Lay low for a couple of days at Riverside County, California – a relaxing setting away from the crowds and hot spots ideal for a romantic or a family quality time weekend getaway. Easy walks and pristine nature you will find at the base of Mt. San Jacinto and if in a mood for some hiking get a ticket at Palm Springs Aerial Tramway the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world and conquer the peaks of San Jacinto, all three offering a spectacular views over Chico Canyon and the desert floor. You can opt out for the hike and just join the ride for equally beautiful sights along the way. Family fun guaranteed at Lake Helmet, surrounded by the very same San Jacinto Mountains with camping, fishing and picking options as the most popular ones. Swimming allowed in the designated areas of the lake. All areas swimming allowed at Cove waterpark near Riverside a splashing fun for the kids and adults. Further to the west famous Joshua Tree National Park is situated offering a collection of activities with supporting environment of Joshua trees, redwoods, desert paths and Cholla Cacti.