Loma Linda University and Medical Center are conveniently located in the Inland Empire, a growing metropolitan area just 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Within easy reach of the mountains, the deserts and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, this area is truly the crossroads of Southern California. Whether you enjoy snow skiing, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, golf or just relaxing in the great outdoors, you’ll find it all within reach. World class museums, theaters and restaurants are an easy 60-minute drive to the Los Angeles area and a wealth of cultural opportunities can be found within the Inland Empire itself.
Loma Linda University and Medical Center are located in a quiet suburban neighborhood in the town of Loma Linda. Winters are clear and cool with spectacular views of snow-covered Mt. Baldy, Mt. San Bernardino, Mt. San Gorgonio, and Mt. San Jacinto. Temperatures rarely dip below 60o F on winter days. Summers are hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from 80o to 100o F on average. The golf courses, shopping, and spas of Palm Springs are a 60-minute drive to the east. World-class Mammoth Mountain resort, renowned as both a summer and winter destination is just a six-hour drive to the north.
We invite you to learn more about our area and the incredible variety of lifestyle options we offer.
The town of Redlands, adjacent to Loma Linda, turns its Main Street into an outdoor market once a week. The Redlands Theatre Festival puts on performances ranging from Shakespearean plays to musicals to contemporary drama. The Redlands Bowl provides a free concert series with world-class musical, dance, and dramatic performances each season. Traditionally, members of the audience bring blankets to sit on and a light dinner to enjoy before the Bowl performances begin. The Redlands and Inland Symphonies perform at concert halls within a 15-minute drive of the Loma Linda campus.
For additional information, please visit:
+ Loma Linda Chamber of Commerce
+ Loma Linda City Civic Center
+ Redlands Chamber of Commerce
+ Redlands Web
Southern California is home to many of America’s best known theme park attractions.
As a Loma Linda employee, you will enjoy access to discounts for the following family-friendly attractions:
+ Disneyland Resort
+ Disney’s California Adventure
+ Knott’s Berry Farm
+ Raging Waters
+ Universal Studios Hollywood
In addition to theme parks, you’ll find many more exciting local attractions including:
Racing enthusiasts will enjoy this two-mile D-shaped oval superspeedway with a 1.3 mile infield road course located on 529 acres in Fontana, CA, San Bernardino County. Designed to offer the ultimate in fan enjoyment, the California Speedway has outstanding views of the entire track and is the largest sporting venue in Southern California.
Southern California and the Inland Empire are known for the variety of wonderful outdoor activities available – whether you enjoy hiking, skiing, mountain biking or simply exploring the beauty of the area, there is something here for you.
The area around Loma Linda is a mountain biker's paradise. Miles of challenging trails are found in the unpopulated hills above the city of Loma Linda, within five minutes of campus. Other excellent mountain bike-riding areas and challenging routes can be found throughout the San Bernardino Mountains a few miles to the north.
Those who enjoy snow skiing have easy access to both the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains, only 45 to 60 minutes from Loma Linda. From Mountain High Resort to Mt. Baldy ski area, you’ll find exactly the snow sport environment you want. During the spring, summer, and fall seasons, these forested mountains also provide first-rate hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fishing, and rock climbing.
If you love water sports or just want to dip your feet in a cool mountain lake, it‘s all minutes away from Loma Linda University and Medical Center. Lake Arrowhead is nestled in a magnificent forest of pine, cedar, and dogwood at an altitude of 5100 feet in an area described as the "Alps of Southern California".
Water enthusiasts will also appreciate what Big Bear Lake has to offer. Paddle boating, pontoon boating, sailing or power boating -- windsurfing, sail-boarding, water-skiing or jet skiing -- Big Bear Lake offers it all.
To learn more about these areas, please click on the links provided below:
+ Big Bear Lake
+ Lake Arrowhead
+ Lake Perris