Preferred Hotel Partner Oxford Suites Chico2035 Business Lane, Chico, CA 530.899.9090 Rest easy at Oxford Suites Chico! Enjoy our complimentary full hot breakfast buffet; evening reception (excluding Sundays) featuring appetizers and your choice of wine, beer or soft drinks; outdoor pool, spa, sauna and steam room; fitness center and more! We are 100% non-smoking and offer pet friendly suites. Special discounted rates are available for Chico Stage Race attendees. USE THIS LINK with the code PLYHRD to get a 10% discount: https://www.oxfordsuiteschico.com/ep-2017-chico-stage-race.php
Other Places To Stay
Ramada Plaza Chico 685 Manzanita Ct. (530) 345-2491. http://tinyurl.com/jxw8c4c. Welcome to our Ramada Plaza Chico hotel, your full-service choice of pet-friendly hotels in Chico with extensive meeting space and top-notch amenities. We are an award-winning location and offer convenience to California State University, Chico for families visiting CSU students, with an easy location directly off the Golden State Highway. Hotel Diamond 220 W. Fourth St. (866)993-3100. www.hoteldiamondchico.com . The hotel is recently restored, with a convenient downtown location. Johnnie's Restaurant has gourmet lunch and dinner and a full bar. Weekend rates range from $135 to $389, includes gourmet breakfast, free parking, wireless. If your group books over 4 rooms, they have group rates.
Heritage Inn Express 725 Broadway (530)343-4527. www.heritageinnchicohotel.com. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and reserve one of their suites with an in-room Jacuzzi for relaxation or romance. Rates range from $79-$140. Call for group rates.
Quality Inn (The old Thunderbird Lodge) 715 Main St. (530)343-7911. www.qualityinn.com/hotel-chico-california. Free Coffee and Deluxe Continental Breakfast, Free Hi Speed Internet, In-Room Hot Tub available (extra, but nice!). $110-160 for weekend rooms. Please ask about group rates if you have over 10 in your group.
Request Host Housing There is host housing available but spots are limited (First come, first served). If you'd like to request host housing, please click HERE to contact the host housing coordinator. Please give details about number of spots needed and info about your team.
Where To Eat!
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 1075 E. 20th St. (530)345-2739 At the Sierra Nevada Taproom and Restaurant you’ll find the ultimate counterpart to our award winning ales and lagers. Stop by to sample one of our 19 beers on tap accompanied by artfully prepared gourmet meals and dishes made with local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients. From fresh produce grown in the Sierra Nevada Estate Garden and bread baked on site with spent brewer’s grain to artisanal meats, cheeses and our very own Sierra Nevada beef, you can expect only the highest quality and greatest taste from farm to table. Free tours throughout the week, make sure you reserve a spot by calling 530-899-4776 or visit the website below for tour reservations! Restaurant and Taproom are open 11 a.m.-9 p.m (Sunday-Thursday) and 11 a.m.-10 p.m (Friday and Saturday). Check out www.sierranevada.com for current beers on tap. Madison Bear Garden 316 W. Second St. (530) 891-1639 Open daily at 11 a.m. A burger and beer will run about $12. This is a museum and a restaurant all rolled into one! Come experience the World Famous Madison Bear Garden! www.madisonbeargarden.com.
Burgers & Brew 301 Broadway St (530) 879-9100 Burgers and brews, need we say more. High-quality burgers, sandwiches, and salads. With 16 beers on tap, over 50 different imported beers and wine menu. www.burgersbrew.com
Mom's Restaurant 209 Salem St. (530) 893-3447 Join them for a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Mom’s is located in lovely Downtown Chico direct adjacent from the Madison Bear Garden. www.momschico.com.
Two Twenty Restaurant 220 West 4th Street (530) 895-1515 Located in the The Hotel Diamond, Chico’s finest boutique hotel. Two Twenty provides an intimate setting in which to enjoy Chef Micheal Iles refined cuisine. The menu showcases an artful blend of regionally inspired traditional California dishes with an emphasis on simplicity and flavor. www.twotwentyrestaurant.com.
The Rawbar Restaurant & Sushi 346 Broadway (530) 897-0626 A fusion Asian Grill with award winning sushi, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese & American cuisines. Open for Lunch & Dinner mon-Sat, and dinner on Sundays. Happy hours for fun from 3-5 pm mon -saturdays as well. Best of Chico 15 years running . The Rawbar has an eclectic cocktail, beer, wine & Sake list as well as a large choice of teas and homemade sodas. The Rawbar has an amazing kids menu with over 20 choices to choose from. rawbarchico.com
Cafe Coda 265 Humboldt Ave. (530) 566-9476 Breakfast 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily; lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays. Large portions of breakfast and lunch items. About $9-$14 per person. www.cafecoda.com
5th Street Steakhouse 345 W. Fifth St. (530) 891-6328 Open for dinner daily. Modern atmosphere with classic steakhouse menu. Dinner for two, with drinks, tax and tip, is about $90. www.5thstreetsteakhouse.com.
Celestino's Live From New York Pizza 101 Salem St. (530) 896-1234 Authentic pizza and fine Italian food - dine in or to go. Whole pizza and slices available.
Crush 201 Broadway (530) 342-7000 Contemporary and sophisticated restaurant serving classic Italian and modern American cuisine. www.chicocrush.com.
Jon and Bon's Yogurt Shoppe 300 Broadway St. (530) 899-9580 Frozen yogurt, ice cream, smoothies, etc. Check the weekly newspaper, Chico News and Review, for a 2-1 coupon for yogurt right on the crit course! Jon and Bon's Facebook
Shubert's Ice Cream and Candy 178 E. 7th St. (530) 342-7163 Shubert's homemade ice cream is a hometown favorite. Ranked #2 ice cream in America by CBS's Good Morning American Weekend Edition, Shubert's has been making our ice cream the same way since 1938. They also have homemade candy that is a 70-year tradition in the homes of Chico families. Downtown Chico, just off Broadway! www.shuberts.com.
Explore Butte Countywww.explorebuttecounty.com/ Check here for all resources in our local area. Butte County is a landscape where the fertile valley floor meets the recreation-rich Sierra Nevada. Within it, warm and friendly towns that feel like home beckon you to explore the unexpected in a corner of Northern California all its own.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. 1075 E. 20th St. (530)345-2739. www.sierranevada.com. Free tours 2:30 p.m. Sunday-Friday and 12 p.m.-3 p.m. (on the half-hour) Saturday. Call 530-899-4776 to set up a tour. Restaurant and Taproom open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Bird in Hand 320 Broadway. (530)893-0545. www.birdinhand.com. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Houses the National Yo-Yo Museum and a vintage toy collection. Also sells gifts, books and games.
Bidwell Mansion 525 Esplanade. (530)895-6144. Tours on the hour noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. $6.
Chico Creek Nature Center 1968 E. Eighth St. (530)896-7800. www.bidwellpark.org. Go here to get maps and information on Bidwell Park.
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