Be Active


Be Active!

Surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Redlands is located approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles, and 45 miles northwest of Palm Springs, which makes it an easy drive to reach mountains, beaches and deserts. The city is known for its Victorian and historical architecture, weekly farmers’ market events, Lincoln Memorial Shrine and the Redlands Bowl.

There are a variety of things in Redlands to see, do, explore, discover and participate in for both residents and visitors. Whether it’s dining, shopping, playing or staying, enjoying all that Redlands has to offer is what living the Southern California lifestyle is all about.


Shop Local, Shop Redlands, Shop It Forward!

Shopping and supporting local Redlands businesses is important during the COVID-19 crisis. Although many businesses are currently closed, the city and the community are committed to helping our businesses through this difficult time.  The Shop It Forward campaign is an opportunity to support our Redlands business community.


Discover Redlands

Discover Redlands AppDiscover beautiful Historic Downtown Redlands!  Easily find over 400 listings for dining, nightlife, shops, arts and cultural institutions, salons, services and more.  Keep up with the latest EVENTS citywide and view many other destinations and activities (hotels, museums, performing arts venues, family fun activities, just to name a few) beyond Downtown using the TOURS button which also features customized GPS-enabled directions. 


Redlands Tourism
A Destination Place

Atmosphere, Dining, and Shopping – Take a Stroll in Redlands!

Surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Redlands is located approximately 60 miles northeast of Los Angeles, and 45 miles west of Palm Springs which makes it an easy drive to reach mountains, beaches, and deserts.


Redlands’ Best

What is Redlands’ Best?

In 2015, a group of local community partners launched an effort to promote tourism in the city of Redlands. Members of this tourism group represent a diverse roster of venues, organizations and businesses in the community that have a strong interest in promoting tourism and positively impacting the local economy.

The Redlands’ Best Tourism Partners Group – initiated three tourism-related projects which are listed below. 



Redlands Accommodations

Whether you’re here for business or leisure, Redlands offers a variety of attractive, moderately priced accommodations that are located near restaurants, shopping areas and Redlands’ popular, historic downtown. There is plenty to see and do right here in the city, but Redlands’ central location also makes it a great starting point for day visits to the local mountains and deserts. 


Parks and Recreation

The Parks & Trails of Redlands provide the setting for many outdoor activities. 

If you are looking for an organized activity check out the recreation page where we offer programs in sports and the arts.

Learn about the bike paths available in the City for fun or transportation.


Senior Services

Facilities and Community Services Redlands Recreation and Senior Services

With the continuously evolving COVID-19 crisis, the City of Redlands Recreation Divison has temporarily closed the Redlands Community Center and both Joslyn and Lugonia Senior Centers, as well has suspended all programming and reservations in our buildings. However with our facility closures in effect the Redlands Recreation Division will continue to dedicate ourselves to serving our community by providing and promoting fun and enriching recreational programming that you can enjoy in the safety of your home though with virtual recreation programming or in-person at city parks. We have taken necessary precautions with our in-person programs to ensure the health and safety of participants. Please visit our website often as updates will be posted regularly.


Get Involved

Join your community in making Redlands the special place that it is.  Their are many opportunities to volunteer.  Find one that fits your interests.