Things to do in Riverside

Cultural attractions glitter the city of Riverside

Because of the dynamic multiculturalism of Riverside, various cultural attractions and festivals can be witnessed in the city through the course of the year. Aside from these cultural events there’s always a lot of different things to do in Riverside like visiting museums, sports venues or going to the theater.


Things to do in Riverside

Riverside is located in California, USA. Its close proximity to Los Angeles makes it a great holiday destination that has the pleasant weather of LA but without the horde of tourists of the neighboring cities.


Riverside Fox Theater

You can drop by the Riverside Fox Theater if you want to watch some impressive Broadway-style performances. There are also a couple of drive-in movie theatres in the city.



If you want to go museum hopping, you can visit several museums throughout the city. Some of them are the Heritage House Museum, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside Art Museum, and Mission Inn Museum.



Sports venues in Riverside include ice skating parks, pools, courts, golf courses and bowling alleys. Whether you want to sweat it out or keep your body relaxed, you have plenty of options when it comes to sports and recreation.


When to go to Riverside

Riverside features a semi-arid Mediterranean climate that is characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Summer temperatures average around 32.2°C (90°F) while the average winter temperatures range from 6-20°C (43-68°F).



There are also a range of cultural events and festivals held in Riverside throughout the year. In February, the Riverside Dickens Festival takes place. In April, the main event is the Riverside International Film Festival. The Riverside Festival of Lights starts around Thanksgiving Day and continues through New Year’s Day. During the Christmas season, the Festival of Trees features fully-decorated Christmas trees that are judged and then displayed for auction and public viewing.



Riverside Facts

Population313 673
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportOntario Intl, United States (ONT)

Riverside average temperatures

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Golf in Riverside

Designed by Billy Bell, Jurupa Hills Country Club is one of the best 18 hole public golf courses in Riverside, offering great golf no matter your skill level. This woodland course will challenge you with well placed trees and bunkers, while at the same time reward you with wide fairways and well timed risk taking getting past those trees. Other great courses nearby include 18 hole courses of Van Buren Golf Club and Indian Hills Golf Club.

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Riverside ski vacations - Nice resort for intermediate and advanced skiers

In Iowa, United States, you have a small ski resort in Riverside called Riverside Hills Ski Resort. Here you can find some terrain suited for beginners but most of it is adapted for intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders. Riverside Hills has 40 acres of terrain spread over 6 trails and with 3 lifts. The vertical descent lands at 190 ft (58 m). If you’re more interested in cross- country skiing you should visit Yellowstone Park!

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