riverside-californiaCalifornian cities offer a gorgeous sight at any time of the year, and a trip to the state will help you go back home refreshed. Here are the top 10 places to visit in Riverside and why.

 

The Mission Inn Hotel And Spa

There is no reason not to pamper yourself while on vacation, so visit The Mission Inn for a truly unique experience. The hotel offers a glam spa with many body and facial therapies, which will leave you looking and feeling rejuvenated. Founded back in 1974, the hotel is the most luxurious in Riverside and receives millions of guests per year.

 

Castle Park

A family trip will be much more fun with a visit to Castle Park. This amusement park features the best attractions for kids but also adults. Take some time to enjoy the miniature golf, carnival games and water slides.

 

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Maybe you are budget conscious but still want to enjoy some attractions. In such a case, don’t forget to check out the modern Metropolitan Museum. The entrance is free, and the 100,000 artifacts along with exhibits will keep you busy for a few hours.

 

California Citrus State Historic Park

If you want to learn more about California’s citrus industry, take a trip to this historic park. The park opened back in 1984, and is nowadays a favorite attraction for people all over the world.

 

Fox Performing Arts Center

This Spanish style buildings hosts numerous artistic performances but also holds a rich history of the city. Opened in 1929 and famous at the time, the theater is now the place where the best artists gather for live events.

 

Riverside National Cemetery

The 740 acre cemetery is the resting place for over 200000 soldiers who served the United States. Here you can pay your respects to the country’s heroes, but also enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this place.

 

Mount Rubidoux

Are you in the mood for a hike? If you are feeling active, visit Mount Rubidoux for a few hours in the morning. The mountain offers many gorgeous hiking trails, and is very popular among locals as well as tourists.

 

The Riverside Art Museum

If you are looking to see even more art, go to the Art Museum in order to see modern and contemporary pieces. In addition to that, you can take an art class here and maybe learn more about the artists on display.

 

March Field Air Museum

This museum was established in 1979 and showcases 70 aircraft and objects dating back to World War I. Furthermore, the museum is a non profit organization and the entrance is free.

 

The Universalist Unitarian Church Of Riverside

Maybe you are not religious, however this church should be on your list of places to check out. Originally founded in 1881 and dedicated one year later, the Unitarian Church features a Gothic architecture that looks amazing in pictures. Take the time to see it and maybe take a tour through its chambers when you are in town.