Living in Southern California offers excellent weather all year. Local outdoor activities can be found in our nearby mountain resorts, the easily accessible beaches, wonderful local shopping, weekly farmer's market, and local live music.

Redlands, Loma Linda's neighboring community, offers a pleasing variety of lifestyle options. Each year Redlands hosts the Redlands Bicycle Classic, a national sporting event, which in 2004 sponsored the Elite National Championships and Team USA Selection Race. In addition, Redlands Community Music Association Inc. is the presenter of The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival. The festival offers a wide variety of professional programs including symphonies, ballet, opera, culturally diverse music and dance, jazz, and much more. Performances are held from June through the end of August and are free to the public.

Over the years Riverside has become the cultural hub for the Inland Empire. It is rich in history and cultural heritage. The Mission Inn encompasses an entire city block in the heart of downtown Riverside and is commonly referred to as the Mission Inn District. Explore the unique assemblage of arcades and gardens, catacombs and carillon towers. From art exhibits, dining and dancing, golf to botanical gardens, hiking to horseback riding, shopping to symphonies--Riverside has it all.

Whether you want to ski in the morning or go to the beach in the afternoon; snowboard or bicycle, Southern California offers diverse and fun filled options to get away or get locally connected.