Riverside Tourism

Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Riverside is the county seat of the eponymous county and named for its location beside the Santa Ana River. It is the most populous city in the Inland Empire as well as Riverside County, and is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) east of Los Angeles. It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles area. Riverside is the 59th most populous city in the United States and 12th most populous city in California. As of the 2010 Census, Riverside had a population of 303,871. Riverside was founded in the early 1870s and is the birthplace of the California citrus industry as well as home of the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States. It is also home to the Riverside National Cemetery. The University of California, Riverside, is located in the northeastern part of the city. The university also hosts the Riverside Sports Complex. Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.

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Riverside is located in the Riverside County of the state of California and is a major educational hub in the area with schools, community colleges and state & private universities. Some of the major tourist attractions in Riverside are: Fox Performing Arts Centre, a theatre that screened the film Gone with the Wind for the first time in 1939; Riverside Metropolitan Museum Riverside Metropolitan Museum, a museum displaying the local history of the Riverside; the California Museum of Photography; The Riverside Metropolitan Museum; The California Citrus State Historic Park; The Original Naval Orange Tree; UCR Culver Centre for the Arts; Mount Rubidoux City Park, which serves as a beautiful vantage point to view the sunset.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Riverside before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.85 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Riverside for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Riverside.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.42 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.74 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.93 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.54 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.79 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.83 (Low)
    • Drug offense 56.97 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.92 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.46 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.46 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.08 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 64.48 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.63 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.48 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 59.31 (High)
    • Health Care Index 59.57 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.74 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Riverside

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.83 USD

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