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Rancho Los Alamitos

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Interesting and FREE!!!

This is a true treasure in the Long Beach area and it is FREE!!! In today's world, that is almost... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2013
Huntington Beach CA
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
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
+1 562-431-3541
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

This is a true treasure in the Long Beach area and it is FREE!!! In today's world, that is almost impossible to find. It is in a gated community near Cal State Long Beach, but there is easy access at the guard gate and free...More

4  Thank hbchick
Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood next to California State University Long Beach this Rancho is one of two in Long Beach. Our docent led tour was very informative about the history of the Rancho and the local area. New visitor center, gardens, stables and...More

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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Response from BobandMargie G | Reviewed this property |
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