Ontario, California is a bustling hamlet in southwest San Bernardino County, just east of Los Angeles. A major city in California’s Inland Empire, it is nestled at the foot of the spectacular San Gabriel mountains. Not only is there rugged natural beauty surrounding the city, but it’s also right next door to an honest-to-God NASCAR race track and an airport that makes it an attractive alternative to LAX. Ontario. California is a spectacular area of the country. You can see verdant Euclid Avenue running through town here. a perfect place for a car show. Not much has changed on Euclid Avenue since this postcard from the fifties. Sure there is a Starbucks and a smattering of new buildings, but it mostly remains intact. Today, add several hundred classic cars and you have the next best thing to a time machine.
Each year, the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau presents the Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, the ultimate weekend celebration of America’s love affair with the automobile and its world-famous highway, Route 66. Two days of cruisin’, contests, live entertainment, fabulous food, and partying make it one of the best events of its kind. The two-day classic car show attracted over 1,000 cars and an estimated 150,000 fans.
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