Redlands is located in San Bernardino County, California. The city is home to nearly 70,000 residents. Redlands is served by freeways (I-10 and I-210), rail (Amtrak and Metrolink), bus (Omnitrans), and four nearby airports (Redlands Municipal Airport, San Bernardino International Airport, LA/Ontario International Airport and LAX International Airport).
Surrounded by mountains, Redlands is 45 miles west of Palm Springs and 60 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Years ago, Redlands was the largest navel orange producing region in the world. Today, the local economy is powered by software, private sector businesses, manufacturing, education and insurance.
Arts and Entertainment
Redlands has a variety of outdoor and cultural activities to offer, including its historic downtown, 18-hole golf course, family-friendly water park, a performing arts amphitheater, nature preserve, four museums, 14 city parks, 30 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, and a 35-acre soccer complex.
There is no shortage of exciting events in Redlands. Each year, the city hosts the Redlands Bowl Music Festival, a free festival that is the oldest continuously running Southern California music festival, the Redlands Theatre Festival, the Redlands Shakespeare Festival, Run through Redlands, Redlands Bicycle Classic and more.
The Redlands Unified School District has 16 elementary schools, four middle schools and three high schools, as well as an alternative high school. The city is also home to several private schools, as well as University of Redlands, Community Christian College and ESRI Learning Center, with additional public and private higher education institutions within a 30-minute drive.