Located a mere 25 miles east of Disneyland in Anaheim, sits the gateway to the Inland Empire-the city of Corona. With over 150,000 residents counted in the 2010 consensus, the up and coming city of Corona is fast becoming the go-to city for families to reside. Nicknamed “The Circle City” the city of Corona has an online magazine called “InnerCircleCorona” that is written by Corona residents. There is lots do to for families and tourists alike.
23900 Temescal Canyon Road
Corona, CA 92883
Once a farm stand on the side of the road, Toms Farms is now a family fun destination jam packed with wholesome fun activities that the whole family will enjoy. From the old time Carousel, authentic reproduction of an 1800’s steam-propelled train, and delicious food, the family will be sure to enjoy it. Toms Farms is an active place on the weekends with live music, animal petting zoo, horse rides and craft fair. On Wednesdays there are lunch specials at both the Old Fashioned burger joint and Senor Toms. Lunch is free on your birthday at Toms Farms!
Fender Museum of Music and the Arts
365 North Main Street
Corona, CA 92880
Home of the Kids Rock Free program, this musical museum offers lots to learn and experience. The Fender Museum Art Exhibit has amplifiers around every corner and hundreds of guitars to see. Rare photos, clothing and handwritten lyrics from artists such Paul Rodgers, Merle Haggard and Kurt Cobain are just a few of the exciting things to gander at inside the museum. The Fender Museum is also proud to present the Johnny Cash Exhibit full of exciting memorabilia from the late artist. All proceeds from both exhibits go directly to their Kids Rock Free music program.
West Coast Customs
181 Via Trevizio
Corona, CA, 92879
The infamous car remodeling company that gained popularity by MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” is now on TLC and Discovery Channel called “Street Customs”. This authentic working shop is open for visitors in their “fishbowl” viewing walkway to come by and take a real life look at the workings of car customs. Be sure to stop by the merchandise shop to see what new products they have in stock.
The Shops at Dos Lagos
2780 Cabot Drive
Corona, CA 92883
The Shops at Dos Lagos is a pedestrian friendly outdoor shopping heaven with more than 60 specialty stores, such as Anthropology, Z Gallerie, Sur La Table, Coldwater Creek plus tons more. Not to mention the two gorgeous lakes with cascading waterfalls and bamboo bridges, gourmet restaurants and a 15 screen movie theater. Not only is The Shops at Dos Lagos a gorgeous place to shop, it’s a gorgeous place to be!
Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa
25000 Glen Ivy Road
Corona, CA 92883
1-888-GLEN IVY For reservations
Located on 11 lush acres just below the Santa Ana Mountain Range, this spa offers many opportunities for serenity and relaxation. Every service admission grants access to the 17 pools, Roman Baths, red clay mud bath (Club Mud), sauna and steam room. For a minimal extra fee you could experience a massage “Under the Oaks” which is a private room open to the old Oaks trees above and running water below; an ultimate in comfort and serenity. A 15% discount is given to Corona residents, seniors 55+, military, police, firefighters, nurses and teachers.
Skull Canyon Zipline
13540 Temescal Canyon Road
(951) 471-0999 For reservations
Skull Canyon is a private Zipline Club tucked in the Estelle Mountain Nature reserve. Adrenaline mixed with mountainous landscape beauty, you will have an experience of a lifetime. After a safari truck ride and short hike to the top of the mountain, two separate zipline courses are offered that will zip you through the air over 160 acres of natural undisturbed mountainous terrain.