San Jacinto Valley has been waiting for you!

With the San Jacinto Mountains as a backdrop, you’ll love our peaks and valleys.

The San Jacinto Valley is home to the cities of San Jacinto and Hemet, as well as the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. Rich in Spanish culture, history, and recreational opportunities, the San Jacinto Valley is one of the oldest destinations in Southern California.

With annual events celebrating our multicultural heritage (like the Ramona Pageant which is the nation’s longest running outdoor drama and California’s official outdoor play), the San Jacinto Valley offers a variety of experiences unique to the area.

A popular destination for “Snowbirds” for decades, the San Jacinto Valley invites you to visit and enjoy this very special part of Southern California.

Unleash your spirit at San Jacinto Valley!


Things to Do/Places to See

Historic Estudillo Mansion

San Jacinto Valley Museums - As temperatures heat up, head inside to one of the many San Jacinto Valley museums From Mastodons to Native American and Spanish heritage to railroads and more, there’s … [Read More...]


Recent Posts

Visit San Jacinto Valley Twitter Party – Aug. 9, 2016!

We're having a Twitter Party and want you to join us! San Jacinto Valley, conveniently located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, is an outdoor lovers paradise. Bike trails, hiking trails, paragliding, fishing, and birding are just a few of the sports you’ll find in this hidden valley. In addition to all the outdoor fun one can have, there is a plethora of history and culture. San Jacinto Valley is home to California’s longest running outdoor play, Ramona, has SoCal’s only Victorian Bridal museum and is fortunate enough to have Max the Mastodon residing in its valley. Deb Thompson from Just Short of Crazy, along with other … [Read More...]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit San Jacinto Valley

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the San Jacinto Valley

1. The San Jacinto Valley is virtually a new tourism destination in Southern California
2. Perfect for family exploration
3. Extensive outdoor recreation possibilities
4. Excellent central location for Snowbirds
5. Six, count them, six lakes in the area
6. Seasonal events, but we have different types, like the Agricultural Festival
7. Mastodons were our first visitors, you can see them at the Western Science Center
8. Home to “California’s Official Outdoor Play” – The Ramona Pageant
9. We celebrate the Native American influence of our Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians which dates back 1,000 years
10. The natural beauty takes your breath away… Come Unleash Your Spirit in the San Jacinto Valley

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Southern California Map - San Jacinto Valley Center
San Jacinto Valley is centrally located in the heart of Southern California - (Click to enlarge)