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Museum Trip to the historic Rancho Los Alamitos




and the Rancho Los Cerritos

A Trip Back to an Early California Era

Wednesday, Nov. 19th

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum Member Trip

Special Tours of the historic Rancho Los Alamitos and Rancho Los Cerritos

Experience the living story of the historic adobe ranchos of the Spanish and Mexican periods of early California – Docent led tours at ranchos – A fabulous historical trip!

$50 per person - Includes comfortable bus transportation, a delicious box lunch and admission


This exceptional site reveals the early Tongva presence, the Spanish and Mexican periods, the ranching and farming era, and the imprint of 20th century development. A quintessential place for people to experience the living story of southern California, Rancho Los Alamitos is a microcosm of the region, past to present.

Los Cerritos Ranch House, also known as Rancho Los Cerritos or Casa de los Cerritos, was "the largest and most impressive adobe residence erected in southern California during the Mexican period." Los Ceritos means "the little hills" in English. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970.

Bus leaves promptly at 6:45 a.m. from the Museum ~ Please be at the Museum by 6:30 a.m.(snacks/coffee will be provided on bus) Bus will return to museum approximately 7:30 p.m.

  Facility Rental
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  Uncorked: The Evolution
    of Wine in the SY Valley
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  Kimono: Traditions,
    Pattern and Symbolism
  Quilts of Family School
  SYVCH Pictorial History
  Walking Through History
  Hats on Parade
  Women's Fashions in the
    Baby Boomer Era
  Valley Views/Layers
  A Baby Boomer Christmas
  From Painted Caves to
    Mission Arches
  Vintage Wedding Dresses
  Ronald Reagan
  Quilting Thru the Ages
  Down on the Farm
  Rolling Through the West
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  Become a Member
  Volunteer Opportunities


Rancho Los Alamitos & Rancho Los Cerritos