Rancho Los Alamitos: Where History Comes to Life

Bench and Clay Pots and Geranium Red Flowers

Tasteful garden bench and red geraniums at Rancho Los Alamitos

Long Beach, California
Latitude: 33.777007, Longtitude: -118.106964
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Rancho Los Alamitos is a great historic landmark and off the beaten path destination near LA. An escape from the urban life and a glimpse of the complexity and richness that shaped the history of Southern California, Rancho Los Alamitos offers quite a revelation. Located at Long Beach, California, a trip to this place will open one’s mind to the essential natural elements, expansive grounds, water, and fresh air.

One of the features that one notices immediately upon arrival to the Rancho Los Alamitos is that the area is well maintained and cared. This neatly preserved site is a result of the meticulous labor and effort that went into the repair and restoration of the ranch. The established and documented attributes of the early landscape and features of the ranch were thoroughly analyzed and constructed to recreate that authentic ambiance. The charming Horse Barn adds to the scenic magic of the area. You can take pictures of animals here that will remind you of your visit.

Lush garden with an old banyan tree
Lush garden with an old banyan tree

Easily accessible by car or bus, this place also provides one the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sights and scenery through an exclusive tour. A trip to the Rancho Los Alamitos Long Beach is incomplete without stopping at the gift shop. One can find several eye-catching items such as jewelry and decorative tiles that make interesting souvenirs and gifts. The shop also carries books describing the history of the place.

A Charming White Statue
A Charming White Statue

Rancho Los Alamitos meaning ‘Ranch of the Little Cottonwoods’ takes one back to the time of farming and ranching, to an era that familiarizes one with the Spanish and Mexican influences. A place where history and architecture blends, this ranch definitely earns a spot in the list of must-visit places.

A Majestic banyan tree trunk and roots, Rancho Los Alamitos
A Majestic banyan tree trunk and roots, Rancho Los Alamitos
Red and white building and inviting veranda
Red and white building and inviting veranda
The Intricate Network of Tree Branches
Huge banyan tree in the gardens
White Wall with Lovely Red and White Flowers
White Wall with Lovely Red and White Flowers
An Ornamental Sun Dial, Los Alamitos Ranch
An Ornamental Sun Dial, Los Alamitos Ranch
A curious white horse
A curious white horse
A Sheep Relaxing on the Barn Floor
A Sheep Relaxing on the Barn Floor
A Brown and Black Goat in the Ranch
A Brown and Black Goat in the Ranch
A Black and White Goat, Rancho Los Alamitos
A Black and White Goat, Rancho Los Alamitos
A Black and White Goat Reaching for some Greens
A Black and White Goat Reaching for some Greens
Old reddish barn with hay
Old reddish barn with hay
Beautiful relaxing grounds at the ranch
Beautiful relaxing grounds at the ranch
The Rancho Los Alamitos Entrance Sign
The Rancho Los Alamitos Entrance Sign

  20.07.2017 by FPImages

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