Tours of theTown

                  Riverside, CA




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Citrus Adventure Tour

Gardens on Tour

Olde Riverside Heritage Tour
Victorian Holiday Tour

Vintage Home Tour
History, Haunts and Howls

Orientation Tour

Speakers Bureau


Call us about the following tours:

Museum Hopping Tour

Military Tour

A Dickens of a Day

Customized Private Tours



Citrus Adventure Tour

This nostalgic tour has been noted in Sunset Magazine and emphasizes the citrus industry background which brought national acclaim to Riverside in the 19th Century. In one of Southern Californiaís most historic and picturesque cities youíll find a taste of a citrus-flavored California dream come to life.  Here fortunes were made from the orchards the perfumed the air.  In the late 1800ís, when citrus growing was so lucrative, Riverside was the wealthiest city per capita in the nation.  Discover why and how our city captured so many top medals at fairs throughout America.

This informative and entertaining tour includes the following (time and availability permitting):

  • Story and viewing of the Parent Navel Orange Tree

  • An exterior visit to a packing house to see where citrus is prepared for market

  • Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely drive through orange groves

  • View the Gage Canal that provides water to the groves

  • Interior tour of an historic grove home

  • Visit the California State Citrus Heritage Park and museum  (Friday, Saturday, Sunday )

Our specialized service includes experienced tour guides who will board your bus and entertain your passengers, regaling them with anecdotes and local history.  Group excursions are 4-5 hours in duration. Fee includes lunch, guide and admissions. Minimum of 25 people per tour.

Roberta Spieler - Director

Tours of theTown
P.O. Box 20834

Riverside, CA 92516
Phone 951.682.3881