About Redlands

City of Redlands & Region

City of Redlands

The University of Redlands is conveniently located in Redlands, Calif.—a city named for its rich, red soil and famous for its lush citrus groves and temperate climate. 

Redlands is located halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in the shadow of Southern California's highest peaks.

Redlands, though emerging as a regional leader, boasts small-town charm, a commitment to education at all levels, a community of service to others, environmental preservation and sustainability, historic preservation, and a passion for the arts.

Redlands is a short drive from the best that Southern California has to offer:
Beaches - 60 minutes
San Gorgonio Wilderness Area - 20 minutes
Big Bear Lake Ski Area - 60 minutes
Bear Mountain
Snow Summit
Lake Arrowhead Resort - 45 minutes
Los Angeles - 60 minutes
Palm Springs - 45 minutes
Malibu - 90 minutes 
San Diego - 2 hours
Las Vegas - 4 hours
Disneyland - 60 minutes
Knott's Berry Farm - 60 minutes
Sea World - 90 minutes
Universal Studios - 90 minutes

To enjoy all Redlands has to offer:
A.K. Smiley Public Library
Art for Heaven’s Sake
Christmas Parade
Feast of Lights
Footlighters Theater
Fourth of July celebration
Historical Glass Museum
Inland Master Chorale
Kimberly Crest
Krikorian Theater
LifeHouse Theater
Lincoln Memorial Shrine
Lincoln Pilgrimage
Redlands Art Gallery
Redlands Bicycle Classic
Redlands Bowl 
Redlands Symphony
Redlands Theater Festival
Run through Redlands
San Bernardino County Museum
The Asistencia
YMCA Home Tour


Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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