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Rancho Los Alamitos

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Historical, Beautiful and Welcoming!

Loved the welcoming ushers here! The horses are huge and beautiful. I also enjoyed the Native... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2015
Proverbs16-9T
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Long Beach, California
Learn About Long Beach, CA History!

Learn about one of the early ranches in Long Beach history. See how people lived at Rancho Los... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
Rosita T
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Long Beach, California, United States
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Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six agricultural buildings, working blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens and a rambling adobe ranch built in 1800.
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6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

Visiting the Rancho is a lovely way to spend an afternoon. It is quiet and uncrowded, but parking is limited. Stop by and spend some time.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

Loved the welcoming ushers here! The horses are huge and beautiful. I also enjoyed the Native American video and the map of old Southern California that showed the Native American tribes. Thanks for your hospitality!

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank Proverbs16-9T
Reviewed July 31, 2015

We had no idea this was open to the public (and free) until we met with others at a meeting there. We wandered the gardens. Impressive. I've never seen a tree so large (and so old). Great stop to take in a bit of California...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Learn about one of the early ranches in Long Beach history. See how people lived at Rancho Los Alamitos.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Rosita T
Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you want to visit a little slice of what life was like during the Spanish/Mexican period in California history, this is a must see. The Rancho and the homestead grounds have been preserved.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful grounds, fun to see various animals (horse, goats, rabbits, etc.), great tour of the house.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

We arranged for a docent tour for a group of friends. We toured the rancho, had a wonderful lunch and then toured the gardens. The docent was VERY knowledgeable and interesting. the food was yummy and reasonable. I think the tour was free. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank jkf11
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I volunteered for years here on Hispanic cultural projects. It is a great place to spend an afternoon. Educational and historical programming are great.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a very nice place to visit. Especially if you go on 'festival' days. Normally you enter a gated community and let the guard know that you are visiting the Rancho and park on the property. If it a 'festival' day, you park at...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank hoho92649
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Having grown up in Long Beach, this was a great place to visit and see more about the history of the area and what it looked like back in the days...

Date of experience: July 2014
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Food only allowed in parking area, there are tables. visit web site listed for full information. Enjoy this historical site in Long Beach. Stupid tripadvisor won't let me list website. Search item below for full... More
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