In the heart of the greater Los Angeles, between the Empire and San Gabriel Valley, you will find the beautiful city of Pomona, California. Incorporated in 1888, this city has grown to a population of 143,870 wonderful residents. Pomona is easily accessed from Highway 74 via Interstate 10 and with the great California temperatures, what better place to visit for that upcoming vacation? Pomona also has lots to offer to keep its visitors well entertained.
All year around you will find special events taking place in Pomona, such as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Gingerbread social in February or the Easter Eggstravaganza at the Park in March , the Kaboom 4th of July Celebrations. The Spooktacular Halloween Carnivals and After School Programs take place in October and in December, you will see Pomona's 53rd Annual Christmas Parade and the City Hall Tree Lighting Ceremony. These are just a few of the festivals that this city offers.
Pomona has some wonderful parks for its visitors to explore, such as Washington Park, Westmont Park, Lincoln Park or Garfield Park to mention a few. Lose yourself in the beauty of what surrounds you as you stroll through large trees that are older than you. Stop by a gentle rolling brook for a picnic and see how generous nature was to Pomona.
Take a walk into Pomona's past by visiting some of the museums you'll find here. See what trials and triumphs the ancestors went through to help this city come into the future with the strength to be the leader in all the major economic categories. Visit the Fairplex Exposition Center, which shows an outstanding example of American Motor Sports History, the La Casa Primera de Rancho San Jose, where the house was built in 1837, or the Planes of Fame Air Museum featuring planes from World War II.
Shop in Pomona Antique Row and find that perfect treasure you have been looking for among the largest and finest collections of antiques on the West Coast. If you are not into antiques, then there are lots of specialty shops to visit and modern day malls that will satisfy your needs.