05.18.12 | Stage 6 Start
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Drytown Water Park
Nestled in the picturesque and expansive Antelope Valley, Palmdale is located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles. Over the past decade, it has emerged as one of the fastest developing communities in California while maintaining its wholesome, small-town charm.
Palmdale is the birthplace of stealth technology and home to some of the world’s largest aerospace companies like Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Northrop Grumman, The Boeing Company and NASA. The City’s impressive demographics have attracted retailers including Macy’s, Trader Joe’s, Barnes & Noble, Sam’s Club, Kohl’s, Sport Chalet, Super Target, BevMo, Ashley Furniture, Dillard’s, JC Penney, Forever 21, Sephora, Sears and many more.
Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Staybridge Suites, Holiday Inn, The Palmdale Hotel, Courtyard by Marriot and Residence Inn provide wonderful and comfortable accommodations, while diners have their choice of outstanding restaurants such as Yard House, Famous Dave’s BBQ, BJ’s Brewhouse, Claim Jumper, Chili’s, Red Lobster, Applebees, Outback, El Torito, Carino’s Italian, Fresco II Mediterranean, Buffalo Wild Wings, Souplantation, Jersey Mike’s and Sushi Zen, just to name a few.
With an abundance of fresh clean air, beautiful blue skies, breathtaking sunsets and over 300 days of sunshine a year, it is no wonder that Palmdale provides the perfect backdrop to healthy living. There are endless opportunities for fun in Palmdale, with the City’s beautiful outdoor parks, endless trails and championship golf courses. Attractions such as DryTown Water Park provide wet and wild fun during the warm months, and Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42 is a great destination for history buffs and anyone who enjoys looking at “cool” airplanes.
The Palmdale Amphitheater, a 10,000-seat outdoor concert venue offers music lovers the opportunity to hear a wide variety of entertainers under the beautiful desert skies, while the Palmdale Playhouse provides a connection to community performing arts.
For more information about the beautiful City of Palmdale, log onto www.cityofpalmdale.org or call 661-267-5115.
"The City of Palmdale is honored and proud to serve once again as a host city for the Amgen Tour of California. Our first experience in 2010 was magical and we look forward with great anticipation to welcoming the world-class riders, officials and fans to our wonderful community. We are very appreciative of this opportunity to showcase Palmdale to the world through an event as prestigious as this. "
— Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford
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Local Stage Partner:
- Dapeer, Rosenblit & Litvak, LLP
- LDM Associates
- Mr. Bud Reams