The City of Santa Ana, CA
Santa Ana is a popular city in the state of California with a total of 340,338 residents living there. Santa Ana is ranked as the ninth most populated city in California and the 50th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Orange County. The largest nearby city to Santa Ana is Los Angeles, approximately 34 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Santa Ana, including Arriba Baja Grill, Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, Arby's Roast Beef Restaurants, California Pizza Kitchen and Azteca Restaurant. For a larger selection of Santa Ana restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Santa Ana Museums, Golf Courses, Zoos, Arenas and/or Amusement Parks, including the Old Orange County Courthouse (California), Santa Ana Zoo, Bowers Museum, River View Golf Course and Discovery Science Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Santa Ana please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 10 airports are located in or near Santa Ana:
- Chino Airport (CNO)
- Compton - Woodley Airport (CPM)
- El Monte Airport (EMT)
- Fullerton Municipal Airport (FUL)
- Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB)
- Ontario Intl. Airport (ONT)
- Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA)
- Riverside Municipal Airport (RAL)
- Torrance Airport (TOA)
- Upland Cable Airport (CCB)
Santa Ana, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Santa Ana experiences an average high temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 61 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.14 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Santa Ana with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 68 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Santa Ana to receive an average of 2.61 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.16 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 111 degrees in the summer and as low as 18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Santa Ana should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 75 degrees, and nighttime lows of 50.
Santa Ana, California Attractions
1A. S. Bradford House - Placentia,
The A. S. Bradford House, which is also referred to as The Bradford House, is a historic home in Placentia, California. It was the home of Albert Summer Bradford, who founded Placentia by arranging for establishment of a water tank along the railway. Homes and businesses within a one mile radius could get water.
2Adventure City - Los Angeles,
Adventure City is a theme park located in Anaheim, California near the city of Stanton. The park's slogan is "The Little Theme Park that's BIG on Family Fun". Occupying an area of over 160 acres, Adventure City is one of the smallest theme parks in California, and receives an average attendance of between 200,000 and 400,000 per year. The Coca-Cola Company, is the park's only major sponsor.
3Alhambra Municipal Golf Course - Alhambra,
The Alhambra Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1955, this Alhambra course designed by William F. Bell is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-570-5059. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 630 S Almansor St, Alhambra, CA 91801
4Aliso Viejo Golf Club -Ridge/Creek - Aliso Viejo,
The Aliso Viejo Golf Club -Ridge/Creek is an 18 hole public golf course in Orange County California. This course is located in the city of Aliso Viejo, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 949-598-9200.
Address: 25002 Golf Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
5Altadena Golf Course - Altadena,
The Altadena Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1939, this Altadena course designed by William P. Bell is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-797-3821. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1456 E Mendocino St, Altadena, CA 91001
6Anaheim Convention Center - Anaheim,
Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. It is located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue. Much of the Anaheim Convention Center has been renovated in recent years with state-of-the-art facilities. The basketball arena, fronting Katella Avenue, was opened in July 1967, while the convention hall behind it opened to business shortly afterward. Since then, the convention hall has undergone three major expansions, and currently encloses over 800,000 square feet of floor space.
7Anaheim Hills Golf Course - Anaheim,
The Anaheim Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Orange County California. Built in 1972, this Anaheim course designed by Richard Bigler is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 714-998-3041. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 6501 E Nohl Ranch Rd, Anaheim, CA 92807
8Angeles National Golf Club - Sunland,
The Angeles National Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 2004, this Sunland course designed by Jack Nicklaus is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 818-951-8771. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 9401 Foothill Blvd, Sunland, CA 91040
9Aquarium of the Pacific - Long Beach,
The Aquarium of the Pacific is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aquarium located on a 5-acre site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California. It is situated across the water from the Long Beach Convention Center, Shoreline Village, and the Queen Mary Hotel and Attraction.
10Arcadia Golf Course - Arcadia,
The Arcadia Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Angeles County California. Built in 1959, this Arcadia course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 626-443-9367. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 620 E Live Oak Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006
Santa Ana, California Hotels
5Best Western Plus Meridian Inn & Suites, Anaheim-orange
720 The City Drive S
Orange, CA 92868
7Motel 6 Anaheim Orange
2920 W. Chapman Ave I-5 At West Chapman Avenue/state College Blvd
Santa Ana, California Restaurants
This is a list of Santa Ana Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Santa Ana Articles
Published October 15, 2011
With its outdoor concert venue and a variety of programs and musical adventures for kids, the Hollywood Bowl is a popular and highly recommended family attraction
Published October 8, 2011
For a unique Movie experience outside the multi-plex and the family Blue-Ray, explore these other family friendly venues from Drive-ins to outdoor silent-era theaters.
Published September 4, 2011
What kid doesn't love a train? The Travel Town Museum in Griffith Park is a great free attraction for families with train rides, tracks, trolleys, and even a small play area for kids.
Published September 1, 2011
Our Third Grade Field Trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach California - fun filled, colorful, exotic and interactive exhibits for the kids!
Published July 19, 2011
Hotel review for Abbys Anaheimer Inn California. Booked a room with Abby's Anaheimer Inn for the 12th thru the 18th, we arrived at the hotel around midnight. We went into the room and were...
Published July 5, 2011
Avoid the long lines, big crowds and big expense inherent in the more commercialized theme parks. Here are the 20 best smaller family amusement parks in the United States.
Published March 23, 2011
A wonderful, entertaining and educational field trip to the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific in Southern California with my young son and our Mommy & Me class.
Published February 22, 2011
Our afternoon trip to the Gene Autry National Center and the Museum of the American West was a veritable treasure trove of important western artifacts and memorabilia
Published December 22, 2010
The Los Angeles Auto Show at the Convention Center packed in car enthusiasts in record numbers. The Kids' Fun Zone was a hit with our kids along with all the exhibits.
Published December 15, 2010
Tips we found to be most beneficial when visiting Disneyland in Anaheim California with family including planning with FASTPASSES, height requirements & reservations.