Amgen Tour of California-Visitor
America’s Greatest Cycling Race Coming to Morgan Hill
The Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding course that traverses hundreds of miles of California’s iconic highways, byways and coastlines each spring. The teams chosen to participate have included Olympic medalists, Tour de France contenders and World Champions.
Amgen Tour of California is accompanied by a cycling lifestyle festival where thousands of fans will have the opportunity to be treated like VIPs, the lifestyle festival is held adjacent to the finish line each day. Designed to provide healthy lifestyle and cycling-related experiences, the Lifestyle Festival is a great event that provides a day of entertainment for fans of all ages. The Lifestyle Festival serves as the central hub for fans to interact with exhibitors and other enthusiasts as they wait for the cyclists to cross the finish line. The daylong festival will feature cycling products and demos, cancer awareness education, family activities, food, and entertainment.
Plan your Stay in Morgan Hill
The beautiful tree and grass-covered hills surrounding Morgan Hill contain numerous award-winning wineries, pick-your-own farms, lakes, golf courses, numerous hiking trails and vast open space. The recreational facilities attract 1.2 million visitors annually. You can visit dozens of award-winning wineries via the new Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail, watch the annual Tarantula migration at Henry W. Coe State Park, set up camp in Coyote-Lake Harvey Bear Ranch Park, go boating at Anderson Lake County Park or simply go for a cool dip at the state-of-the-art Morgan Hill Aquatics Center.
You will find that Downtown Morgan Hill is the South Silicon Valley culinary and entertainment mecca with more than 30 restaurants offering diners wonderful selections for any palate.
The historic downtown offers charming boutiques, public art displays, year-round Farmers’ Market, and special events and festivals that attract 250,000 visitors each year.