Alisal Is Made for Kids

While the adults unwind, kids visiting the Alisal Guest Ranch  get to alisal for the kidsdo what kids do best: have fun. From expert childcare available for our “littlest guests,” to chicken-egg gathering, horse grooming, steer head roping lessons at the Barn to Lake BBQ Night for teens only, there’s something for every age at Alisal. Continue reading Alisal Is Made for Kids

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Alisal Legacy & Lore: A Portal to California History, Starting 1810

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The land is nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley bound by a river on the northeast and a coastal mountain range on the southwest. The range barricades the coastal flow, producing warmer valley days and cooler valley nights. The adjacent river and seasonal streams that cross this land abound with annual runs of 10-pound steelhead trout. The rolling hills are dotted with valley oaks and coast live oaks, many of which will live up to 300 years. The verdant glens and riverbanks, shadowed by the mountain backdrop, support healthy groves of western sycamores. Deer graze cautiously, fearing mountain lions, bears, and coyotes. Original inhabitants used this land for Continue reading Alisal Legacy & Lore: A Portal to California History, Starting 1810

Allyson & Darren’s Alisal Wedding Story

imageWhen a bride and groom book Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort for their wedding, it is nothing short of an “experience”.  Because the ranch generally requires an entire property “buy-out”, the legendary hospitality for which Alisal is known achieves new heights , as wedding guests themselves are the recipients of Continue reading Allyson & Darren’s Alisal Wedding Story