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Where to stay in Rancho Ponderosa?

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What's Rancho Ponderosa Like?

People go to Rancho Ponderosa for fun-filled days at LEGOLAND® California, as well as many other top attractions like San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Other popular sights worth a visit include Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Rancho Ponderosa?

Our travelers don't have any top picks in Rancho Ponderosa but here are some of their favorites nearby:

    Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - 4.5 mi (7.3 km) away

    4-star resort with 2 outdoor pools, golf course
    • Free parking • Restaurant • 2 spa tubs • Fitness center • Bar

    The Encinitan Hotel & Suites - 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away

    3-star hotel with outdoor pool, conference center
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Terrace

    Ayres Hotel Vista Carlsbad - 4.6 mi (7.4 km) away

    3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Spacious rooms

    Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Carlsbad - 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away

    4-star resort with 4 restaurants, golf course
    • Free WiFi • Free water park access • 8 outdoor pools • 2 bars • Spa

How to Get to Rancho Ponderosa

Rancho Ponderosa is located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the heart of Carlsbad.

Flying to:

  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), 4 mi (6.4 km) from Rancho Ponderosa
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), 19.1 mi (30.8 km) from Rancho Ponderosa
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), 23.4 mi (37.7 km) from Rancho Ponderosa

Things to See and Do in and around Rancho Ponderosa

What to See in Rancho Ponderosa

  • San Diego Botanic Garden
  • Moonlight State Beach
  • South Carlsbad State Beach
  • Solana Beach
  • Palomar College

Things to Do in Rancho Ponderosa

  • LEGOLAND® California
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Carlsbad Premium Outlets
  • Westfield UTC
  • The Wave Waterpark

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