Best Things to Do in Santa Ana | Budget Car Rental

Best Things to Do in Santa Ana

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Things to Do in Santa Ana

Though the list of things to do near Santa Ana is long, we’ve narrowed down some of the best attractions in the area to get you started. Whether you’re a sports fan, outdoorsy type, or just want to lounge, you’ll find something to suit your style.


The John Wayne Orange County airport in Santa Ana is only 14 miles away from the Happiest Place on Earth. If you are vacationing in the area Disneyland should be one of the top destinations on your list if it is not already.

Discovery Cube Orange County

For a great day of family fun, visit this popular children’s science museum. The museum offers more than 100 hands-on exhibits to entertain and increase their curiosity and wonder about the world around them.

Santa Ana Zoo

Another excellent family-friendly option is the Santa Ana Zoo, which is located right in Prentice Park. The zoo is known for always housing at least 50 monkeys, thanks to a request from the founder of the zoo.

Outdoor Adventures

With prime weather all throughout the winter and the rest of the year, you’ll want to get out and enjoy the outdoors of Santa Ana.

Santiago Oaks Regional Park

When you’re ready to experience nature, head to this beautiful regional park. The peaceful 1,269-acre area has a thorough trail system great for hiking or mountain biking.

Huntington State Beach

Your California getaway won’t be complete without a trip to the beach, and Huntington State Beach is one of the best options around. This famous surf spot is just a short trip from Santa Ana in the city of Huntington Beach and is perfect for soaking up the sun or any other water activities you can imagine.

With all the action you’ll be packing into your trip, you shouldn’t spend time worrying about how to get around. Choose Budget Rent a Car for a reliable and affordable car rental in Santa Ana. Reserve your car rental today or to learn more about the great rates and packages that are available.