When it comes to offering things to do, Tracy has a host of options for residents and visitors. Tracy has three main shopping areas: Historic Downtown Tracy, West Valley Mall, and the I-205 Corridor. Tracy has over 500 local businesses located in these three dynamic shopping areas, ranging from small mom-and-pop businesses to large retail stores like Macy’s, Home Goods and other national chain stores.
Tracy is also host to over 70 local restaurants, a 14-theater cinema in the mall and the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts with live performances. Tracy has an active youth and adult sports program with a major sports complex located at Corral Hollow and West 11th. Street and the newly constructed Legacy Fields located on North Tracy Boulevard.
In addition to shopping, dining, the theater and sporting activities, Tracy is home to over 50 service clubs and organizations. All are dedicated to helping make Tracy the best place to live, work and play in San Joaquin County.
Located strategically in the lush Northern San Joaquin Valley, Tracy is unique in that it lies in close proximity to beautiful lakes and snow-capped mountain resorts, towering giant sequoia redwood trees, the Pacific Ocean, wineries and the Delta River with over 1,000 miles of unspoiled waterways.
For tourists wanting to use Tracy as a hub for day trips, there are hotels and motels situated along I-205 with rates below those found in communities to the west or north. Day trips might include; the railroad museum to the north in Sacramento, Yosemite National Park to the southeast or the Bay Area and San Francisco to the west.
Tracy has a small town feeling with a friendly and welcome atmosphere, while providing many of the services and attractions of a major city. From shopping to cultural activities, sporting to golfing, Tracy has no shortage of things to do.