There is some amazing history in the USA, and what better place to learn all about it than actually AT the site that you are learning about!
The Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area is an incredible insight into local history. Did you know that the ranch is one of the valley's OLDEST and most grand ranches? In fact, there is 17 acres to explore. The site contains 13 original buildings, as well as a barnyard, historic orchards and a rose garden.
The ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, so you know that it's important! It's also known as the "Showplace of the Valley", and when you see it, you'll know why.
Kids and families have a great time here, because the Sahuaro Ranch offers tours, activities, and exhibits, all keeping the history of the valley alive.
There is a lot to learn as the history of the ranch starts from all the way back to 1885!
The site offers FREE historic tours too, which is an amazing way to learn all about the history, and what you are seeing. The tours will take you back to the Main House, which was built between 1891 and 1898. Kids can learn all about the history of not only the building, but the peope who lived there.
History has never been so fun!
The Historic Area also has events across the year, so keep an eye on what's happening - from art shows to heritage festivals. They are often free, and great fun for the family!
So get stuck into history and allow it to come alive again at the Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area in Glendale!
The site are dedicated to preserving the history of the area and the ranch for the future. Local history is important to them.
There is plenty to choose from in the surrounding area of Glendale, so why not grab something to eat before or after your tour!
Keep an eye out for the free historic tours. There are tours of the main hour, and the ranch site.
For groups over 10, call ahead and reserve a spot on a tour. It's a great way to learn instead of a book! There are also educational field trips with modules specifically for history
The historic area is surrounded by greenery and nature, so why not take a picnic and enjoy it on the grounds under the sun?
Give the a call before you head out to check the accessibility of the tours and house.
Some of the events have an admission charge