Riverside is a city in southern California, located in the Inland Empire region. It is the county seat of Riverside County, and is the fourth-largest city in the state with a population of over 300,000. Riverside is home to the University of California, Riverside and is also a major center for the citrus industry.Riverside experiences a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The city is located just east of the San Bernardino Mountains, which provides some relief from the heat in the summer months.Riverside is home to many attractions, including the March Field Air Museum, the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, and the California Citrus State Historic Park. Downtown Riverside is also home to a number of shops and restaurants.For those visiting Riverside, parking can be a challenge, especially in the downtown area. There are a number of public parking garages and surface lots, but they can fill up quickly, especially on weekends. Visitors can also take advantage of ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft, or use the Riverside Transit Agency's public bus system.