Soledad Wine Country
April 27, 2018
Explore Soledad Wine Country! It might come as a surprise, but Napa is not the only area in California that is known for their wines. If love sipping on Sirahs and you’ll be in the Monterey area, be sure to check out the local wines. Read on to find out how you can enjoy some of the local wines.View More
Best things to see on the 17 mile drive
April 10, 2018
There's so much to explore on the 17 mile drive! Explore the bset things to see during the drive. View More
Pebble Beach Food & Wine
March 30, 2018
If you’re staying in Monterey then be sure to sign up for the Pebble Beach Food and Wine festival. From April 5th through the 8th, there will be an exciting list of events and intimate access to 100 celebrity chefs as they take you through a sensory tour of wines and food that will be sure to delight your taste buds.View More
A Day Trip to Monterey
March 9, 2018
Looking for a way to spend your day in Monterey? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of these activities you can easily enjoy during your day trip to Monterey.View More
Romantic Restaurants in Monterey
February 9, 2018
Enjoying a romantic evening in Monterey by visiting one of these restaurants. View More
5 Best things to do in Monterey
February 28, 2018
If you’re not sure how to spend your time while in Monterey, there are a number of restaurants, bars, beaches and cultural locations for you to enjoy. However, to make it easy on you, here are five things that you should consider doing during your time in beautiful Monterey.View More
Entertainment in Monterey
February 23, 2018
Here's your ticket to the best entertainment in Monterey!View More
Ramada Monterey Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
January 5, 2018
If you like to visit museums, and to learn more about the world around you, Monterey has a number of exciting museums to explore. Located near the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you’ll find the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.View More
The Half Marathon at Pebble Beach
December 8, 2017
One of the most popular events in Monterey is the Pebble Beach Half Marathon. This annually held event was established over 20 years ago and gathers approximately 4,500 participants from around the world. The half marathon is also popular for its stunning and picturesque route held along the Pacific Coast. View More
First Night Monterey 2018
November 30, 2017
If you are looking for a family friendly way to ring in the New Year, then look no further than First Night Monterey 2018.View More
Cannery Row Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 3, 2017
This year, enjoy the annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Cannery Row! View More
Big Sur Food and Wine Festival
October 25, 2017
Monterey offers an endless array of activities & events to enjoy. From impressive ocean views to guided wine tastings, Monterey is never in short supply of fun.View More
Enjoy These Events During Halloween in Monterey
October 5, 2017
This Halloween season, Monterey is offering a number of exciting events to enjoy the Halloween! Read on to find out more.View More
Big Sur Half Marathon 2017
September 28, 2017
Monterey offers a number of exciting events and activities for guests and locals alike. If you’re interested in learning about what you can do during your time in Monterey, be sure to visit the Monterey blog.View More
The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix
September 8, 2017
The Monterey Peninsula has always had a love of cars and racing. Starting in 1950, the annual running of the Pebble Beach Road Races helped to spur on the tradition of racing in the area.View More
7th Annual Oktoberfest in Monterey Bay
August 20, 2017
When you stay at Ramada Monterey, you’ll have close access to some of the best events around. One upcoming event to be on the lookout for is the 7th Annual Oktoberfest in Monterey Bay.View More
Enjoy Amazing Music At The Monterey Jazz Festival
August 4, 2017
Monterey is a thriving city filled with culture and beautiful natural landscapes. One of the most well known events that calls Monterey home is the annual Jazz Festival. View More
Wine Tours In Monterey For Newbies & Aficionados
July 24, 2017
One of the most exciting aspects of staying in Monterey are the wineries in the area. Looking for a fun way to relax? Consider signing up for a Wine Tour!View More
The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week
July 7, 2017
Calling all car fans, the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Car Week is once again returning this August. Prepare yourself for an entire week filled with exciting events. View More
Visit These Beaches Near Monterey
June 28, 2017
The beaches of Monterey are varied in their amenities but all are beautiful. The beaches are popular destinations for everything from a wedding on the beach to simply stopping by for a picnic lunch if you have some time to spare. During your stay, be sure to stop by one of these beaches near Monterey.View More
Visit The Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum at Cannery Row
June 9, 2017
There are many things to do near Cannery row, but one great option is to learn about the history of this area in California at the Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum.View More
Visiting the Kelp Forest Experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
June 2, 2017
This summer, stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium and take in their world famous Kelp Forest. The Kelp Forest is a unique underwater forest with kelp growing as high as 28 feet tall.View More
Top Wedding Venues in Monterey
May 5, 2017
The destination for a wedding is an important part of any celebration. The venue simultaneous needs to be beautiful as well as spacious and affordable. One thing that makes Monterey an excellent location for weddings is the fact that it provides all that and more!View More
10 Things you didn’t know about Cannery Row
April 28, 2017
Here are some fun facts you might not have known about Cannery Row. View More
Love Running? Join the Big Sur International Marathon!
April 14, 2017
The Big Sur International Marathon is once again right right around the corner. This annual event always takes place during the spring time and is a big part of the community. Whether you are a trained marathon who has ran multiple marathons or this is your first one ever, the scenic view along the route is an experience you won’t soon forget.View More
What To Do In Monterey For Kids
March 24, 2017
If you are looking for fun and exciting ways to spend time with your kids, check out these kid friendly activities in Monterey near Ramada Inn. View More
Enjoy Breathtaking & Peaceful Views While Sailing in Monterey
March 3, 2017
Located right on the bay, Monterey is an excellent destination for a romantic cruise along the water. Whether you are looking for some fun while exploring the area or are looking for a little more romance, there is a sailing option that is just for you!View More
Best Breakfast in Monterey
February 25, 2017
In the mood to start your day off right? Then head over to some of these locations in Monterey that serve up the best breakfast around.View More
Whalefest Monterey At Old Fisherman’s Wharf
January 27, 2017
Every year, tourists flock to Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf in order to spot some of the local marine life.View More
Enjoy The Great Outdoors & Explore Nature In Monterey
December 30, 2016
Monterey Bay is an excellent place to be if you are looking to enjoy the great outdoors. From stunning coastline views to mountain tops, Monterey has a varied range of nature to enjoy that is more beautiful than pictures of Monterey. View More
Celebrate the New Year at First Night Monterey
November 7, 2016
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!View More
Celebrate "All Things Food" At Big Sur Food And Wine
October 26, 2016
Enjoy your glass (or glasses) of wine along the coast of Northern California. The sights are gorgeous in the area, and the wine is some of the best there is.View More
The Annual Big Sur Half Marathon
September 28, 2016
The annual Ramada Monterey Big Sur Half Marathon is once again right around the corner!View More
Monterey Beach Sportsfest
August 23, 2016
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. View More
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
July 28, 2016
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.View More
Outdoor Summer Activities In Monterey
June 1, 2016
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.View More
June Food Festivals In Monterey
May 25, 2016
If you happen to be staying in Monterey this June, bring your appetite because this summer there are a number of exciting festivals centered on food and drinks!View More
Monterey Grand Prix Coming To Mazda Raceway
April 28, 2016
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. View More
Take Part In One Of The City Tours In Monterey
March 16, 2016
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. View More
Monterey & Beautiful Sightseeing Tours Go Hand In Hand!
February 24, 2016
If you are visiting Monterey, one of the things you should definitely take advantage of are all the tours that are offered in the area.View More
Monterey is the perfect destination for Valentine's Day!
January 27, 2016
With February right around the corner it may be time to start thinking about Valentine’s. This year, tell that special boo in your life that you love them in Monterey.View More
Don’t Miss the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament in Monterey!
December 18, 2015
Monterey is home to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, which is one of the most exciting events along the PGA Tour. View More
Celebrate Our Oceans and Learn ways to Protect Wildlife of the Water During Monterey Whalefest
November 25, 2015
There’s so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Monterey you may not know where to start!View More
See the Best Golfers from Around the World at the TaylorMade Golf Invitational
October 30, 2015
The TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational is returning to the sands of Pebble Beach. This annual event always proves to be an exciting spectacle. Tune In!View More
Run Along the Monterey Coast during the Big Sur Half Marathon!
September 18, 2015
Like to push yourself to new levels? Considered running a marathon but want a little practice first? If so, consider registering for the Big Sur Half Marathon.View More
See the Best Aquatic Sports Competitors in Action at the Monterey Beach Sportsfest!
July 28, 2015
Do you enjoy playing beach volleyball? What about running or swimming? If you are the athletic type that is looking for the next adrenaline filled challenge, look no further than the Ramada Monterey Beach Sportsfest!View More
Calling all Porsche Lovers to the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V
July 24, 2015
If you are a sports car fanatic and have a special love for porsche’s, then the ‘Porsche Rennsport Reunion V’ is an event you are not going to want to miss.View More
The Superbike World Championship is coming to the Mazda Raceway!
June 26, 2015
Do you love high adrenaline events? Do you get a thrill from high-speed races? If you enjoy watching motorcycle races then prepare for the good news.View More
Enjoy Bacon at its Best at the Monterey BaconFest 2015!
June 1, 2015
Summer is almost here, and that means it's time for plenty of festivals. One that you wont want to miss is the BaconFest. Find out what it is all about, here. View More
Treat your Taste Buds to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival!
April 27, 2015
Are you looking for a fun event in Monterey that will be great for the whole family? If so, come out to the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival that will take place on Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st. View More
The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Returns this May!
May 27, 2015
Do you love watching sports cars race around the track? Do you get a thrill from seeing who will cross the finish line? If so, look for hotels around Monterey Ca now because Mazda has a great event all lined just for you. View More
The Pebble Beach Food and Wine Event Returns to Monterey!
February 27, 2015
t is nearly time for the 8th annual Add MediaPebble Beach Food and Wine event, coming to the Bay Area this spring.View More
The Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary in Monterey
January 21, 2015
The Sea Otter classic first began back in 1991 and has enjoyed much success and growth since then. This year, the Sea Otter Classic celebrates its 25th Anniversary from April 16th through the 19th.View More
Celebrities Golf for Charity at the 2015 Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!
December 29, 2014
Do you love golf? Do you love celebrities? Combine these two loves by attending the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. View More
Enjoy Festive Family Time at First Night Monterey!
November 21, 2014
Are you looking for a family friendly and exciting way to bring in the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey – a community event that takes place on New Year’s Eve.View More
Experience the Best of Monterey at the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival!
October 24, 2014
Clear your weekend from November 6 – 8, because it is time for the Big Sur Food and Wine Festival! During the festival, you will get the opportunity to eat delicious foods from local restaurants and taste great wines, all while viewing the beautiful scenery of Monterey, California.View More
Race on Down to the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay!
September 19, 2014
Do you want a fun way to get fit? Join the community for the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay. If you are not quite ready for a half marathon, you can always register for the Pacific Grove Lighthouse 5kView More
Sprint to Adrenaline Pumping Races at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs!
August 22, 2014
Do you love to watch races? Do you get excited as you watch cars race towards the finish line? If so, come to the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.View More
Commercial & Corporate Rates
August 8, 2014
Ramada Limited Monterey Hotels are centrally located to all the surrounding attractions and businesses. For those needing accommodations for an extended stay or multiple visits, please send us an e-mail for our Monterey corporate housing special pricing.View More
Be a Part of the Exciting Italian Culture at the Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival!
July 25, 2014
If you love Italian food or want to get to know a little more about Italian culture, then come down to Festa Italia’s Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival!!View More
Pick up the Tempo at the Exciting Monterey Americana Festival!
June 19, 2014
Saturday, June 28th marks the 2nd Annual Monterey Americana Music Festival, which will be held at the Monterey County Fair and Events CenterView More
Have Some Sizzlin’ Summertime Fun at the Blues Brews & Barbecue!
May 22, 2014
Do you love blues music? Enjoy hanging out with friends and eating great food? Then come down to Monterey Blues Brews and Barbecue on Saturday and Sunday, July 26th and 27th.View More
Race Your Way to the Ferrari Challenge Event!
April 30, 2014
Popular with fans around the world, the Ferrari Challenge is one of the most anticipated dates on any racing enthusiast’s calendar.View More
Día del Niño -Celebrating Children at Monterey Bay Aquarium
March 20, 2014
This year on Sunday April 6th, visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium will be invited to join in with the 13th annual incarnation of the celebration of Día del Niño – Children’s Day.View More
Attend the Sea Changes ACT Opening Reception at the Museum of Monterey!
February 20, 2014
The Museum of Monterey has an important role in the community, celebrating Monterey’s connection to the ocean through its collection of more than fifty thousand artifacts.View More
Enjoy the Cycling Season Opener at the Sea Otter Classic
January 22, 2014
The Sea Otter Classic is the world’s premiere 4 day cycling festival and opens the season of cycling in North America.View More
Attend the At&t Pebble Beach Pro Am!
December 27, 2013
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am golf tournament is a winter tradition dating back as far as the 1930s.View More
New Year's Eve Celebration in Monterey
November 22, 2013
Each year, the amazing First Night Monterey celebration is a treat for the whole family. An all-ages New Year’s Eve event, their program of entertainment and activities is sure to please everyone who attends while visiting hotels in Monterey CA.View More
Big Sur Half Marathon returns to Monterey area
October 30, 2013
This November 17th, approximately 9,000 runners will be congregating on Del Monte Avenue, Monterey, for the eleventh presentation of the famous Big Sur Half MarathonView More
Don't Miss the FIM Superbike World Championship!
September 23, 2013
Forming the American stage of the FIM Superbike World Championship, when the races come to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca the stage will be set for some fantastic racing from some of the biggest teams in the world.View More
Attend the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival!
July 20, 2013
Here in Monterey, visitors and locals alike can always count on a fun, exciting time at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.View More
Enjoy Music & More at the Monterey Bay Reggae Festival!
July 8, 2013
Summer is festival season in California, and Monterey is no exception! The warm weather and clear skies make it the perfect time to be outdoors enjoying great music and having fun with friends and family.View More
Race Over to the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix!
June 11, 2013
The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is back this July for its 62nd year & the city of Monterey could not be more excited. The event attracts 120,000 visitors every year!View More
Enjoy Drinks in Monterey
May 6, 2013
Everyone has their drink of choice. Some prefer the smooth taste of beer while others prefer to and enjoy a glass of wine. It is always nice to take a day to relax, and enjoy your favorite drink. View More
Celebrate the Life of American Writer John Steinbeck
April 16, 2013
Almost everyone has read a John Steinbeck book, whether it was for school or just for leisure. Though his books are world famous, how much do you know about John Steinbeck the person?View More
Monterey Rock & Rod Festival Returns in May
March 28, 2013
Who is the Best of the West? Find out at the 7th annual Monterey Rock & Rod Festival this May 17-18 in Monterey County.View More
Technology of the Future at the American Le Mans Series
February 23, 2013
The premier sports car racing championship, the American Le Mans Series, returns to Monterey’s Mazda Raceway this year from May 9-11, 2013.View More
Get Ready for a Weekend of Cycling Fun at Sea Otter Classic!
January 31, 2013
Spring is a great time to stay in lodging in Monterey CA, as the weather is sunny, and the whole family can find something fun to do during the Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic from April 18-21.View More
Watch the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am!
December 8, 2012
Those staying in hotels in Monterey CA in February can attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach.View More
Celebrate the Holidays in Monterey!
November 29, 2012
Monterey is one of the most beautiful areas to spend the holidays in California. If you are staying in Monterey CA discount hotels, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit during your time here. You can go ice skating by the bay coastline, visit Santa's Workshop or attend the Holiday Tree Lighting in Carmel. Read more about these fun holiday events below!View More
Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!
October 23, 2012
If you are spending New Year’s Eve in cheap hotels in Monterey CA, you won’t want to miss First Night Monterey! In its 19th year, the event is will bring a spectacular group of performers and visual artists for the whole family.View More
Watch the Race at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival this Weekend!
September 4, 2012
If you’re in Monterey this weekend, you have the opportunity to witness the car festival of a lifetime! Those staying in affordable Monterey CA hotels can see the stars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car series at the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival powered by Mazda. You can be part of the season-ending race this weekend!View More
Participate in the Big Sur Marathon for a Healthy Weekend in Monterey!
August 10, 2012
If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey Bay CA this coming November, consider enrolling in the Big Sur Half Marathon for a great race destination weekend.View More
Buckle Up for Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance!
July 12, 2012
If you're a car aficionado and staying in Monterey CA hotels this summer, come out and celebrate the automobile at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The outdoor event takes place at the 18th fairway of Pebble Reach Golf Links and brings together 200 of the best in automotive gems from all over the world.View More
Watch Red Bull's U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway this Summer!
June 22, 2012
Want to be a part of the biggest racing event near hotels in Carmel CA this summer? Attend the Red Bull United State Grand Prix, featuring the MotoGP World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca! The event boasts the largest spectator attendance of any race held at Mazda Raceway.View More
Have a Drink at the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals!
May 28, 2012
Do you enjoy your libations? If you’re staying in hotels in Monterey CA this June, be sure to check out the Monterey Wine & Beer Festivals! This year, both events are happening on the same weekend, so there is plenty to enjoy! The 36th Monterey Wine Festival is June 8-9 and the Monterey Beer Festival is one day only, June 9.View More
Ferrari Racing Days at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
April 25, 2012
Ferrari Racing Days returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this year with 3 full days of racing. Fans & Ferrari owners will love this event.View More
Big Sur Marathon Returns in April
March 26, 2017
Celebrate spring by enjoying Monterey’s beautiful outdoors while running in the Big Sur Marathon. It is known as one of the best marathons in the United States.View More
Enjoy a Day of Cycling at Sea Otter Classic!
February 9, 2011
Monterey is hosting the 22nd Annual Sea Otter Classic from April 19-22, a four-day celebration of cycling. The Sea Otter Classic consists of several competitive cycling events and a festival with food, drinks and free entertainment for children and adults alike.View More
Discover the World at the Old Monterey Farmer's Market
January 17, 2012
The Old Monterey Farmer’s Market is a great way to explore the culture of the beautiful seaside community Monterey. It spans 3.5 city blocks & runs year-round.View More
Bill Murray to Defend his Title in Pebble Beach Golf
November 29, 2011
Did you know that Bill Murray is not only a famous actor but amateur golf champion? He won the crown in 2011 with PGA TOUR professional partner D.A. Points. You have the chance to see him defend his title February 6-12View More
Ring in the New Year at First Night Monterey!
November 8, 2011
Will you be in beautiful coastal Monterey to celebrate the New Year? If so, be sure to check out First Night Monterey on December 31. First Night Monterey is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration welcoming in the New Year. View More
Run at the Big Sur Marathon in Monterey Bay!
October 5, 2011
If you’ve been itching to go for a long run, be sure to check out the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay this year on Sunday, November 20th! The Half Marathon’s course runs through historic downtown Monterey along Cannery Row, and the beautiful coastline of Pacific Grove, with amazing views of Monterey Bay.View More
Monterey Hosts 2011 Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV
September 1, 2011
Are you a big motorsports fan? If so, be sure not to miss the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV from October 14 to October 16 in Monterey county, California. Many vintage and modern race cars will gather with their racers at Mazda Raceway Laguno Seca in Salinas.View More
Music, Cars, and the Monterey County Fair
August 1, 2011
August brings many fun outdoor events to the Monterey area that will provide you with some great entertainment when you’re looking for something to do. View More
Monterey Events In July: Fun Outings For The Whole Family
July 6, 2011
July brings a myriad of fun events to the Monterey area! Whether your interests lie in cars, rodeos, or music, there are a lot of fun outings for the whole family. Check out some of these entertaining ideas for Monterey activities this month.View More
The 16th Annual “A Day to Remember” Bridal Show – January 16, 2011
December 15, 2011
The largest and most elegant bridal show on California’s central coast will take place on Sunday, January 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Monterey Conference Center.View More
Monterey Swingfest 2011
December 14, 2010
The Monterey Swingfest starts this year on Thursday, January 13, at 7 p.m. with two workshops, which will be immediately followed by open dancing.View More
Feathered Friends at the Monterey Bay Aquarium – November 20 & 21
November 6, 2010
The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Feathered Friends exhibit allows you to get to know a variety of unique birds. The weekend’s activities feature animals with beaks, wings and feathers including blackfooted penguins, Laysan albatross and an array of shorebirds from their aviary. View More
Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational – November 16 thru 21
October 22, 2010
The Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational will be held on Del Monte Golf Course, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Pebble Beach Golf Links. View More