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...REDLANDS is a "Preserve America Community"
Dog friendly restaurants: Dog friendly patios/outdoor seating: Eureka Burger; Bricks and Birch; Brewcakes; Hangar 24 Brewery; Olive Avenue Market; The Eating Room & Dough'Lectibles; The State; Kluddes Kitchen + Bar
Mill Creek Zanja driving tour booklet available through Citrograph Printing (113 E. State St Redlands 909-792-3901) for $10 (benefits the Redlands Conservancy Zanja Trail and Greenway Project). For more information, call 909-792-3901. The 44-page booklet, written by Redlands historian Tom Atchley, includes historic photos of the Zanja and explanations of the historic events along the route.
Michele Nielsen gives architectural and historical tours of North Redlands -- contact her at the San Bernardino County Museum for details
Panorama Point aka "The Point" last image at right- Directions: Take exit 81 for Ford St; Turn left onto Ford St; Take the 1st right onto Reservoir Rd; Take the 1st right onto S Wabash Ave; Turn left onto E Sunset Dr N; Turn left onto Panorama Dr/Panorama Point Dr; Panorama Point Dr, Redlands, CA 92373. Closed at sunset to sunrise.
Take a walk downtown and find all the plaques located on the historical buildings that describe the historical interest of the building. Plaques — usually affixed on the exterior walls near the store doors — to learn about the early history of downtown Redlands.
Downloadable Redlands Conservancy Trail Maps - walking, biking & riding
Destinations & Tours and Downtown Map - View or print top right click "View More Info"
Haunted History in Redlands
- Haunted Mansions - self-guided tour.
21 and Up Night on the Town
Start out with an Upscale dinner
Move on to Dancing and Music
Fox Dance Studio...Saturday Night Dancing 8-11pm.
Redlands PUB CRAWL - Be safe and call a cab or have a DD.
Redlands Daily Outings
Note: Many stores and restaurants are closed today. Call first -Shopping Guide.
Breakfast - Restore Kitchen - 615 W. State Street
Lunch - Saverino's Italian Deli & Market - Italian Market with a full menu of sandwiches - hot and cold - featuring Boar's Head meats, lasagna and other delicatessen items starting at $3.99. 617 West State Street or The Mitten Building - The Mitten Building was built in 1890 as the Haight Citrus Packing House. Lunch M-F 11am-2pm at The Mitten Building. USDA organic gluten free range beef, hormone free range chicken, and vegan and vegetarian. Full bar
Happy Hour - Darby's American Cantina - Darby’s is a classic rock and sports themed restaurant. We serve American/Mexican fusion cuisine with a flare, made fresh from the finest ingredients. We offer 40 different beers on tap including several made right here in Redlands. We also offer over 80 whiskeys from the old standards to the sought after high end favorites. 30 HDTV's.
FUN family outing: Come and visit beautiful enclosed aviary at Bracken Bird Farm, where birds are flying and breeding freely. Lots of other animals to see!! It is a paradise! We are open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm. And Skytown Trampoline Park
FREE Aromatherapy Foot Soak at International Day Spa. No appointment necessary.Open 9am to 9pm. Call 909-793-9080 for information.
Southern Style Breakfast- The Eating Room
The Redlands Bowl -holds the distinction of being the oldest continuous music festival in the United States at which no admission is charged.
The Lincoln Memorial - Shrine is the only museum and archives dedicated to the study of Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War west of the Mississippi River.
Picnic - at Ford Park and feed the ducks. 27 acre park with two ponds for fishing, lighted tennis courts, picnic and playground facilities. The park is located at Redlands Boulevard and Ford Street. If your looking for a great spot to enjoy your ice cream, coffee, lunch or chocolate confections this is it! It's located at 16 E. Redlands Blvd (around the corner from Augie's and The Tartan). Pick up lunch from Deli's
Pajama Story Time: Ages 5+ 7:00-7:30 p.m. at the Smiley Library
Breakfast Augies Coffee House - Fresh bakery items & LOCALLY brewed Coffee. Augie's Coffeehouse is a sparkling gem located in the heart of downtown Redlands. With the freshest specialty grade coffees roasted on location, a passionate sometimes eccentric staff, drinks prepared with love, and a diverse crowd of students, retirees, hobos, doctors, pirates, pastors, winos, gypsies and nuns, you're sure to fit in, and likely to enjoy yourself. Full Breakfast
San Bernardino County Museum Day. Open 9am-5pm
Lunch- Citrone Restaurant & Bar 328 Orange St . Small town sophistication, pairing upscale Italian and American contemporary. More on the casual side try Brewcakes Dessert Gastropub - American Gastropub and restaurant. Many items on the menu (desserts and food) made with craft beers, wine, or alcohols. Though everything is made with alcohol, all menu items are family friendly.
Happy Hour at Eureka Burger: 1/2 off glass or bottle wine Wednesday. 345 W. Pearle Ave. Suite 130 Eureka Burger or The State - Located Downtown Redlands. Craft beer, small batch whiskey and specialty cocktails.
Dinner - Oscar's Mexican Restaurant - 19 N. 5th Street. Oscar’s Mexican Restaurant holds the distinction of being the oldest restaurant in downtown Redlands. Oscar’s has a ’70s feel to it with its low ceilings, big wooden booths and gray paisley walls. Serving breakfast daily at 8am. Vegan & Vegetarian friendly - no animals oils used. or Restore Kitchen - sit-down restaurant with a gastropub feel, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, with friendly service, a comfortable atmosphere and sports on TV. Made-from-scratch fare using fresh ingredients and intriguing flavor profiles along with locally crafted beer and boutique wines.
Kimberly Crest House and Gardens. Open to the public from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, September through July. We are closed during holidays and parts of August. Always call first! Kimberly Crest House and Gardens will be closed for tours during the month of August.
Breakfast Carolyn's Cafe - Hearty breakfasts all cooked to order. Lunch - sandwiches, burgers, salads, soups, and more! Our Signature item is our Fresh Baked Coffee Cake. Rated the #1 Breakfast spot in Redlands on Yelp and TripAdvisor.
Rustic Tea - $20 pp. Reservations required. It's a MEAL! You will need to-go boxes so don't plan dinner.
Coops Coins Collector Galleries - great family outing. Stamps, rare coins and more. Kids can go through the buckets of Wheat Pennies.
Darby's American Cantina - Darby’s is a classic rock and sports themed restaurant. We serve American/Mexican fusion cuisine with a flare, made fresh from the finest ingredients. We offer 40 different beers on tap including several made right here in Redlands. We also offer over 80 whiskeys from the old standards to the sought after high end favorites. 30 HDTV's.
Market Night Downtown 6pm. Thursdays - 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Established in 1988, Redlands Market Night has established itself as one of the most successful certified farmers markets in southern California! Visitors are welcomed into an inviting atmosphere complete with lighted trees, brick sidewalks, historic buildings, and great musical entertainment. Crowds are pleasantly surrounded by over 150 food and merchandise booths, not to mention the downtown shopkeepers, every Thursday night.
Rok N Fondue - Located in the heart of historic downtown Redlands, California. Volcanic rock cooking. Indulgent cheese and chocolate fondue. Full bar or more casual The Gourmet Pizza Shoppe 120 East State St
Breakfast Oscars Mexican Restaurant - Oscar’s Mexican Restaurant holds the distinction of being the oldest restaurant in downtown Redlands. Oscar’s has a ’70s feel to it with its low ceilings, big wooden booths and gray paisley walls. Serving breakfast daily at 8am.
Redlands Galleria - FUN for the whole family.
Lunch outdoor patio Caprice Cafe - fabulous salads... or La Volata Pizzeria - handmade pizza and pasta made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches, Lunch, Dinner and Coffee. Tue - Thu: 6:30 am - 11:00 am/ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stroll State Street and get an iced or hot coffee at Augie's Coffee House
Dinner at La Volata Pizzeria - handmade pizza and pasta made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches, Lunch, Dinner and Coffee. Tue - Thu: 6:30 am - 11:00 am/ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm or Caprice Cafe - 104 E State Street. Fine dining French-American fare. Organic meats and fresh wild seafood. Vegan and Vegetarian options. Atmosphere is casual/chic. Outdoor patio.
8am to 11am - Saturday Morning Certified Farmer's Market
Stores open at 10am...Shop Downtown
Bracken Bird Farm to see birds, goats, cows, rare birds and more.....9am-5pm
Teens with Family:
Ford Park- feed ducks, have a picnic... 27 acre park with two ponds for fishing, lighted tennis courts, picnic and playground facilities. The park is located at Redlands Boulevard and Ford Street. Feed ducks, have a picnic, look at fire prevention (cool garden on the back of Ford)
The Eating Room - The Elvis French toast is UNREAL!
Sylvan Park- Sylvan Park is in the City of Redlands at the corner of Colton and University, across from the University of Redlands. It is close to I-10. Lawn Bowling.
Panorama Point- I-10 E, Take exit 81 for Ford St, Turn left onto Ford St, Take the 1st right onto Reservoir Rd, Take the 1st right onto S Wabash Ave, Turn left onto E Sunset Dr N, Turn left onto Panorama Dr/Panorama Point Dr. See last photo at right. Click to enlarge
Teens and Friends:
All of the above
Walk around State Street
Citrus Plaza- 27460 Lugonia Ave
Caroline Park- located between Sunset Drive, Mariposa Drive and Poppy Road. The park and botanical nature garden is enjoyed by naturalists, dog walkers, picnickers, homeschoolers, walkers and runners. The overlook terrace off Sunset Drive offers some parking and a dramatic 180 degree view of the mountains ringing Redlands....basically parks are cool
Under 12 Outings
Thursday Story Time Tiny Tots: Ages 2-3-10:00-10:20 am; Preschool: Ages 4-6: 10:30-10:50 am
Redlands Gymnastics Club- 909-335-6780
Stars of Tomorrow Children's Theater. 909-335-1082.
Bracken Bird Farm to see birds, goats, cows, rare birds and more.....9am-5pm 7 days a week.
Redlands Cultural & Historical Websites
Tony Garcia said on May 31, 2014
It's nice to go to a site where we can get info., ques. answered, recommendations, etc. -- a plethora of info.
Jessie Klaas said on Jul 8, 2013
Thanks!! Because if your amazing ness of this page I have tried more places in Redlands. Thanks for all you do!
Brandon and Jaime said on Jul 7, 2013
Yes! I just moved here and find this very helpful... thank you!!
Fernando said on Jun 23, 2013
Being Redlands is a small city with big hearted, kind, mature, respectful citizens it is important to have a network that can guide us residents n non residents to come to our city and continue to beautify it with great visitors from all over...thank you About Redlands for all the communication n information you share daily... now I don't feel lost when wanting to go out in our lovely city.
Heather said on Oct 8, 2012
Just wanted to say thank you for all the great info. Meeting friends in Redlands on Saturday and have never been so needed a hotel, restaurants, and fun things to do. I appreciate all the suggestions the nice woman on the phone provided.
Kathy Harper said on Sep 12, 2012
This is a GREAT site for both "locals" and visitors to find goods and services we actually want or need right here close to home--We use it all the time to "refind" our plumber (Al's Sewer Service), HVAC service (Burgeson's, of course!), Pest Control (Craig and Sons) and anyone else we might need! We love the community event support, too!
Captain Lyons said on Mar 24, 2011
We want to thank you. My wife and I moved here 18 months ago and found everything we needed on the AboutRedlands.com website.
Ilene said on Sep 1, 2010
Love it! Love it! Love it! You read my mind, I was thinking “what can me and my daughter do for mommy & me time?” being a new Mom with no time I want to find things to do that are cheap and fun. I NEVER cared to look before so of coarse I didn’t know where to begin. You have a link for things to do in the area under the events area and I also see stuff that I can do too, this is USEFUL, great job, thank you J have a good week.
Ruth said on Aug 19, 2010
Another incredible resource for ALL!!! Visitors and residents alike!!! Keep up the great work!!! I love this website!!! ?
Lynn said on Jun 13, 2009
We are visiting Redlands from the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area. We took a night out without the kids and hit a few spots in downtown Redlands. Parking was easy and convenient. The girls enjoyed a cozy afternoon tea at The Eating Room; pizza, beer, and the hockey game at Romano's with the guys and then dessert, cheese and wine at Time in a Bottle. Second only to the food and atmosphere was the convenience of being able to walk from stores, to restaurants, to bars- all quickly and easily. A great evening out!
Terri said on Jun 3, 2009
This is a very helpful site. It is nice to have a site that contains so much information about the city you live in. I didn't realize their are so many restaurants in the area. It will be fun to try some new cuisine's! Thanks for all of the information.
Stacy said on Jun 3, 2009
This is really helpful. Does anyone have any suggestions for outings for families with elderly family members?
Michelle said on Jun 1, 2009
What a great site! My husband and I have a three year-old and although we've lived in Redlands for a year, it was nice to see an actual list of things and activities we can do for her, mostly the information on child-friendly restaurants! And she loves the Smiley Library! Thank you for putting this all together for us!
Robin said on May 30, 2009
This is a great resource. We use to live in Redlands and are coming back for our grandson's graduation. We are meeting friends and found the suggested outings VERY helpful. We love breakfast and had a hard time locating all the places in Redlands. Thank you!!
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