Introduction to Laguna Woods, California
Laguna Woods, California, in Orange county, is 3 miles W of Mission Viejo, California and 12 miles SE of Santa Ana, California. The city is included in the Orange County metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 16,507 people lived in Laguna Woods.
Laguna Woods History
Laguna Woods is both one of newest and oldest cities of California. The city was incorporated in the year 1999 as the 32nd city of Orange County. The average age of Laguna Woods residents is 78. Ninety percent of the city's 4 square miles is contained within the gated senior citizen community known as 'Leisure World.' The rest of the city includes three additional senior residential communities and several prosperous commercial centers.
Laguna Woods and nearby Attractions
- Grand Park
- Wild Rivers Waterpark
- Iglesia Community Park
- San Remo Park
- Santa Vittoria Park
- Laguna Art Museum
Things To Do In Laguna Woods
There are various clubhouses in the city that organize special recreation events for adults and kids. The parks are great places to spend time with friends or family members. You can also catch a movie in any of the movie theaters in the city. Food lovers can have a great time at the various restaurants and cafes located in the city.
Laguna Woods Transportation
Air transportation is available from John Wayne/Orange County airport.
Laguna Woods Higher Education
Orange Coast College serves the city of Laguna Woods.