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The Best of Santa Ana

Make the most of your visit with our carefully curated ideas. Watch for exclusive deals courtesy of our Metrolink partners – just show your Metrolink ticket. Enjoy like a tourist. Act like a local.

Bring Curiousity and an Appetite

Your visit begins at the Metrolink station (also known as the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center) and moves on to world-class museums, a charming zoo, and Downtown Santa Ana, an artsy area with a vintage vibe featuring galleries, theaters, boutiques, and sidewalk cafés.

Metrolink train lines
  • Orange County Line

  • Inland Empire-Orange County Line


Day Trips

Fun Things to Do

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Great Places to Eat & Drink

Area Map

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

Download PDF of Rail System

Metrolink Commuter Rail System Map

Good to Know Before You Go

  • Taking OC Bus is easy and inexpensive. OC Bus is free with your Metrolink pass! Ride convenient Route 862 from the station direct to Downtown Santa Ana.