Known For: Ontario is a growing city with lots of commerce and activities that are partaken in by people all over Southern California. The Ontario Mills Mall, Citizen’s Business Bank Arena, and the Ontario Convention Center are all major points of interest and entertainment for families all over the Southland.
Area: Ontario is in a prime location to reach both jobs and schools near or far. The city houses the number one alternative to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Ontario International Airport, making getaways easy to get to. Ontario is houses a Metrolink station (The Metrolink is a train that runs back and forth between Los Angeles and San Bernardino), as well as an Amtrak station for families looking to travel the country by train.
Ontario’s vast and diverse population is serviced K-8 by the Ontario-Montclair School District, and 9-12 by the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Ontario is home to twenty-five Elementary Schools, six Junior High Schools, and four High Schools. It also houses various private, independent, trade, and military schools.
Ontario is centrally located between Pasadena City College, Citrus Community College, and Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) to the West, and Chaffey College to the North East. All schools are easily accessible by car, bus, or Metrolink allowing every member of the community to grow and prosper.
Ontario is gifted with easy access to three major freeways: Interstate 10, Interstate 15 and and Interstate 60, making Ontario a great suburb for citizens that commute to one of Southern California’s major cities. With multiple entrances and exits onto each Interstate, Ontario is well equipped to deal with the needs of commuters.
Recreation: Ontario really has something for everybody. The Ontario Mills Mall is an outlet shopping center that houses over 250 stores and restaurants, as well as two multiplex movie theaters. The Citizen’s Business Bank Arena houses hundreds of stadium events throughout the year, including home games for the Ontario Reign (AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings), Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (G-League affiliate of the Los Angeles Clippers), and the Ontario Fury (participants of the Major Arena Soccer League). The Ontario Convention Center plays host to hundreds of exhibitions, trade shows, and conferences throughout the year. Ontario is also home to numerous Parks and recreational facilities both in and outdoors for kids and adults to partake in. The city is also a short drive away from all of the amenities found in Upland , Rancho Cucamonga, and Claremont.
Disneyland: 30 Miles, 44 Minutes
Los Angeles: 37 Miles; 52 Minutes
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Big Bear: 68 Miles, 1 Hour, 48 Minutes
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