Enjoy a scenic drive to Fontana in your RV rental from RVshare! Fontana was founded in 1913 by Azariel Blanchard Miller, a rancher, farmer and developer. It started as an agricultural town of vineyards, citrus orchards, and chicken ranches. The city has undergone changes and development since then, and is now known as a regional hub of the trucking industry, as a result of Interstate 10, State Route 210 and Interstate 15 passing through the city. It is also known as the home of the largest library in the San Bernardino County Library System, the Lewis Library and Technology Center which opened in 2008.
You might be wondering what you can enjoy in Fontana, so we compiled a list of numerous attractions, activities to enjoy, and places to stay in an RV rental in Fontana, CA. We are pretty sure this list will want you to visit this city as soon as possible in an RV rental Fontana CA!
The Auto Club Speedway is one of the places you must visit in Fontana. It was constructed on the site of the abandoned Kaiser Steel mill, and was first tested in 1997 by Marlboro Team Penske’s driver Paul Tracy. It used to be known as the California Speedway but its name was changed to Auto Club Speedway in 2008. It is a great venue to watch NASCAR races speeding through a two-mile D-shaped oval that is 75 feet wide with a 15-foot apron, 14-degree banking at turns 1-2; 3-4, and a front stretch of 11-degree banking. Aside from watching the races, you can take lessons in car or motorcycle racing, and if you are staying long in the area, your kids can sign-up and join the Lefty’s Kids Club. The speedway draws in thousands of visitors annually. It is recommended that you check their website for their upcoming events and purchase ticket online. Feel the speed at the Auto Club Speedway.
After visiting the Auto Club Speedway, you might be in the mood to experience car racing yourself. Of course you will need some tips, guidance and a great teacher, so head off to Rusty Wallace Racing Experience where you can get your taste of speed. You do need a driver’s license but you can book one of their packages as long as you are 14 years old and above. No race driving experience is needed but you have to attend a class before driving some laps. You also have your own personal spotter so you feel safe and encouraged while speeding through the track. Just imagine, you get to feel what it is like to drive a NASCAR automobile at a reasonable price! Check out their website for the racing packages and schedule.
The Tibbies Center Stage Theater is where you can enjoy fine dining and a show simultaneously. It used to be the Fontana Theater, built in 1937, and closed shop during the 1950s. In 2008, the theater was re-opened after a major renovation and renamed as the Center Stage Theater in Fontana. It is now the home to TIBBIES Great American Cabaret. The theater is now equipped with of state of the art facilities such as the latest video, audio, lighting, and presentation technology. Aside from being awed by the theatrical presentation you get to savor a heavenly meal, which is included in the price of the ticket. It is a different and unique experience rarely found in other cities. Do check their website for their scheduled shows.
Located about 11 miles east of Fontana, San Bernardino RV Park is a great choice if you want to be centrally located. It is an RV Park that exudes a very relax atmosphere. The Seccombe Lake Park, where you can enjoy outdoor activities is just five minutes away. The RV Park has a total of 133 spaces, 63 of which are full hookups. The best part about this RV Park is it a safe, secure, gate community, which means you can sleep soundly without having to worry about security problems. Amenities and services include clean and modern restrooms, on-site laundry, fenced and well-lighted pet area, picnic areas, "satellite-dish friendly" sites, and free wi-fi internet access. You can stay in the San Bernardino RV Park at any time of the year.
Situated on a plateau that affords RVers a great view of La Loma Hills and Blue Mountain, the Terrace Village RV Park is your best option if you want to be near the city yet far enough to enjoy some peace and quiet especially during the night. It is just 12 miles from the city of Fontana where numerous attractions await you. The RV Park has 58 paved full hookups site. Services and amenities include free internet access, restrooms and showers, a recreation hall, laundry facilities, and a heated pool and spa. You are welcomed to stay in the Terrace Village RV Park all year round.
Looking for a quiet campground for an RV rental near Fontana, CA? Your search is over with Bonita Ranch, located about 10 miles from the city. It is a quiet and laid back campground which has 90 RV sites, 30 of which are full hookups with concrete patios. Amenities and services include a BBQ grill area, restrooms and showers, and dump stations. Although it is a basic campground with a few amenities, it is near Lytle creek and the beautiful Bonita Falls where you can enjoy outdoor activities. Bonita Ranch is open all year round for any RV rental near Fontana CA!
Established in 2005, the Fontana car show is held at the Civic Center Campus every first Friday of the months of March to September. It features the following categories: classics which are pre-1979 cars; imports and customs with a V8 engine minimum; low riders; hot rod and muscle cars; specialty / exotic cars; and motorcycles excluding dirt bikes and off-road bikes. The show is open to the public.
The Fontana Days Festival is the grandest event held in Fontana annually. The festival was established in 1913, more than a hundred years ago, and is now celebrated every year to commemorate the founding of the city. The festival features food and novelty vendors, carnival rides, folkloric competition, hen derby, a half-marathon, parade, fireworks, and many more! The festival is open to the public.
The City of Fontana is not your typical urban city; it has retained its old charm and quaintness. You will definitely fall in love with this city whether you are a car racing enthusiast or a live theater aficionado. Why not book an RV rental to Fontana, California and have a terrific time!
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