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Rancho Cucamonga Travel Guide, California

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Rancho Cucamonga is a township nestled in the San Bernardino County, CA, the United States. The town was built in the year 1977 due to the unification among all the unincorporated communities of Cucamonga, Etiwanda and Alta Loma.

Geographical overview

Rancho Cucamonga is situated at a distance of about 39-miles east of Los Angeles. It is the combination of the Old Spanish Trail, the Santa Fe Trail, the Mojave Trail, former El Camino and the U.S. Route 66. The location of Rancho Cucamonga causes the town to be extremely smoggy.

Educational overview

Rancho Cucamonga constitutes K-12 educational institutes. In addition to schools, this city is also home to some well known recognized Colleges and Universities including the Chaffey College, the University of Redlands, Everest College, Universal Technical Institute, University of Phoenix as well as the University of La Verne.

Cultural overview

One of the most important festivals held in Rancho Cucamonga is the Rancho Cucamonga Inland Empire Jazz Festival. It is not the ordinary music festival; it is actually an event, which brings in together a wine garden, art walk, New Orleans style food by the famous Chef “Jude Mouton”, a vintage royal car show in addition to awesome compositions hosted by “Brian Culbertson”, the icon of the soulful, youthful jazz. Hundreds and thousands of people partake in this famous Rancho Cucamonga Jazz Festival.

Another great festival of Rancho Cucamonga is the Grape Harvest Festival. The spirit of this festivity goes back to two hundred years ago, back to the planting of the foremost mission grapes at Mission San Gabriel Archangel. The Rancho Cucamonga’s Grape Festival is one of the several celebrations, which still present traditional Grape Stomps both for the local celebrities as well as the visitors. You can also find here pie eating competitions, more than 100 crafts and arts, wine appreciation, game booths, continuous live musical entertainment in addition to a fun zone meant for people of all ages.

Rancho Cucamonga also has an amazing, vibrant, energetic nightlife in some of its well-known pubs, restaurants and bars. These bars and restaurants serve amazing cuisines, unique signature drinks and an atmosphere that suits people of all ages.

Besides, when it comes to transportation in Rancho Cucamonga, the city serves Metro link train services, Omnitrans Bus service. The Interstate 15 plus the relatively new 210 freeway expansion run via Rancho Cucamonga and the historical Route 66 links the town to other major places.

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