CITY OF BANNING
Banning is home to world-class shopping, mountain resorts, and the most affordable golfing in Southern California. Banning is a city located in Riverside County, California. It is situated in the San Gorgonio Pass, also known as Banning Pass. It is named for its founder, Phineas Banning, stagecoach line owner and the "Father of the Port of Los Angeles." Banning sits at an elevation of 2400 feet and is estimated to having current population around 28,686. Making up part of an area known as the "Inland Empire", Banning is located 257 miles southeast of Las Vegas, 85 miles east of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles, and 101 miles north of San Diego. San Bernardino observes an average of 311 days of sunshine per year, with temperatures in the low 30's to high 60's in the winter months, and low 70's to well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer months. There are many activities to take part in here, from casual to adventurous. The City of Banning is surround by a number of festivals throughout the year. Surrounded by mountains and lot's of wide open space, don't hesitate to take advantage of recreational biking, hang gliding/paragliding, hiking/camping, golf, boating/fishing and skiing. Not to mention that you are only 12 miles from Casino Morongo and 23 miles from Palm Springs which contains a great assortment of Night Clubs ranging from Hip Hop, Country, or Salsa Y Merengue. Also not to far away are several Universities, along with a great diversity of community colleges to pick from for your educational needs.