Visit Rancho Los Cerritos

Mar 24, 2020

Welcome to Rancho Los Cerritos, a historic site managed by La Historia Society. If you are passionate about history, heritage, and immersing yourself in a rich cultural experience, you have come to the right place. Located in the heart of Long Beach, California, Rancho Los Cerritos offers a glimpse into the past, allowing visitors to explore the beautifully preserved adobe house, lush gardens, and engage in educational programs that bring history to life.

Step back in time

With roots dating back to the early 1800s, Rancho Los Cerritos is a true treasure trove of California's history. As you stroll through the adobe house, you'll be transported to a time when cowboys, ranchers, and early settlers roamed the land. The meticulously restored rooms are filled with period furnishings, paintings, and artifacts, providing an authentic experience of life during California's Rancho era.

But it's not just the adobe house that captures the imagination - the expansive gardens surrounding the property are equally as enchanting. Take a leisurely walk along the garden paths, admire the vibrant flowers, and relax in the shade of the ancient trees. You'll feel a deep connection to the land and its storied past.

For those seeking a deeper understanding of the history and heritage of Rancho Los Cerritos, organized tours are available. Knowledgeable guides will lead you through every nook and cranny, sharing intriguing stories, legends, and anecdotes that will leave you captivated.

Immerse yourself in educational programs

At La Historia Society, we believe that history should be both informative and engaging. That's why we offer a variety of educational programs for visitors of all ages. From hands-on workshops to interactive exhibits, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Our educational programs cover a broad range of topics, including California history, native plant identification, traditional crafts, and more. Whether you are a student, a teacher, or simply someone curious about the past, our programs will leave you with a deeper understanding and appreciation for the rich heritage of Rancho Los Cerritos.

Plan your visit to Rancho Los Cerritos

Ready to embark on a journey through time? Planning your visit to Rancho Los Cerritos is easy. We are conveniently located at 4600 Virginia Road in Long Beach, California. With ample parking and easy access, getting here is a breeze.

Before your visit, be sure to check our website for the most up-to-date information regarding opening hours, admission fees, and any special events or exhibits. We recommend allowing yourself plenty of time to fully experience all that Rancho Los Cerritos has to offer.

After exploring the adobe house and gardens, take a moment to visit our gift shop, where you can find unique souvenirs, books, and handmade crafts, all inspired by the rich history of the site. Proceeds from your purchases go towards supporting the preservation and educational programs at Rancho Los Cerritos, ensuring that future generations can continue to learn from this remarkable place.

Join us in preserving history

La Historia Society is dedicated to preserving Rancho Los Cerritos for future generations. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of individuals like you to continue our mission. Consider becoming a member or making a donation to help us maintain this historic site and offer educational programs to the community.

At Rancho Los Cerritos, the past comes alive. We invite you to step into the history books, immerse yourself in the stories of the people who called this place home, and discover the beauty and wonder of Rancho Los Cerritos. Plan your visit today and let us transport you to a bygone era.

Jo Hudson
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