Santa Ana FAQs

Q: Where is Santa Ana located?

A:  Located in Orange County, Santa Ana is 35 miles south of Los Angeles and roughly 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean.

Q: What is the population of Santa Ana?

A: With a total population of over 310,000, Santa Ana is Orange County’s second largest city and serves as the county governmental seat. 

Q: What is the typical weather in Santa Ana?

A: Located in Southern California, our typical weather is sunny and dry with summer temperatures averaging above 80°F (26.6°C), while daytime winter temperatures rarely fall below 59°F (15°C).

Q: What is the closest airport to Santa Ana?

A: John Wayne Airport (SNA), owned and operated by the County of Orange, is located two miles from several of Santa Ana's hotels. The airport is served by eight commercial and commuter airlines, including Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Sun Country, United, and WestJet, offering over 40 nonstop flights. Many of the local hotels offer complimentary airport shuttle service.

Q: Can you travel by train to Santa Ana?

A: Yes, the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center is home to both Amtrak and Metrolink.

Q: Does Santa Ana have a convention or conference center?

A:  Santa Ana does not have a convention center, but our conference hotels offer the same flexible meetings space with nearly 42,000 square feet available for your group meeting needs.

Q: How can Travel Santa Ana help me?

A: We are a complimentary local resource with knowledge of all things Santa Ana. We offer:

  • Convenient RFP distribution to Santa Ana hotels/motels.
  • Site inspection coordination.
  • Collateral/promotional materials.
  • One-stop shop for all your planning needs.