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Rancho Los Alamitos

6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
+1 562-431-3541
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So Beautiful and Historic

I love to come here when I'm a little blue and walk the garden paths. It is so peaceful even when... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2013
Mary D
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Long Beach, California
Love this Peaceful Place

Looking for something to do with your family or parents? Come visit RLA and enjoy the beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2013
Trails4GMZ
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Long Beach, California
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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 October 16, 2013

I love to come here when I'm a little blue and walk the garden paths. It is so peaceful even when its got lots going on like today. Several tour groups were being shown around by the knowledgeable docents but still the paths are beautiful...More

3  Thank Mary D
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

Looking for something to do with your family or parents? Come visit RLA and enjoy the beautiful gardens and animals. The visitors center is beautiful and they have a wonderful gift shop. We booked a family luncheon which was delicious and reasonable cost. This is...More

2  Thank Trails4GMZ
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

This is one of the few truly historic and nice homes in the area that is still standing and in very good condition. It is lovingly maintained by the organization that operates it and keeps it open to the public. The fee is small. There...More

1  Thank Observer333
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Off the beaten track and not well publicized. My wife found it on the web and we had a quiet weekend to visit. This is an old California treasure. I don't know that it will have alot of appeal to non Californians. We've lived here...More

1  Thank Ian B
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Do not miss this fantastic treasure of California history. Varied terraced gardens, barns, and tour the grand home. The guides fill you with interesting history lessons of this area and the Rancho, Take time to enjoy a stroll through the gardens, the newly restored barn...More

1  Thank bonbuild
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

Great place to take the family, one of the original Ranchos of early California. Newly restored buildings, milking parlor, barn, this beautiful old house is a real treasure.

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Reviewed September 18, 2012

I went here with my son and my baby and we all enjoyed it. The gardens aren't really huge but they were a good size for a 7 year old. We did do the tour which took about an hour to get through which was...More

1  Thank Kelly P
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Reviewed August 28, 2012

A summer 'field trip' led us up Bixby Hill to this historic ranch. What's left of Rancho Los Alamitos (7.5 acres) is just a fraction of the original land grant, but there's still plenty to see and explore. As a first time visitor, we signed...More

Thank Shimadog
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

I was looking for somewhere to take eight of my friends on a "mystery" day trip. I had typed "gem in Long Breach" on my google search and, voila, up popped Rancho Las Alamitos! What a wonderful surprise nestled in a gated community. Who would...More

2  Thank Kathyjune
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

The peace this rancho emits is amazing Many activities for kids and adults alike History abounds from the minute u step into the grounds

2  Thank maryl49
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