Riverside is the seat of Riverside County, California. It is located on the Santa Ana River, just sixty-two miles from Los Angeles. Riverside is the twelfth most populous city in California. The city is the birthplace of the citrus industry in California and home of the University of California, Riverside.
Major employers in the city include the County of Riverside, and the city’s educational and health systems (University of California-Riverside, Riverside Unified School District, and Riverside Community Hospital). Due to its proximity to Hollywood and its unique architectural characteristics, Riverside is often utilized by the movie industry. The city is a hub for regional commerce and transportation. There are many options for office space in Riverside.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Riverside offers many sights and activities, including several museums and historic parks: The Riverside Metropolitan Museum, The Riverside Art Museum, The Mission Inn Museum, UCR Culver Center for the Arts, The California Citrus State Historic Park, The UCR Botanical Gardens. Things to do around the city include thrill seeking at Castle Park the local amusement park, utilizing the hiking and biking trails or enjoying the outdoors at Fairmount Park or Mount Rubidoux City Park with public pools, and many sports areas. Eating out can be a diverse experience in Riverside. One popular place to eat is The Lucky Greek, offering incredible hamburgers. Notable Mexican restaurants are Mi Tortilla, The Tortilla Grille, and Templo Del Sol. There are also various places to have a drink, including Lounge Thirty-Three, The Salted Pig, and The Yard House.
Riverside is fifteen miles from the Ontario International Airport. Reaching the city by car is possible via a number of routes, including Interstate 15. Getting around is most convenient by car. There are also several taxi companies in the city. Public transportation is also a viable option and is provided by the Riverside Transit Agency.