Known as an intensely agricultural area, Blythe is seated at the area known as the “Palo Verde Valley.” Blythe, located in Riverside County in California, was incorporated in 1916. Over the years, Blythe has grown into an active city that is rapidly developing. Due to its climate, guests can visit Blythe at various times of the year, although most tend to avoid August since this is the month that often gets frequent rainfall.


Things to Do

A trip to Blythe is made excellent by the number of activities that guests can do during their visit. Golfing remains to be one of the most relaxing sports that guests can enjoy. For guests who do want to play golf, they can do so by visiting the Blythe Municipal Golf Course, which offers guests with an 18-hole regulation golf course. History buffs can go on a historically rich tour by visiting some of the historical landmarks that Blythe has such as the Blythe-Palo Verde Historical Museum and the Blythe Intaglios. Those who know how to ride horses can check out the horses that are bred at the R&I Barajas Horse Ranch which is known for having some of the best thoroughbreds in the area. If guests are lucky, they just might be in time for the Blythe Bluegrass Music Festival, one of the top festivals music lovers enjoy.


Best Hotel Accommodations

Top accommodations are found all over Blythe. However, guests’ preferences may differ from each other as some prefer to stay at hotels as opposed to comfortable B&Bs. For those who want to stay at hotels, guests can check out Comfort Suites which offers comfortable and spacious guest rooms, clean bathrooms. The Best Western Sahara is also an excellent hotel that offers delicious breakfast for all their guests to enjoy. For guests who want to stay in B&Bs, the Rodeway Inn & Suites is an ideal place to stay that does not hurt much of the budget of its guests. Another B&B available in Blythe is the Desert Winds Motel. Book your Blythe Hotels with




For a growing city, Blythe does have its fair share of shopping options that guests can enjoy. One of the top places to shop at is the Yellow Mart Store that is located along West Hobsonway. The Blythe Florist and Gift Shop is also another place that offers guests with souvenir options during their trip. That way, guests will be able to find some trinkets to bring home as a memory of their trip. To top of the shopping trip, guests can hit the 99 cent Discount Store that offers guests with affordable clothing, cheap pens, crayons and pencils as well as a slew of other things that make hands surely itch.


Fast Facts

  • According to the 2010 census, Blythe has a population of 20,817.
  • Blythe is named after Thomas Blythe, a settler who is a native of England.
  • It is the home of Blythe Heat, a minor league baseball team that is also a part of the Arizona Summer League.
  • Back in August 1916, a railroad was built directed to Blythe which came from Rice, a desert station.