Sunny and mild San Jacinto, CA is located in Riverside County in Southern California. The population is about 30,000 people and the area is quickly growing. The median home price is at $218,000 and rising. There are several hundred homes on the market, including a fairly large number of foreclosures. It is possible to buy many different types of homes including new construction and suburban dwellings.
The San Jacinto Valley offers many great activities for residents and visitors alike. Due to the major amounts of sunshine, people love to get outside and participate in outdoor sports and events. Try guided bird watching tours or guided trips set up by Valley Recreation, head to an event at the Golden Village Palms RV Resort such as a farmer’s market, concert, car or art show, or attend Taste of the Valley. Enjoy food and entertainment weekly at Villagefest downtown. Go boating, swimming, or try a new watersport at Lake Hemet or Lake Perris State Recreational Area, or go fishing at Diamond Valley Lake. Immerse yourself in nature at the 20,000 acre San Jacinto Wildlife Refuge or hike at one of the many trails.
When the weather gets hot, head indoors into one of the area’s 16 unique museums. Check out the San Jacinto Museum or Hemet Train Depot/Museum, historic Estudillo Mansion or the Western Science Center, which displays the largest Mastodon found in the United States. Wine country is only a short drive away from the city. Temecula has 35 wineries to tour and sample wine. The town has many art galleries to visit and delicious restaurants and shops. The history of the area is influenced by Latino and Native Americans and Latinos. The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians operates the Soboba Casino. There are also annual events celebrating the rich history of the area. The annual agriculture festival in the fall can’t be missed.