Floral Park

Floral Park is a historic Santa Ana neighborhood located just north of downtown. Known for its charming Craftsman homes and tree-lined streets, it’s the perfect spot for an architectural walking tour. The neighborhood features a diversity of architectural styles like Mission Revival, Victorian, and Spanish Colonial Revival. Must-see landmarks include the Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House and Medical Museum, showcasing the home and medical office of Orange County’s first female doctor. Walk down Flower Street to see the iconic Flower Street Bridge, an impressive Romanesque arch bridge built in 1928. Don’t miss the Floral Park Home Tour held annually by the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society to get a first-hand look inside some of the area’s most treasured residences.

French Park

French Park is a family-friendly neighborhood in central Santa Ana with a strong community vibe. The focal point of the area is picturesque French Park, featuring a duck pond, walking trails, and a quaint gazebo available for events. Kids will love visiting the OC Zoo next door, home to over 100 species of animals. The neighborhood also boasts inviting eateries like Playground and Chapter One: the modern diner, perfect for refueling during your tour. With its central location, tree-lined streets, and neighborhood charm, French Park is a delightful area to explore.

Morrison Park

Morrison Park offers small town charm right in the heart of the city. This centrally located neighborhood features Craftsman bungalows and Spanish-style architecture. The area centers around Morrison Park, a gorgeous green space with amenities like lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, and a playground. Walking through the neighborhood, you’ll find charming mom-and-pop shops and restaurants that give Morrison Park its welcoming personality. Pop into stores like Green Chestnut Boutique for fashion finds or grab lunch at beloved Taqueria Tapatio. With its abundant greenery, historic homes, and community vibe, Morrison Park is the perfect neighborhood for a leisurely sightseeing stroll.

Heninger Park

In west Santa Ana you’ll find Heninger Park, a scenic neighborhood set against a beautiful landscape. The area centers around the lush Heninger Park, offering amenities like lighted baseball fields, basketball courts, and a skatepark. The neighboring 102-acre Irvine Regional Park provides even more opportunities for outdoor recreation. Architectural highlights include mid-century homes along Heninger Street as well as the village-like enclave of six homes known as Kratka’s Cottages. Built as residences for Boeing executives in the 1950’s, this unique complex features storybook English cottages with brickwork and ivy. For coffee, cocktails or Cal-Mexican fare, locals head to Playground, housed in a former residence on Heninger Street.

Washington Square

Washington Square is one of Santa Ana’s most vibrant historic neighborhoods. Located near downtown, it’s known for its beautifully preserved Craftsman homes dating back to the early 1900’s. Must-see architectural highlights include the Dr. Jacob F. Barger House, a stately 1908 Foursquare now home to a law office. Nearby, you’ll find the Winchester House, an impressive Queen Anne Victorian residence that now houses a bed and breakfast. The neighborhood centers around Washington Square Park, a lovely green space with a children’s play area. Swing by hip Haven Gastropub after exploring for craft brews and gourmet bar bites on the garden patio. With its charming architecture and blooming trees, Washington Square makes a fantastic walking neighborhood.


Willowick Golf Course and Mile Square Regional Park. For a unique lunch or dinner experience, stop into the Hidden House, an eclectic speakeasy-style restaurant tucked behind an unassuming storefront. From its inviting parks to its fascinating architecture, Willowick is a delightful neighborhood for an afternoon of exploration and discovery. For an engaging walking tour, head to the Willard neighborhood in northwest Santa Ana. This area off of West First Street features historic nineteenth century Victorian homes mixed with charming Spanish Revival architecture. Architectural highlights include the ornate Spurgeon House, built in 1887, which now houses law offices. You’ll also see charming residences like the Stick Style Dexter House and the elaborate Fuller Victorian. Enjoy scenic views of the area by taking a stroll around Willard Park. For a bite, visit Mariscos Culiacancito, a local favorite Mexican seafood spot. With its tree-lined streets and fascinating old homes, Willard is a wonderful neighborhood for sightseeing.


Along Santa Ana’s scenic Riverview Golf Course you’ll find the charming Riverview neighborhood. Located near the Santa Ana River, it features scenic walking paths that run along the bluffs, offering beautiful views. The neighborhood itself showcases an array of architectural styles like Spanish Revival, late 19th century Victorians, and mid-century modern homes. The area is especially known for its historic adobes, including the Swift Adobe, built in 1842 as one of the first homes in the area. Stop into Riverview Golf Course for a scenic round or enjoy Mexican fare and drinks on the patio at Riverview Mexican Restaurant. With its abundance of nature, architectural diversity, and sweeping river views, Riverview is a delightful area to uncover.


The Logan neighborhood offers a window into Santa Ana’s past through its collection of fascinating old architecture. Located near downtown, Logan is characterized by charming early 20th century homes and buildings. Architectural highlights include the impressive Beaux Arts Sanchez Adobe, built in 1842. You’ll also see beautiful Craftsman, Prairie Style, and Victorian residences built between 1900 and 1920. Walk down Logan Avenue to spot homes like the Pratt House, a turn-of-the-century Victorian currently home to a law office. For a bite, visit Little Cabbie Mexican Restaurant, a local favorite. With its diversity of historic architecture and old town charm, exploring Logan is like taking a step back in time.

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