Experience Rancho Santa Margarita Y Las Flores
We offer a handful of tours to truly take in the beauty and grandeur of 133,000 acres of historic Californio Rancho. From some of the original adobes nestled in a quiet valley the Chapel, Vaquero bunkhouse and main Hacienda to beautiful gardens and a captivating museum. A tour of the Las Flores Adobe is also available. Below is a list of our offerings, including types of tours, times, and contact information. Please take a moment and learn how you can become a part of our grand history.

Types of Tours

Docent-Guided Public tour includes Basic Tour Route of the Hacienda and grounds (see above)

  • 1st Tuesday of each month
  • 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • 3rd Thursday of each month
  • 4th Tuesday of each month tour of the Las Flores Adobe

Tours are by reservation on a first-come-first-served basis by calling 760-725-5758

Tour time is approximately 90 minutes

For any type of private tour other than the dates above, groups must consist of at least six people and arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance)

Art & Architecture Tour: 75 minutes on the art & architecture at Santa Margarita Y Las Flores to include Las Flores special tour.

Docent-Guided Combination Tours: 2 hours with roughly 90 minutes on the Basic Tour Route and 30 minutes at Rancho Las Flores.

Regular Docent-Guided Tours: 90 minutes on the history of Rancho Santa Margarita Y Las Flores.