15 Best Things To Do in Corona, CA: A Fun Guide

Whether you’re a local to Corona or visiting for the day we’ve gathered a fun list of the best things to do in Corona, CA. Fun Fact: corona is Spanish for crown. (Just in case you didn’t know.)

Corona, California is located along the western edge of Southern California’s Inland Empire region. The Corona community boasts many amenities that provide a first-rate quality of life for residents. The City has more than 394 acres of parks, with sports fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, two skateparks and an outdoor pool.

1. Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa: Self Care

Serenity-seekers have flocked to Glen Ivy Hot Springs, an oasis for wellness in Southern California for generations. It’s a place that invites family and friends to spend the day together relaxing: slipping into the mineral water and mud baths, enjoying soothing spa treatments, engaging in wellness-centered activities and dining on chef-prepared spa cuisine.

With spacious outdoor pools and a year-round temperate climate, guests have an opportunity to reconnect with themselves, each other, and the world around them. Stretching across a dozen acres of lush gardens, the spa features California’s only therapeutic red clay mineral bath, aptly named Club Mud. Self Care is always necessary, am I right?


2. Tom‘s Farms: Family Friendly

Tom’s Farms is a family-friendly park with amazing restaurants, farmer’s market, furniture, and a gift store. Plus a steam train, pony rides, a petting zoo & more! A true hidden gem of the Inland Empire. (Their Amusement Park is open on weekends only.)

Tom’s farms really have it all for a perfect day out with the family. I guess you’ll have to find out for yourself and enjoy what Tom’s Farms all has to offer.

3. Big Air Trampoline Park: For the Kids

A more active family activity is the Big Air Trampoline Park which offers high-flying fun for the whole family where you can literally bounce off the walls! Jumping surfaces include trampoline dodgeball courts, slam dunk courts, ninja-warrior courses, launch pads, foam pits, a massive freestyle court, a climbing wall, and much more!

Big Air is like a party nowhere else. You can even book a birthday party or other events at Big Air! They’ve created everything to make it easy on you, fun for the kids, and not mention affordable!

4. Dos Lagos

The Shops at Dos Lagos: For the Ladies

Contemporary al fresco shopping center with a garden feel, a playground & regular community events. With an upscale mix of stores, restaurants, and services, The Shops at Dos Lagos provides an environment of leisure, style and entertainment. The center features a pedestrian-friendly Main Street, store-front parking, a Plaza with seating, and other unique amenities.

The Shops at Dos Lagos overlooks two scenic lakes perfect for taking in the beauty of the surrounding Temescal Canyon while taking a walk through our bamboo bridge or dining at one of our premier restaurants.

Dos Lagos Golf Course: For the Guys

Less than 5 minutes away is the Dos Lagos Golf Course. Prepare yourself for an unparalleled journey in beautiful scenery with a round at Dos Lagos Golf Courselfing experience. Dos Lagos Golf Course has quickly become a must-play in the Inland Empire.

Dos Lagos offers a unique golfing experience as it plays alongside the Temescal Valley River and among the shadows of the Cleveland National Forest. Our mission statement is simple-to provide quality and affordable golf.

5. Rock & Brews: Paint Night

If you’re still in the Dos Lagos area cruise on over to a Paint and Sip Event at Rock and Brews. Whether you’re an art lover, creative, or looking for a fun date night or night out in Corona, you’re in for a good night with The Paint Sesh! Even if you aren’t a painter, come anyways to enjoy some of the best pizza you will ever have!

The Paint Sesh is currently happening once a month. So spread the word and who knows, there will hopefully be more creative nights out! If you want to attend a different paint sesh take a look at our calendar for the latest events.

(P.S. We also do private parting parties! We bring the party to you in Corona, CA.)

Rock & Brews Restaurant is proud to offer scratch-prepared classic American food and an energizing dining experience unlike any other. From their wide selection of craft and local brews to our friendly rock ‘n’ roll experience. They strive to be the unifying force that combines music with the burgeoning craft beer culture.

6. Fender Guitar Visitor Center: Music Lovers

If that wasn’t enough rock and roll for you visit the Fender Visitor Center which offers a full rock n roll music experience. Even the most casual music fan knows the name behind rock ‘n’ roll’s most iconic electric guitars: Fender. The Stratocaster king has been outfitting top rock musicians since 1946, and the company continues to manufacture products at its factory in none other than Corona, California.


Whether you’re a music aficionado or simply someone who loves to see how things are made, the Fender Visitor Center, gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at what makes its guitars so special.


7. Skull Canyon Zipline: Thrill Seekers

Skull Canyon Ziplines is great for tourists and local residents in Southern California. With undisturbed mountainous terrain, over 160 acres of Zipline Park, and four different Zipline courses to choose from you are in for a thrilling adventure.

What is unique about Skull Canyon is our Hands-Free Patented Braking System that allows our guests to enjoy the Zipline and not worry about breaking themselves! Enjoy a fun activity and enjoy the day with your friends and family!

8. Skyline Drive Trails: Nature Fix

Explore Skyline Drive Trail a 10.9-mile out-and-back trail near Corona, California. Generally considered to be a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of about 5 hours to complete. Yikes! Sometimes you need to really enjoy the great outdoors though.

This is a very popular area for hiking, mountain biking, and trail running, so you’ll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.

*Dog Friendly: Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash.

Nature Fix No. 2: Corona Heritage Park:

If hiking isn’t your thing but you’re still wanting a nature fix visit Corona Heritage Park instead. Corona Heritage Park and Museum is a 100% volunteer non-profit organization.

There is a community center for field trips, historic awareness, horticulture and gardening, art studios and classes, programs for addictions, secular, religious, and cultural events, weddings, receptions, community gatherings, and a community leader in organic farming. Phew, that was a mouthful, is there anything this park doesn’t have?


9. Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen: For the Foodies

Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen has cultivated a uniquely flavorful dining experience that incorporates flavors, cultures, and traditions from around the world into modern Mexican creations. They are casual in ambiance, attitude, and pricing.

Their commitment to 5-Star service has earned Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen an impeccable reputation, and a Five Star Award by the Southern California Restaurant Writers Association. Come and satiate your appetite for an exceptional dining experience!

10. Pole Position Raceway: Adrenaline Rush

Pole Position Raceway is a state-of-the-art karting facility in Corona, CA. Their giant 53,000 sq-ft indoor karting center is home to some of the fastest rental karts in the U.S. These are not your casual amusement park rides; their karts produce an amazing adrenaline rush for new and seasoned racers.

(*As long as you are at least 48” tall, you can join the fun.)

The raceway even has junior karts for the young racers and custom-designed high-speed karts for adults. They can handle everything from birthday parties, bachelor parties, and corporate team building events to holiday parties. Whether you simply want to walk in and be scheduled in a public race or rent the entire facility for a private affair, Pole Position Raceway’s friendly staff is ready to serve your needs.

11. SC Village Paintball and Airsoft Park: Action Packed

SC Village is the premier paintball and airsoft park in Southern California while specializing in providing one-of-a-kind paintball service. They cater to everything from the individual player to large groups, to beginners or experienced players. They even provide rental equipment, safety orientations, and excellent customer service!

SC Village offers both Paintball and Paintball Soft on a 100-acre property that boasts 25 action-packed outdoor paintball fields. The fields are named after various locations across the globe that put you in the center of what promises to be the most action-packed and exciting game you will ever play!


12. Mike Raahauge Shooting Enterprises: Shooting Enthusiasts

If you want to turn it up a notch…Mike Raahauge Shooting Enterprises is a one-stop-shop, outdoor shooting range for the shooting enthusiast. This public range has private bays for pistols and rifle, a 100-yard bay for rifles, and a 30-station sporting clays course. There’s even a rental hall and barbecue area available.

Bring your own guns or rent one of theirs. They have options to shoot and rent or purchase everything you need for a great experience at their shop on the premises!

13. Evans Brewery Company: Local Craft Beer

Evans Brewing Company is a family-owned and operated brewery with a 25,000+ barrel capacity, a self-serve tasting room, and an outdoor patio with a food truck proudly serving the Corona Community.

Their taproom features their craft beers on 20+ self-service taps. Have a drink while you play one of their many board games on comfy couches or sit on the balcony and enjoy the view overlooking the brewery. Still, need more? Head on over to the arcade corner and play some games!

14. Live Oak Inn: Rockefellas Live Music

Rockefellas is a rustic space that invites visitors into a world of rock and roll history, live music, and good times. Rockefellas bar is a catalyst for socializing especially when visitors gather around the pool table to play a friendly game of billiards or have their way playing darts or even some ping pong.

Maybe bar games aren’t your thing? No worries there are plenty of areas inside and outside to catch up with good friends or just enjoy the music. That being said there is never a dull moment at Rockefellas bar. So come along for the ride and enjoy your time here.



15. Club 80’s Bar and Grill: Retro Nightlife

Club 80s Bar and Grill, located in Corona is an all-80s Themed Nightclub, Bar & Restaurant. Their full-service bars and grill provide our patrons with the full nightlife experience while Experiencing the Best of the 80s.

This bar features a large dance floor with two bars, an outside patio for smoking, retro arcade gaming, and a stage. The walls are decorated with some of the 80’s prominent artists, combined with some neon lights, it gives this place a nice retro ambiance.

Conclusion: Best Things to do in Corona

Although Corona is a smaller Southern California city there is sure plenty to do when visiting.
Did we miss something? Let us know some of your favorite things in Corona, in the comments. We’re always up for a new adventure!

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