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Rancho Santa Margarita overview

Rancho Santa Margarita is special for its historical sites, and known for its ruins and churches. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for hiking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre and Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Popular attractions like Main Beach Park and 1,000 Steps Beach are sure to leave an impression. A family- and business-friendly area, Rancho Santa Margarita also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Rancho Santa Margarita

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Rancho Santa Margarita has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Rancho Santa Margarita with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Rancho Santa Margarita hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Rancho Santa Margarita hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Rancho Santa Margarita

Fly in to Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from downtown Rancho Santa Margarita. Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 29.8 mi (48 km) away.

What to see around Rancho Santa Margarita

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Tijeras Creek Golf Club
  • • Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center
  • • Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
  • • San Juan Hills Golf Club
  • • Oak Creek Golf Course
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Marguerite Aquatic Complex
  • • Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club
  • • Etnies Skate Park of Lake Forest
  • • Sawdust Art Festival Grounds
  • • Boomers
Memorable for its churches, historical sites, ruins, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Arden-Modjeska Historic Site
  • • Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • • Murphy-Smith Historical Bungalow
  • • Camp Talega
  • • Balboa Pavilion
Its flowers and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • O'Neill Regional Park
  • • Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
  • • Pittsford Park
  • • Rancho Las Lomas
  • • Serrano Creek Community Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Main Beach Park
  • • 1,000 Steps Beach
  • • University of California-Irvine
  • • Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
  • • Irvine Spectrum Center
  • Business-friendly
  • Family
  • Historical sites
  • Shopping
  • Nature