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Rancho Oso RV & Camping Resort

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3750 Paradise Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our 5th camping trip since last year and was 2nd overall (1st was Yosemitte). Overall its a great resort. The only thing I didn't like was that the general store didn't open until 10am while the state campgrounds' stores open at 8am. Other than this inconvenience, everything else was awesome. We stayed at the Safari Tent -- it... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my favorite Thousand Trails resort we have stayed at so far. The views are spectacular from every campsite. The dog & bull show on Saturday morning was so much fun and we always love candy bar bingo. The pool area is very nice and my kids really enjoyed mini golf. Also, the staff is very nice and friendly.... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time using a Thousand Trails RV Resort. We don't own an RV and so we were so excited that Rancho Oso RV & Campsite Resort offered cottages. All of the staff were friendly and accommodating. The resort was clean and well kept. The resort location is 30 minutes from Santa Ynez/Solvang and Santa Barbara. It's a... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of four stayed in one of the rental cabins while my parents stayed in their RV. Our cabin was perfect for a week at the campground. It was clean and fairly well stocked. It had a queen bedroom and our two teenager slept up in the loft on bedding pads that came with the cabin. Not a whole... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of five (including 3 kids ages 10-14) just spent 6 days at Rancho Oso in one of their newer cottages. While the cottages are pretty small, they have all of the basics for a great getaway. In addition to a kitchen and full bathroom, the cottages also are air conditioned and have satellite TV. We spent a lot... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Beyond my expectations, we are a family of 5 and had a wonderful time. The staff at the horse ranch went above and beyond. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the horseback riding experience. Facilities were well kept, activities were awesome and the pool was great! We've already booked 2 more weekends this summer. Vincent Alonzo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

What a wonderful campground. Great staff, great park and just so peaceful. There are trails you can easily navigate, horses to ride and admire, plus a scenic view from your RV.The entry road has curves but we were able to navigate with our 40 foot fifth whee. Go forth and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We love this place, part "Parent Trap" part Summer Camp plus horse's. The setting's majestic, and the pools are cool, we're just Mad about the Stone Lodge's weekend breakfast "gimme gravy". After a hardy meal we always mosey on over to the game room and play a feisty game of ping-pong. If you're looking for a family get away or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was a awesome trip.I had the safari tent which had electricity and we slept on cots and the tent was made of wood and canvas.We ate dinner at the stone lodge and the food there was good but not very good.

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La Palma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from Rancho Oso Resort and had an amazing time with my family. We stayed in one of the covered wagons and my kids loved it. We went horseback riding and the horses were well trained and we felt very safe. Our wranglers, Sabrina and Cookie were very nice and made sure we were safe during the entire... More 

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