Reagan said of his beloved Santa Barbara, California ranch, “No place
before or since has ever given Nancy and me the joy and serenity it
does.” President Reagan’s Rancho del Cielo, his home for nearly
twenty-five years and the Western White House for eight, is a window
into the soul of Ronald Reagan. But what if the Reagan Ranch had been
lost? Future generations would have been robbed of the chance to visit
the Ranch and “meet” the real Ronald Reagan.
why Young America’s Foundation is preserving and protecting the Reagan
Ranch and using this historic presidential property to pass on to our
children and grandchildren the ideas and lasting accomplishments of this
A visit to the Reagan
Ranch dramatically deepens a young person’s understanding of our 40th
president. Young America’s Foundation is committed to utilizing the
Reagan Ranch, along with the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa
Barbara, as a campus to teach young people about individual freedom, a
strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.
invite you to explore these pages to dig deeper into this property’s
rich history and to understand how you can help ensure that the
conservative principles Ronald Reagan championed are passed on to the
next generation of leaders.
Ron RobinsonPresident, Young America’s Foundation