Ramona is a small community in San Diego County that offers a lot of peace and quiet. It’s one of the few areas that give residents and visitors a countryside feel. It’s a great place to live and raise a family, with a number of attractions. 

Live in a Small Community of White-Collar Workers

With a population of 21,493 as of 2020, Ramona is truly a small-town community. This can make it a great place to live if you really want the chance to get to know your neighbors. 

Approximately 70% of people in Ramona who work have white-collar job positions, even though the majority of the community has a blue-collar education. Less than 15% of the community’s residents have a bachelor's degree. 

Check Out the Affordable Housing Market

Ramona is known for its affordable housing. In fact, houses are so well-priced in the community that they don’t stay on the market for very long — with most lasting less than 10 days. If you’re interested in a home here, you’ll want to put an offer in quickly. 

Drink Wine at One of Its Many Vineyards

When most SoCal residents think of Ramona, they think of wine — and for good reason. It’s one of the U.S.’s designated grape-growing regions. Today, the community is very popular among wine connoisseurs. In fact, this is what the area is most famous for! You can drink delectable wine and take vineyard tours. 

Although there are a number of well-known wineries in the area, the Turtle Rock Ridge Vineyard Winery is the most popular. Most of Turtle Rock Ridge’s wines have won awards. 

Milagro Winery and Vineyard Grant James are also worth checking out. 

Visit One of the Most Unique Farms in the U.S.

Ramona is also home to one of the most unique farms you can find in all of the United States. You won’t want to miss out on the Oasis Camel Dairy Foundation, where you can learn more about the camel dairy farm and even take camel rides.

While we’re on the subject of farms, the Star B Bison Ranch and Hop Farm is also located in Ramona. This American bison farm is one of the most recognized in the country. 

Take a Walk or Spot Wildlife in Its Nature Preserve

You can enjoy the 3.1-mile walking trail at Ramona Grassland County Preserve. Known for its lush greenery, wetlands, and golden eagle nests, the preserve is a great place to be active. You might also encounter some of San Diego’s wildlife, including coyotes, mountain lions, bobcats, and weasels.