Riverside is a city in the attractive Riverside county of California. If you are a visitor there, you might be spoilt for choices in places to visit. Well, here is a short guide to help end your confusion and giving a list of three beautiful and interesting places to visit in Riverside when you are there.
March Field Air Museum
You will find students from Riverside City College hanging out at this place as they love the planes. If this is your first time at Riverside, don’t miss the Museum. It has a lot of engaging history and is a very family-friendly place. Take your kids there, they would be thrilled by the atmosphere of adventure. If you are eager to see aircraft antiques this place is a must visit. The ten-dollar entrance fee is quite small considering the three or four large exhibition galleries that await you. You can see stories and aircraft from the last two wars. The main hall proudly displays the SR71, the fastest aircraft ever built and flown by man. Outside, you can walk up to each display and enjoy the 76 old aircraft and a few helicopters up close and personal.
Mount Rubidoux Park
Most people who have been here once, have been here many times. That is the charm of this place. This is a family friendly place that you can visit with kids and pets any day of the week. Walk up the smooth tarmac surface, an excellent walk, and a great view of the distant mountains and downtown Riverside awaits you here. So if you are a nature enthusiast, make sure you don’t miss this place when you are in Riverside. Once you are at the top, apart from the splendid view, be prepared to spot a few cool species of birds. A great place to enjoy a hike and get all toned up.
California Citrus State Historic Park
The grounds are very well kept. You will find lots of parents and kids enjoying a picnic here any day of the week. You can also avail of the banquet facilities. If you thought that lemon, grapefruit and orange were the only citrus fruits in the world, you are in for a pleasant shock. Be prepared to learn about all the varieties of citrus fruits and flaunt your newly acquired knowledge in front of friends. Speaking of friends, if you want to take back souvenirs, make sure to check out the gift shop here. The park itself is plenty of space, excellent maintenance and absolutely clean. A wonderful place to enjoy a leisurely day.