Enjoy a scenic drive to the city of Ontario in your RV rental from RVshare! Because it is the home to one of the busiest airports in the country, the LA/Ontario International Airport, and its proximity to Los Angeles, Ontario is one bustling city handling a great deal of freight traffic from the ports in Long Beach and Los Angeles to the rest of the country. Ontario used to be an agricultural community relying mainly on citrus farming. It semi-arid rocky soil also attracted olive growers and vintners. But the pre-war and World War II era changed the demographics of the city when manufacturing plants started sprouting in the city. There are still some manufacturing plants that are headquartered in Ontario but the bulk of its economy now relies heavily on industries and warehousing.
Its culture and history might catch your interest but the city also has its share of numerous attractions, which you will enjoy. We have come up with a list of our favorites, which we would like to share with you for your RV rental Ontario CA!
Popular Tourist Attractions
Graber Olive House
Have you ever wondered how olives are grown and produced? The Graber Olive House in Ontario was established in 1894 and has since been growing and producing olives. It is located in a residential area north of Ontario's business district. Although best toured during the harvest season, a tour will take you the trees, to how the olives are sorted, processed and canned. Aside from explaining the intricacies of the entire process, the tour guide also provides information about the history of Ontario. You can also shop for canned olives, olive oil, and other Graber products at its gift shop. The Graber Olive House is open daily from 9 am to 5pm.
Everybody enjoys a round of mini-golf! It is one activity that spells a lot of fun. Located right in the city, the Scandia features two different golf courses, which will provide your hours of entertainment. Aside from the mini-golf courses, you can also enjoy the park’s arcades, bumper boats, racecars, carousels, thrilling rides and baseball batting cages. It also has two restaurants, the Scandia Grill and Olga’s Kitchen where you can have some delicious meals in between the screaming and the fun! The fun starts 12 noon daily, so book one of the many rv rentals near Ontario California and check it out!
Museum of History and Art, Ontario
The Museum of History and Art in Ontario is the best place to learn about the city and its people. The museum aims to showcase the history, art, and cultural traditions of the greater Ontario area. The museum features exhibits, educational programs, lectures and publications related to the history of Ontario. You can also check out the museum store where you can purchase items related to the history of Ontario and California. Admission is free and open from Thursday to Sunday, so stop by in your motorhome rental Ontario CA!
Campgrounds and State/National Parks
Anaheim Resort RV Park
Located about 30 miles from the city of Ontario, the Anaheim Resort RV Park is a highly rated RV Park and one of the finest in the city of Anaheim. It is also a great home base if you want to explore the cities of Ontario, Anaheim and Los Angeles. You can take short trips to various places in Southern California and be home before the end of the day. Established in 1956, it is a family owned and operated RV Park, which has been catering to families from all over the country since then. It has 145 spacious and shaded RV sites, 115 of which are full hookups. Amenities include a swimming pool, hot water spa, RV café and clubhouse, internet access, cable TV, picnic tables, dog walk areas, laundry facilities, restrooms and showers, and handicap-accessible facilities. This awesome RV Park is open all year round for your camper rental Ontario CA!
Orangeland RV Park
Located in the city of Orange, about 30 minutes away from Ontario, the Orange RV Park offers a tranquil place to stay in the midst of orange trees where you are encouraged to pick and enjoy sweet and juicy oranges. It is a family owned and operated RV Park established in 1972 and has been awarded twice as “Park of the Year “from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). The RV Park has 195 paved, landscaped shaded sites with room for slideouts, 94 of which are full hookups. Amenities and services include heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, convenience store, laundry facilities, clubroom with kitchen, exercise room, mini-golf, playground, picnic area, dog walk and wash station, BBQ/picnic area, restrooms and showers, and free wi-fi internet access. Join the fun anytime at the Orangeland RV Park.
San Bernardino RV Park
San Bernardino RV Park is about a 30-minute drive from Ontario. It is located in the city of San Bernardino. It is a great choice if you want to explore both cities and its surrounding areas. The RV Park is just few a minutes from shopping areas and restaurants including Sam’s Club, Costco, Panera Bread, Starbucks and Chipotle. This gated RV Park has a total of 133 spaces with concrete patios, 63 of which are full hookup sites. Amenities and services include free wi-fi internet access, on-site laundry, fenced lighted pet area, restrooms and showers, and public areas. You can stay in San Bernardino RV Park at any time of the year.
Huck Finn Jubilee
A three-day bluegrass event held in Ontario annually, the Huck Finn Jubilee takes place during the second weekend of June at the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. It features live bluegrass music and traditional "Americana" activities such as tomahawk throwing, pie eating, greased pole climbing, arts & Crafts, and river rafting. It is the biggest bluegrass festival in the West Coast and showcases acts of the biggest names in bluegrass music. RV parking RV tent camping are allowed during the festival, so search an RV rental near Ontario CA and attend the Huck Finn Jubilee!
Upland Lemon Festival
Enjoy everything lemony at the Upland Lemon festival. The festival was established in 1997 and has been held every year in the city of Upland about 3 miles from Ontario. It is a three-day festival held every June. It features a carnival with numerous rides, games for both adults and kids, a lemon idol singing competition, food competitions, lots of food, and a crafters village. The festival pays tribute to the city's citrus industry origins. Join in the fun and have a lemony day!
If you plan to visit Southern California soon you must include a visit to Ontario. We guarantee that you will enjoy this city. Just taking a stroll along its Old town will lead you to attractions that are just waiting to be discovered. This is one city you should not miss!
Thank you for choosing RVshare for your RV rental Ontario California!