Located in the heart of Southern California’s bustling Inland Empire, the city of Riverside offers the best in fine dining, boutique and retail shopping, cultural centers, renowned museums and galleries, coffee shops, day spas and pubs. Conveniently located just 55 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Riverside offers the benefits of living near Los Angeles and Orange County for excursions to all the area has to offer. Riverside’s historic Mount Rubidoux next to the Santa Ana River is one of the most noticeable landmarks among the splendid mountain views. If the beach is what you crave, the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean are only 47 miles away. Join friendly neighbors for outings to Southern California’s many beaches, University of California, Riverside’s Botanical Gardens, Riverside’s world-famous Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival style building in the U.S., Fairmount Park, Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, the California Museum of Photography and the California Citrus State Historic Park, to name a few.