California > Atwater
Situated in the vast San Joaquin Valley, less than 10 miles northwest of Merced, Atwater is a dynamic agricultural community steeped in history. The city has stayed true to its rural roots despite its recent development, preserving its historic landmarks and small-town charm. Atwater features an array of quaint shops, casual restaurants, and scenic parks that provide entertainment for both residents and visitors alike. Atwater is also home to the Castle Air Museum, a former United States Air Force Strategic Air Command base that is now filled with vintage military aircraft ranging from pre–World War II planes to present-day fighters—plus memorabilia, artifacts, uniforms, and photographs that offer a peek into the past. Another popular local attraction is the Bloss Mansion, which was built in 1914 by George Bloss, the first mayor of Atwater....Read More
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