Claremont CA Travel Reviews

Travel writers and reviewers love staying in Claremont! Read what they have to say about some of Claremont’s visitor amenities, including restaurant choices, ideas for shopping, and special sites to visit in the Claremont area.


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Zaggi Travel – The Best of The Village in Claremont, California - February 2014

This aesthetically pleasing and charming part of Southern California is a can’t-miss for anyone looking for a day trip or new area to explore.

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Red Tricycle – An Hour Away, A World Away: Claremont - February 2014

It’s Like a New England College Town with some spectacular Spanish architecture, California craftsmen lined aves and only minutes from a desert garden and mountain skiing. So, kind of the best of everything. Claremont is home to 5 colleges (7, if you count the two grad schools) but the student popul…

Huffington Post – Claremont Restaurant Week preview - July 2013

The hidden gem, a mere 30 minutes from downtown L.A., is unlike any other city in the area. It’s renowned for its colleges, and features a historic downtown village and native botanical gardens.

Walters Claremont LA Biz

L.A. BizJournal – “Walter’s is synonymous with Claremont” - May 2013

The extensive menu is an ensemble of American and Mediterranean classics, as well as favorites from the Ghafarshad’s native Afghanistan. In The extensive menu is an ensemble of American and Mediterranean classics, as well as favorites from the Ghafarshad’s native Afghanistan. In fact, Fahima is an e…

L.A. Biz Journal – “Union on Yale is a must-stop on the east side of Los Angeles County” - May 2013

The dishes are more European-inspired than just Mediterranean-inspired, with a wine list as cosmopolitan. The chef comes from L.A.’s Le Cordon Bleu and the wood-fired oven comes from Naples, and between the two, Union on Yale produces some of the best Old- and New World pizzas in this part of the co…

Tutti Mangia Claremont review

L.A. Biz Journal – “Need top-flight dining in San Gabriel Valley? Tutti Mangia is your place” - May 2013

If you’re looking for elegant dining in the San Gabriel Valley, Tutti Mangia is definitely one for your list. Inland Empire magazine has deemed it Best Restaurant in Claremont, and it’s been honored by Wine Spectator over the years with the Award of Excellence.

Los Angeles Times – Claremont shopping: New destinations and old favorites - October 2012

Claremont remains off the radar for most people west of the 605 – strange given that the so-called City of Trees and PhDs has so many draws, including the Pomona College Museum of Art, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Heritage, organizer of an annual home tour. For shoppers, here’s a qu…

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Trekaroo – Kid-Friendly Activities, Hotels in Claremont - October 2012

The Doubletree Claremont is located near many family friendly attractions such as Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden, The Alf Museum of Paleontology, and The Village Claremont (featuring unique shops and eating spots).

Southwest Spirit – Spirit of California - 2012

The centerpiece of the tree-lined, walkable downtown is Claremont Village, a collection of 150 locally owned boutiques, art galleries, eateries and entertainment venues. But like the rest of the Inland Empire, Claremont’s true appeal lies in its celebration of the outdoors through attractions like R…

Johnny Jet calls Claremont CA a Southern California Getaway

Johnny Jet – Southern California Getaway to Claremont - 2011

Just 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles is the quaint 100-year-old town of Claremont, best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, and college campuses. Stroll through the residential neighborhoods around the downtown core of Claremont Village to see trees that were planted at the t…

Los Angeles Magazine – Neighborhood Guide to Claremont - 2010

With its distinctive brick buildings, graceful cupolas, and shady colon-nades, Claremont brings to mind an East Coast hamlet set in the foothills of Angeles National Forest. Home to seven renowned colleges—the first, Pomona College, was built in 1887—the town began as a hub of the citrus industry be…

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