Welcome to Riverside
Riverside is a city east of Los Angeles in Riverside County, California. With more than 314,000 residents, Riverside has the 12th highest population in the state and bustling energy that’s easy to get swept up in. Riverside, CA real estate features beautiful examples of its Mission Revival architecture, particularly in its Mission Inn. Mediterranean, Spanish Revival, and Modern style homes for sale are also popular in Riverside.
Apart from being the location of the University of California, Riverside is best known for its historic citrus industry. It’s also the location of Southern California’s first golf course near Box Springs Mountain and its first polo field. With a precedent of outdoor activity, the town remains a great place to stay active and enjoy its 277 days of sunshine each year.
What to Love
- Restaurants featuring every kind of cultural cuisine
- A thriving music scene
- Temperate weather year-round
Riverside has a distinctly suburban feel with plenty of opportunities to enjoy beautiful views of Mount Rubidoux and North Hill. Despite its size, Riverside has more laid-back energy than areas closer to Los Angeles, yet it is close to all the best attractions Southern California offers. Skiing is only an hour away in the San Bernardino Mountains, and Disneyland is 50 minutes away in Anaheim. Even for those who are content to enjoy the town's natural beauty, Riverside offers a range of events, cafes, parks, and restaurants to explore all year long.
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Things to Do
Riverside’s historic Mission Inn is the most prominent example of Mission Revival architecture in the country. With beautiful suites and an onsite spa, the Mission Inn is perfect for romantic weekends or family events. It also hosts the annual Festival of Lights, where the entire inn is decorated in stunning holiday lights.
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