Rancho Santa Fe, also known as “The Ranch”, is a census designated place (CDP) in San Diego County of California. Rancho Santa Fe is a peaceful community with rich history and tradition. The downtown area of Rancho Santa Fe is very fashionable with upscale boutique shops, fine dining and expensive homes. Many celebrities, socialites and prominent political figures have a luxurious home in Rancho Santa Fe.
Some of the tourist attractions in Rancho Santa Fe, CA are mentioned below:
1. Rancho Santa Art Guild
The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild was formed in 1993, to support and encourage visual artists in the community. The Art Guild provides funds for art education for local talents. A number of local artists saw a need to organize in order to support local visual artists, those interested in collecting and patrons of the visual arts.
2. Rancho Santa Fe Golf Course
The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club is a world class golf experience course with an eighteen hole, 7,073 yard par 72 courses. The 13,000 square foot golf club house has a dining room, lounge and can also accommodate special events.
3. Rancho Santa Fe Community Center
The community center is a place of fun and learning for all ages. It raises the spirit and benefits of community life through programs, events and services of enrichment, recreation to outreach all ages groups.
4. Timmons Galleries
The Timmons Gallaries originated in 2001; it exhibits the photography of famous photographer Neal Preston. There are images taken by Neal Preston from the 1960’s and beyond. Now, Leigh’s creative vision is showcased of photography, painting and sculpture.
5. Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society
The historical society was built in the 1930’s and is known for collecting, researching, preserving the documents, photographs and artifacts that connects to Rancho Santa Fe to its past. The mission of the society is to educate people of the community.
6. Rancho Santa Fe Library
Rancho Santa Fe Library is a public library located in the center of the village. It serves the local residents by offering fiction books, magazines, reference texts and many more.
7. Rancho Riding Club
The Rancho Riding Club is located on 11 acres in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. It was founded in the year 1946, and now the club features 6-horse free flow exerciser, bow stalls, hot water wash racks and cross ties. The club is a wonderful place to learn horse riding.
In addition to these attractions there are a few more things to do in Rancho Santa Fe such as: Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club, Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, The Country Friends, Fairbanks Rancho Country Club, San Diego Polo Club, Rancho Valencia Resort &Club and Morgan Run Resort and Club.