about training for your first one, the Big Sur Half Marathon is a great race to consider. This year, the race will be held on November 13th.   One of the great things about the Big Sur Half Marathon is that the course of the race will take you through beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. As you run, take in the beautiful sights and the sound of the crashing waves. The...

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Monterey Beach Sportsfest

Aug 3, 2016 |

Monterey Beach Sportsfest

The beach community of Monterey has created a fun event that not only supports healthy living, but also caring for ocean and advocating for cleaner beaches. During the Monterey Beach Sportsfest, you and your family can engage in fun beach activities or simply be a spectator to the other events such as beach volleyball, stand up paddle boarding and ocean swims. This is an event open to the public so make it a day at the beach! The Monterey Beach Sportsfest will be on September 24th and the 25th. In order to help promote healthy living as well...

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Jul 28, 2016 |

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Whether you are an owner of classic vehicles or simply a car enthusiast, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an event you won’t want to miss. At the Concours d’Elegance you will have the rare opportunity to see the world’s best annual display of historic, authentic and beautiful cars. This event only comes once a year so don’t miss your chance to see beautifully restored classic cars. This year, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will be on Sunday, August 21st. Mark your calendars today! What sets this event apart from other...

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Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey

Jun 1, 2016 |

Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey

Monterey is a city that offers a rich landscape and a vibrant past. If you’re staying in Monterey this summer, get outdoors and explore all the things this city has to offer guests and locals alike. Here are just a few summer outdoor events in Monterey. If golf is your thing, you will definitely want to hit the sand dunes at Pebble Beach. Pebble Beach is home to some of the most prestigious tournaments in the world of golf such as the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am hosted by AT&T as well as hosting the U.S. Open for a number of years....

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June Food Festivals In Monterey

May 25, 2016 |

June Food Festivals In Monterey

If you happen to be staying in Monterey this June, bring your appetite because this summer there are a number of exciting festivals all centered on food and drinks! If you enjoy trying new foods or are simply looking for a fun festival to enjoy, here are some upcoming food festivals taking place in Monterey this June. The Artichoke Festival held annually in Monterey is more than just celebrating artichokes, it’s about a tradition that has spanned for over half a century! The Monterey Artichoke Festival will take place on June 4th and the...

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Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway

Apr 28, 2016 |

Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway

The IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship in America is well underway and if you are a fan of sports car racing, you are not going to miss out on what the Mazda Raceway has in store for you. From April 28th – May 1st, the Continental Monterey Grand Prix will be taking place at the Mazda Raceway. Get your tickets for this event today! This event is the fourth round of this international event. With your tickets you won’t miss out on any of the action. You’ll get a full day of non-stop racing as over 10 different car manufacturers...

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City Tours in Monterey

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City Tours in Monterey

Monterey is a historic city that is equally beautiful as it is interesting. While wandering the beautiful city on your own is sure to be fun, taking part in a tour can be insightful and enjoyable. From cultural to scenic tours, there are many options to choose from. Here are 3 different tours to to go on while in Monterey, CA. The Carmel by the Sea Food Tour is an excellent option if you’d like to explore the city of Carmel. Not only will you be able to stop by various attractions throughout the city and learn about its history along the...

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Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!

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Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!

f you are visiting Monterey, one of the things you should definitely take advantage of are all the tours that are offered in the area. Many of these tours highlight the natural beauty that Monterey is known for as well as the unique history of the area. Here are a few sightseeing tours in Monterey that will give you a fun and memorable experience. Adventures by the Sea Tours believe what better way is there to see the beautiful waters of Monterey than by getting right into the thick of it? When you book a tour with Adventures by the Sea,...

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