- TripBuzz found 963 things to do with kids in or near Santa Ana, California, including 950 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Long Beach, Dana Point and Newport Beach.
- From Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park to Santa Ana Zoo, the Santa Ana area offers 139 different types of family activities, including: Zoos, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- Located along the Santa Ana River, ten miles from the California Coast, lies the city of Santa Ana. As Orange County's second most populated city, it offers many business, residential and tourism opportunities. Founded in the late 1700's, the city has a rich and diverse history and offers many museums and historical structures to tour. Visitors also enjoy its close proximity to Orange County's many theme parks.
75% 138 votes
1801 E. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92701 MoreLess Info
The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park houses an extensive collection of animals, birds and reptiles as well as numerous interactive experiences that adults and kids can enjoy. The zoo features a rainforest maze, a conservation education theater and a zoofari express train ride.
For an entertaining night of shoving, skating, and a little bit of violence, guests check out the Orange County Roller Girls. With strategic manhandling and a halftime music performance to boot, visitors are sure to experience a unique event.
Founded in 1936, the Bowers Museum is a historical museum dedicated to celebrating international cultures through art. Exhibits at the museum include ancient Terra Cotta Warriors, artifacts from lost civilizations, and artwork.
86% 66 votes
1561 W Sunflower Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704 MoreLess Info
A movie theater with three screens, Regency South Coast Village features an assortment of independent and classic films. The theater offers Dolby Digital sound, high-back love seats and a concession area with food and drinks.
60% 169 votes
2800 N Main St, Ste 999, Santa Ana, CA 92705 MoreLess Info
A movie theater multiplex, Picture Show at MainPlace shows primarily first run Hollywood movies in full digital video and surround sound. The theater offers dollar hot dogs and a variety of other concessions.
84% 19 votes
3101 W Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704 MoreLess Info
Covering 12 acres, the Heritage Museum of Orange County preserves multiple 1890s historic buildings and houses artifacts from that time. Exhibits cover the civil rights movement, Victorian dollhouses, and a blacksmith's shop.
Filled with interactive science exhibits and experiments, Discovery Cube offers children a chance to learn about ecology, biology, astronomy, physics, and more. The museum features a 4D theater that shows educational films.
19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, CA 92707 MoreLess Info
Located at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Lyon Air Museum features an array of World War II aircraft. A fascinating museum to visit whether passing through or making a special visit, the museum tours that give information on the machines and artifacts of the early 20th century.
The Discovery Science Center plays with all of your senses. Adults and children alike enjoy this interactive and educational museum that allows visitors to experience an 'earthquake', lie on a bed of nails and play virtual sports.