fontana.orgFontana in San Bernardino County, is a well known stop for truckers due to its strategic location with I-10, State Route 210, and I- 15 all passing through or near the city. Transportation is a popular theme in Fontana, where the city annually celebrated cars in a street fair called Cruising Spring Street. The evening event draws thousands out to explore the classic vehicles parked along the "main drag" of town where around 200,000 residents live, work and play.
popular tourist attraction is the Auto
Club Speedway on the site of the Kaiser
The love of the engine has never been far away from Fontana. During the 50s and 60s Fontana had a premier, regional drag racing course, Mickey Thompson's Fontana International Dragway . Car racing was resurrected in 2006 when NASCAR Auto Club Speedway opened in Fontana.
Fontana shares borders with Rialto and San Bernardino and sits on the edge of the San Gabriel and Jurupa mountain ranges, at an approx. 1,000 - 2,000 foot elevation. In one part of the city the elevation actually climbs to around 2,500 feet, so you may find yourself shifting gears or enjoying inclines and descents.
While commuters actually make the
trek daily into Los Angeles and Orange
Counties, Fontana residents are
embracing their city more and more,
thanks to parks, arts, recreation, and
plenty of places for exciting car
challenges and sports.