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Historical Park

The Adobe is beautiful. The rooms are decorated with period furniture and furnishings; the gardens... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Vista, California
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Keyhole experience to old California

Wonderful to find old California in your own backyard. It is fun to imagine living here with horses... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
Escondido, California
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Jan 15, 2019
“Historical Park”
Oct 7, 2017
“Keyhole experience to old California”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2210 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083-1400
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

The Adobe is beautiful. The rooms are decorated with period furniture and furnishings; the gardens are gorgeous and the facilities are quaint. I wish there were snacks and perhaps beverages for purchase. There are trailheads that you can use while parking in the dirt lot....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cjbisesto
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Wonderful to find old California in your own backyard. It is fun to imagine living here with horses and other animals back in the old days. Think about how the music must have sounded from the old veranda? How much fun to play up in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JustinaTucson
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This is a fascinating historical home. We did the self guided tour and the grounds and house are immaculate. The literature provided was interesting and covered the entire house. it was fun to imagine what the area must have looked like 200 years ago! The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank obx_honu
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

I arrived after closing hours and could only explore the exterior. Definitely need to return for their docent tour. What I did see is a fabulously maintained Rancho, built in 1852. The house, I read, is 7,000 square feet and furnished. There is a small...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Annette M
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We have lived near Rancho Guajome Adobe for 40 years and it just keeps getting better. It was open during restoration and it has always been interesting. There are authentic period furniture pieces and tools, and lovely garden spaces. Our visiting family members really like...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank one4julio
Reviewed January 25, 2017

I love to hear the old stories, hear the history and see the architecture. This place has a lot of history for the area and it's a great place for a wedding venue. Check out the hand hewn beams in the stable area. Very cool.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank habikat
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are anywhere near this site, it is an opportunity you really shouldn't miss. The home, originally built in 1857, is beautiful and furnished with artifacts that tell a story of family life from another era. It is part of the County park system,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank GramsOf5
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Rancho Guajome Adobe County Park is a treasure. The old adobe home is almost 7000 sq. ft. with 28 rooms. We took the self-guided tour and really enjoyed seeing all the antique items in the home. It's hard to imagine how people lived back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank R2K2E
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Adobe has come back to life with beautiful restorations and family events - also weddings! Their buildings are fixed up - 28 years ago the only restoration was the chapel. GREAT new landscaping shows what grows well in our drought.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Nancy J
Reviewed March 14, 2016

A great place to visit to get the feeling of what hacienda life was like in the 19th century. The courtyard garden is beautiful and the rooms have enough furniture and fixtures to bring the place to life. This is a county park and exceeds...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Robin T
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Teresa B
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Response from Nancy J | Reviewed this property |
Rancho House tours are $3 the rest of the time.