CLAREMONT, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers to Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire seeking to escape the urban sprawl will find a pleasing collection of restaurants, day spas, attractions and hotels in Claremont. The city's tourism board has launched a new website, DiscoverClaremont.com, that provides a descriptive overview of Claremont hotel accommodations, links to the more than 80 restaurants in Claremont, and a list of the region's visitor attractions.
Guests to Claremont will find information on DiscoverClaremont.com about the city's many "relaxing" amenities, like its dozen day spas and salons; popular galleries in the Claremont Village and at the Claremont Colleges; its numerous unique, locally owned boutiques; local bike-friendly and outdoor activities in the San Gabriel Mountains, including nearby Mount Baldy; and Claremont's thriving food, music and entertainment scene.
"More and more tourists are finding Claremont is truly the perfect getaway to take time to exhale and relax," said Andrew Behnke of Discover Claremont, the Claremont tourism board. "We strive to turn your visit into an experience that you'll be talking about for a long time. By visiting the new DiscoverClaremont website, you'll get an idea of what Claremont has to offer for many return visits."
Claremont hotels will feature special shopping, spa and dining packages, as well as post last-minute getaway deals on DiscoverClaremont.com. Hotel choices in Claremont range from economy to upscale, including luxury boutique Hotel Casa 425 in historic Claremont Village and the lush garden, resort-type setting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont. Budget-minded tourists will find the Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club, Claremont Lodge and Howard Johnson Express Inn Claremont.Tourists seeking art and culture will find details on DiscoverClaremont.com about such local treasures as the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, the Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre, and the museums, libraries and galleries at the Claremont Colleges. Claremont also features the only paleontology museum located on a high school campus in the nation, the newly remodeled The Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology. An updated calendar of events for Claremont visitors will feature information about the city's popular "Village Venture" and "Blues and Brews" events, as well as the weekly Sunday Farmers and Artisans Market in the Claremont Village. The DiscoverClaremont.com website also tells you where to find professional jazz, rising regional rock bands, Las Vegas-style piano shows and even belly dancing. Discover Claremont Some still call it The City of Trees and PhDs, but visitors to Claremont, Calif., will find the city is much more than its seven nationally renowned colleges and 23,000 city-owned trees. Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, it's a true getaway from Los Angeles. With its walkable tree-lined village, inviting guest rooms, unique boutiques and galleries, more than 80 appealing restaurants and lively pubs, and relaxing day spas and salons, Claremont is the getaway that's only a few miles away. http://discoverclaremont.com