The best travel tip for visiting Ontario, CA, is to visit Ontario, CA! Ontario is 40 miles northeast of Los Angeles in California’s Inland Empire. Ontario’s location makes it easy to access from several major highways and to explore the region’s vineyards and world-class entertainment. Ontario is the perfect getaways from LA or sightseers visiting California. It has great shopping, go karts, skiing, freshwater fishing, and more. It’s also close to Joshua Tree National Park as well as the mountain resorts of Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear.
Ontario Mills is the perfect spot for vacation shopping. It’s the largest outlet mall in San Bernardino County: 1.5 million square feet of retail space! Ontario Mills has over 200 stores and restaurants including Lacoste, Calvin Klein, H&M, Nike Factory Store, Forever 21, Nordstrom Rack, Uniqlo, and Michael Kors. Looking for some entertainment? Ontario Mills also has a 30-screen AMC megaplex, Dave & Buster's video game arcade, and the Ontario IMPROV comedy club.
Looking for a little culture? There are several museums to check out while in Ontario including Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Museum of History and Art, Planes of Fame Air Museum, Cooper Regional History Museum. The Museum of History and Art aims to preserve and interpret the history of Ontario and is constantly changing exhibits throughout the year. Go museum hopping in Ontario, reserve a SafeRide Transport today!
The Botanic Garden is 15 minutes outside of Ontario and has the largest collection of California native plants. It’s like a living museum! The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden features seasonal displays as well as hands-on activities and botany classes.
It may not be Disneyland, but Scandia is a family fun venue with loads of arcade games, carnival rides, minigolf, go-karts, batting cages, and more. It’s a much easier, more low-key park to access with more of fair-like atmosphere and a Scandinavian theme. Reserve a car service to Scandia for the whole family with SafeRide.
Built on the old Ontario Motor Speedway property, The Citizens Business Bank Arena is the biggest arena in the Inland Empire. It’s the place to go for Ontario sporting events, concerts, or professional bull riding. Current teams at the Citizens Bank Arena include the Ontario Reign hockey team, Ontario Furry soccer team, and the Agua Caliente Clippers basketball team.
The Ontario Convention Center has 225,000 square feet of flexible exhibition space ideal for trade shows, conventions, and business meetings. The convention center has been used for major conventions as well as for shooting locations for major films and commercials. Reserve convention transportation with SafeRide Transport.