- Our list of the best things to do in Riverside, California, features the top 470 nearby activities — including 172 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Riverside, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Riverside, CA , followed by 437 popular activities in nearby cities, including Fontana, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino, Redlands, Perris, Chino Hills, Claremont, Chino, Upland, Lake Elsinore, Moreno Valley, Pomona, Norco, Corona, Yorba Linda, Yucaipa, Diamond Bar, Montclair, Menifee, La Verne, Rancho Santa Margarita, Orange, Rialto, Colton, Beaumont, Anaheim, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Joshua Tree, Placentia, Tustin, Hesperia, San Jacinto, Brea, San Dimas and Highland
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Immerse yourself in fantasy worlds such as a walking on the moon, or battling a horde of zombie’s with virtual reality gaming
87% 45 votes
2111 Iowa Ave, Unit A, Riverside, CA 92507 MoreLess Info
Featuring a variety of bouldering routes, Hangar 18 East Riverside offers visitors an 8000 square foot rock climbing facility. Visitors can receive specialized instruction from experienced rock climbers on how to top-rope and belay.
A 14-screen movie theater, Jurupa 14 Cinemas displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, 3D movies, a game room, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.
Fairmount Park is a public park that offers a number of facilities and amenities for its guests to use. These include a playground, tennis courts, picnic areas, fishing access at local lakes, and a nine-hole golf course.
74% 43 votes
3824 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501 MoreLess Info
Affiliated with the University of California, Riverside, the California Museum of Photography offers rotating exhibits for visitors to enjoy. The site also contains a permanent collection of photographic works and tools that were used to create photographs.
76% 42 votes
3580 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501 MoreLess Info
The Riverside Metropolitan Museum contains a variety of exhibits, including the 'Along the Santa Ana' exhibit. The location also features a Nature Lab and natural history, cultural, historical, and archival collections.
A 200 acre water park with a splash pad, Rancho Jurupa Park also includes a rock climbing playground, miniature golf course with waterfalls, and disc golf course. Their lakes and trails provide opportunities for fishing, hiking and biking.
88% 25 votes
900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521 MoreLess Info
University of California Riverside Student Recreation Center is a 155,000 square foot facility with a pool, weight room and climbing wall among other amenities. They offer classes in fitness, dance, tennis, CPR, self-defense, meditation and martial arts.
Since 1960 Adams Motorsports Park has been offering an exhilarating race experience to visitors of Riverside. The company offers a selection of experiences, such as kart racing, drifting, pocket bikes, mini-moto, motorcycles or super moto racing.
A 16-screen movie theater, AMC Tyler Galleria 16 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers an IMAX auditorium, stadium seating, theater rentals and a concession area with food and drinks.