CITY OF RIVERSIDE
Riverside is located in the seat of Riverside County, with a population of 255,800 and situated 847 feet above sea level.
Surrounded by a mild desert area, Riverside is located 238 miles south of Las Vegas, 53 miles east of the metropolitan area of
Los Angeles, and 101 miles north of San Diego. Riverside receives an average of 274 days of sunshine per year, with temperatures
in the low 20's to high 70's in the winter months, and low 50's to 107 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer months. Riverside enjoys
an active and exhilarating visual arts community. Both public and private galleries exhibit artwork in all areas by national, regional
and local artists. The Riverside Film Festival showcases art films from around the world. Also available is the Riverside County Philharmonic
which is one of only six California orchestras to be selected for the California Arts Council touring roster. There are many more options available
for entertainment, such as Castle Amusement Park, Jensen-Alvarado Ranch, Jurupa Mountains Cultural Center, March Field Air Museum, Mount Rubidoux,
UCR Botanic Gardens, Benedict Castle, Buena Vista Drive & Park, Fox Theater, Heritage House, Orange Blossom Festival, Fiesta de la Familia. Your shopping
needs can also be satisfied locally at either the Riverside Plaza or the Galleria at Tyler. With so many things to do and see right at your finger tips,
Riverside is truly set apart from most cities for both convenience and accessibility.