About Claremont, CA

Claremont is a picture-perfect town located on the outskirts of Los Angles County. The town remains one of Los Angeles' greatest hidden gems. The warm and inviting community is ideal for home buyers looking for a convenient location with a superb quality of life.
The dynamic and inviting community of Claremont is home to an appealing amount of attractions and activities. The growing community boasts a fantastic culinary scene with more than 80 eateries and restaurants. The city is also home to many wonderful and unique shopping opportunities, including many locally owned boutiques. For those in pursuit of an active and healthy lifestyle the city offers bike-friendly streets and avenues, and a huge array of outdoor activities and recreation.
The town affectionately known as, "The City of Trees" has something to offer for those of all age groups and lifestyles. With an impressive year-round calendar of events, the town is host to many events featuring live music, theater and comedy. The town is also home to a number of locally produced festivals throughout the year. One of the town's most popular events is the Claremont Folk Festival. The springtime folk music festival has been hosted annually by Claremont for the last 32 years. The long-time annual event is just one of many events in Claremont to enjoy year-round.

Spotlight on Claremont's Culture

The town is home to seven renowned colleges and is known for its live of arts and culture. Claremont and its citizenry work tirelessly to foster the arts within the community. Claremont is currently home to several wonderful and interesting museums, including a museum which is home to the largest collection of Native California flora in the world. Some of Calremont's other local museums include the traveling Claremont Museum of Art and the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology. Claremont is also the proud home of several galleries and an impressive amount of public art.
One of the town's most impressive attractions is the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The garden is home one of the largest herbariums in the United States. The botanical facilities currently are in holding of more than a million species. Almost half of the plants currently at the botanical gardens are species of plants from California. Visitors to the gardens will be happy to learn that regularly scheduled tours of the impressive facility are available. The tours provided by the gardens are a great way to learn about the native plants in California.
Claremont is also home to the Folk Center Museum and Store. The unique and musical museum is owned and operated by the family of the Grammy-award-winning, singer-songwriter, Ben Harper. The museum and store collection includes rare and historically valuable artifacts and musical instruments from around the world. The center also offers many classes and workshops for those interested in expanding their musical abilities. Throughout the year, one may also take note of the impressive lineup of musical performances, as well as the monthly Open Mic. Claremont is a dynamic and cultural city. The growing city is home to an ever-expanding list of locales for nighttime entertainment. The list features locales which range from laid-back bars to outdoor lounges. Some of the more lively venues include the college bars, clubs and musical venues which feature top-performing acts. The city's list of venues is impressive in its versatility and includes a jazz-fondue club, dinner theater, a comedy club and a stylish piano bar.

Recreation

Claremont is a beautiful city positioned at the base of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. The town makes a wonderful base and jumping off point from which to experience some of the many wonderful recreational opportunities offered up by the area's exciting landscape. Residents of Claremont may look forward to summer hikes and winter ski outings. Exploring the great outdoors is as easy as visiting the vast wilderness preserves which are located both in and around the city. The city is home to many wonderful trails for hikers, bikers and horse back riders, giving residents opportunities for recreation at every turn.

Recreation and Activity

Hiking and Scenic Tours

  • Angeles National Forest
  • The Claremont Wilderness Park.

Skiing
  • Mt. Baldy Mountain High Resort.

Horseback Riding
  • The Marshall Canyon Equestrian Center

Golf
  • Empire Lakes
  • Marshall Canyon
  • Sierra La Verne
  • Upland Hills

Claremont is the perfect place to call home. The town features an amazing location and plenty of things to do. Located on the outskirts of Los Angles County, the town offers residents an array of outdoor recreation and charming culture. One of Los Angeles' greatest hidden gems, the town is home to a wonderful array of real estate options. The warm and inviting community, is ideal for home buyers looking for a convenient location with a superb quality of life. Contact Jeannette Ewing to discover more about the homes available in this wonderful and sunny California community.

Jeannette Ewing
Jeannette Ewing
Realtor, CRS,GRI