Riverside is located about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Unlike San Bernardino, Riverside may have a longer tradition in the Mission Inn has been in the 19 Century. The city is near the metropolitan area of Los Angeles . The city is also home to the University of California at Riverside. Located south of Temecula is a diverse and rapidly growing city. These citrus plantations were turned into vineyard with great winetastings available. From here to Disneyland in Anaheim, about 45 minutes. Huntington Beach, about 1 hour. Hollywood and Beverly Hills about 1 hr 15 min 1 hr 30 mins Santa Monica. Palm Springs 1 hour. San Diego 1 hour 45 mins Mexico 2 hours. Las Vegas 4 hours. Located near the Cabazon casino site, just off I 10 at the San Gorgonio Pass, one finds the Morongo Casino. At the Outlet in Cabazon, on the edge of the desert, you will find the Desert Hill Premium Outlets with 110 stores. The Prime Outlets at Lake Elsinore can be found just off I 15 in Lake Elsinore (about 60 shops. The California Citrus State Historic Park is located in Riverside and tells the story of the citrus industry in California.