Tourism

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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.

The city is known for its Victorian and historical architecture, Market Night street faire and farmers’ market, orange groves, Lincoln Memorial Shrine, and the Redlands Bowl. Downtown Redlands is the place to do your shopping! Shops with the latest styles in home decor, craft supplies, up-to-the-minute clothing, skate and snowboarding merchandise, and personal services are just a sampling of what’s available to you.

If you’re looking for great atmosphere, try downtown for dining! If you fancy the fare an English pub offers, Thai cuisine, hot n’ spicy Mexican food or crave a good ol’ burger, our downtown restaurants offer all that and a whole lot more! Take a stroll down our tree-lined streets and top off your meal with an ice cream or delicious specialty dessert.

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Interactive Tour Maps

Welcome to Redlands’ Best Interactive Tour Maps web page. Here you’ll discover some fun and interesting facts about Redlands and its unique venues and attractions. 

So grab your smartphone, bookmark a tour from the selections below, grab a friend and stop by for a visit. Each digital tour is mobile friendly and comes complete with an interactive map that will lead you from one great experience to the next!

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History & Landmarks

Welcome to the Beautiful City of Redlands.  A Big Town with a Small Town Feel.

Redlands – known in 1900 as “The City of Millionaires” and later as “The City of Beautiful Homes” welcomes you!  Founded in 1881 and incorporated in 1888, Redlands is a quintessential “big town” with a “small town” feel. For much of its history Redlands was the “Washington Navel Orange Growing Capital of the World” with the citrus industry as the main focus of its economy.

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Museums

The Civil War, mastodons, minerals, glassware and a Spanish chapel are some of the things you can explore at museums located in Redlands.

There are five museums located in Redlands with one more one the way.  Be sure to visit them all.