Glo Mini Golf: Glow in the Dark Mini Golf in Riverside

Over the last half decade, the Inland Empire section of Southern California has been adding a lot of fantastic new adventures ranging from new food options to activities. The newest of these is Glo Golf, a glow in the dark, black light mini golf course in the Tyler Mall of Riverside. This course offers 27 holes […]

Mission Inn: Riverside’s Historic Hotel

The Mission Inn is one of the most famous hotels in California, everyone from presidents to celebrities have graced its grounds. Home to Festival of Lights, one of the best light shows in the USA, and steeped in unique history, it is a fantastic spot for a stay or a visit in Riverside. You can […]

Cafe Momma Floras: Upscale Donuts in Riverside

September 2015 – This spot is no longer open When I hear about a spot outside of the major metropolitan areas that has a strong donut game it quickly moves up the list of places to visit. Cafe Momma Floras is a small unassuming cafe, in an off the beaten path shopping center, that is doing some […]

Gage Canals: Beautiful Trail to Run or Walk in Riverside

My wife is currently training for a half marathon so because of that I have been asked the question of “where is a good place where I can train that is more interesting than our neighborhood.” Not being a runner myself, I have never looked for places like this but in research we have traveled […]

California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside

On a quest to visit all of the California State Parks I realized that there was one right in my backyard of Riverside, CA known as the California Citrus State Park. I had been here a couple of times for weddings and such but never to explore so I grabbed my camera and bulldog and […]

War Dogs Memorial at March Air Force Base in Riverside, CA

On a recent trip to March Airforce Base I stumble upon the little gem known as the War Dog Memorial. I was completely unaware that this memorial existed but being a dog lover I figured I would check it out. The memorial itself is in a prominent place between the parking lot and the entry […]

Prisoner of War / Missing in Action Memorial in Riverside, CA

While at the March Field Air Museum I decided to drive five minutes west to the Riverside National Cemetery and see the National POW / MIA memorial that was put in there. This memorial spotlights a vital scar of war that is not often showcased, prisoners of war and those missing in action. It was dedicated by […]

Tio’s Tacos in Riverside: Eclectic Art & Great Mexican Food

As you know I have a fascination with food places that strive to be a little out of the ordinary, and Tio’s Tacos fits perfectly into that mold. Located right in downtown Riverside, this eclectic taco place is a constantly evolving vision of a “throw everything at the wall and see what sticks” type of art. […]

The Salted Pig In Riverside: Inland Empire’s Premier Gastropub

Riverside is a cool town to live in. It is right in the middle of everything, close to LA, close to the mountains, close to the beach but by itself it really doesn’t have a ton of cool things to call its own. That being said, the addition of The Salted Pig a little over […]

Mission Inn Festival of Lights in Riverside, CA

By far, my favorite time of the year is the fall season. For us in Southern California, the fall season doesn’t normally mean the changing of colors or dramatic temperature loss, but it does give way to the many great traditions that make me excited for this time of year. Ever since moving to Riverside […]