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The Other Ontario: Ontario, CA

July 15, 2019

Located Southwest of Los Angeles, sits a beautiful 50 square mile patch of paradise known as Ontario, CA. named after the Canadian province of Ontario.

Ontario, CA was founded on 10th Dec 1891 and is part of the greater Los Angeles area. We have our own international airport, parks & cultural centers and several tourist attractions to keep the local’s busy and the tourists happy.

Here are just some of the hotspots in Ontario and a glimpse of what’s in store for 2019:

  • Ontario International Airport

Ontario international airport is reported to be the 15th busiest airport in the US. By passenger count the airport handles roughly 4-7 million passengers a year. Initially named the Ontario Municipal airport later changed to Ontario international airport in 1946. The airport covers 1,741 acres and has two parallel runways. Taiwan & Mexico account for the only 2 international flight arrivals whereas majority of the passengers landing and departing from ONT are domestic.

  • Annual “Pancake & Car Show”

For over 50 years on the first Saturday of June the Ontario Kiwanis and Ontario Rotary Clubs partner up to host the annual “Pancake & Car Show” where attendees, residents of the Inland Empire gather to eat pancakes & view over 400 cars that come to show off their paint job and modifications.

  • Ontario Museum of History & Art

The Ontario Museum of History & Art offers a deep insight to the history and culture of Ontario, CA it’s a welcoming place that reflects pride in who we are, where we live and our legacy.

Mission Statement: Ontario Museum of History & Art enhances knowledge and understanding of our community through dynamic and vibrant experiences.