Santa Ana, a city in Orange County in Southern California, is accessible through John Wayne Airport. Many ground transportation options can be used by tourists landing on flights to Santa Ana. The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and i shuttle bus stop can be found on the Terminal side, south of the Ground Transportation Center. OCTA buses on routes 76 and 212 serve the airport. The i shuttle route A links the airport with the Tustin Metrolink Station. From the airport, travelers can reach the Santa Ana train station by John Wayne Airport Yellow Cab Service. The Greyhound bus stop is found at the Santa Ana train station. Seven different on-site car rental agencies, including Hertz and Enterprise, are available at the airport. Wi-Fi is available at the airport for those who have bought airfare to Santa Ana.
Visitors to Santa Ana can use the Orange County Transportation Authority buses. A free trolley service operates throughout downtown Santa Ana on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Centerline light rail offers train travel, including a direct line from Santa Ana Depot to the airport. The Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center is utilized by Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner and Metrolink's Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line trains. The transportation center also serves as a Greyhound station and OCTA bus system hub. Visitors on Santa Ana flights wanting private transportation will find the Yellow Cab Taxi Company to be useful.
The Heritage Museum of Orange County is where visitors can explore the culture and natural history of the area. The old Santa Ana Town Hall also operates as a city museum. The Bowers Museum is home to cultural art. It features a range of visiting exhibits. The Discovery Science Center is a strange looking building yet hosts ever-changing hands-on displays " ideal for parents looking for an attraction the kids will enjoy. The Ana Zoo at Prentice Park is where families visiting Santa Ana can be found. The zoo comprises 20 acres of urban jungle, and visitors are guaranteed to see monkeys.
The MainPlace Mall is where shopaholics can be found. Those who need to stop for a bite to eat can visit The Gypsy Den. This restaurant is popular with young tourists who have benefited from cheap flights to Santa Ana. Pop's Café serves quality food at affordable prices. Super Antojitos offers fine Mexican cuisine and karaoke. Original Mikes is a favorite local hangout, offering live entertainment on a nightly basis. Klub Necropolis and Piccolo Night Club are where a lively night out can be experienced.