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  • In-N-Out Burger
    One of the best burgers in town you will find only at In-N-Out Burger joint which is highly popular among the locals. I've been there on a friend's recommendation and I felt full after two burgers. They make them quite large and [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House
    A historically significant and architecturally beautiful mansion, in Queen Anne style, the Dr. Willella How-Waffle House was originally the home of Orange County's first woman doctor. It is also considered a Medical Museum. There are [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Ambrosia Restaurant
    Who would think that in a small town like Santa Ana lies such an exquisite culinary treasure like the Ambrosia Restaurant. The whole place is luxurious, a perfect dining place for a date, an anniversary, some kind of celebration or maybe [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Taco Adobe Grill
    Nothing is better than after a long day of walking and exploring to sit down somewhere where the people are nice and have a good meal. We weren't impressed by the decor of the Taco Adobe Grill but the smell was drawing us near and the [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Claim Jumper Restaurant
    The best place for families or groups to eat in Santa Ana is definitely the Claim Jumper Restaurant. They have large portions of dishes and if you order appetizers, entries and dessert, you may have to take half of it home! The place looks [...]
    D: 3.5mi00
  • Discovery Science Center
    Colorful and inviting inside and out, the Discovery Science Center enables kids to explore the knowledge behind everyday things. It is and interesting venue and deserves a try. Among the exhibits and exploration areas is Dynamic Earth, an [...]
    D: 4.2mi00
  • Baja Fish Tacos
    For a quick or a copious meal in a small town like Santa Ana you don't even have to go far, at Bristol street there is a small diner which serves excellent Tex-Mex food with which you can stuff your belly and feel relaxed. Its called [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Royal Khyber
    Who would have though that in Santa Ana you would find such an exclusive, exotic restaurant like the Royal Khyber, which serves one of the tastiest Indian dishes I've tried in the OC. The restaurant in the traditional Indian colors, [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Old Orange County Courthouse
    Touring one of Souther California's oldest courthouses is not only and interesting but an educational pastime too. Especially that the tours, both self-guided and docent led, are free of charge, except for the parking ticket. The Old [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Santora Arts Building
    Santa Ana Artists Village is the heart of the town's cultural venues and events. Full of art galleries that feature contemporary, local and classic artists, the Santora Arts Building stands out from them all. It is not only the biggest [...]
    D: 2.6mi00
  • Santa Ana Zoo
    Great for kids and adults, even toddlers, the Santa Ana Zoo, though small, is an enjoyable getaway both for locals and visitors to the city. The kids will definitely enjoy the monkey and their families which are the most visited areas. The [...]
    D: 2.2mi00
  • Helena Modjeska Historic House
    In the foothills of the Santa Ana mountains, at the Santiago Creek river, the famous Helena Modjeska Historic House is located. The house and its surrounding gardens is known for the admired actress of the past century. Surrounded with oak [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
    Dedicated to arts and crafts of indigenous people throughout the world, the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art is a beautiful and educational venue for all ages. Chinese and Native American, African and Pacific artifacts can be found here, each [...]
    D: 3.6mi00
  • Episcopal Church of the Messiah
    Though Santa Ana is not one of the biggest cities of the Orange County district, there are quite a few beautiful and architecturally imposing buildings to be seen. One of these wonderful structures is the Episcopal Church of the Messiah. [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Lyon Air Museum
    One of the highlight and maybe the most interesting museum in Santa Ana would be the Lyon Air Museum on Ike Jones Road just beside the John Wayne Airport. The museum might look small but that shouldn't deter you, because once you get [...]
    D: 2.8mi00

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Santa Ana History

The Second World War brought more development in Santa Ana, as industry started moving into this area. Santa Ana population increased from about 50,000 (1900) to over 200,000 (1950) within 50 years. The city charter, which provided a council-manager government form, was adopted in 1952. Since the Second World War, the city became Orange County’s governmental and financial center. Efforts began during the 80s for restoring and revitalizing Santa Ana. Today, its residents are known for enjoying ethic and cultural diversity. In the meantime, the city continues to be Orange County’s governmental and financial center. [...]
Cheap flights to Santa Ana

Recent Santa Ana flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $217Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Oakland, CA (OAK)Santa Ana, CA (SNA)12/27/201508:45 am
    Santa Ana, CA (SNA)Oakland, CA (OAK)01/02/201606:00 am check price
  • $230Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Houston, TX (HOU)Santa Ana, CA (SNA)12/04/201508:00 am
    Santa Ana, CA (SNA)Houston, TX (HOU)12/06/201505:09 pm check price
  • $238Frontier Airlines flight Frontier Airlines 
    Denver, CO (DEN)Santa Ana, CA (SNA)10/16/201510:25 am
    Santa Ana, CA (SNA)Denver, CO (DEN)10/23/201512:35 pm check price

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