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Outstanding Historical Place

You really get a good idea how the Johnson's lived their lives at the ranch while LBJ was in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Lovely place

Lovely atmosphere. Great scenic drive. Interesting visitor's centre. Good, informative tour. Well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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100 E Ladybird Ln, Johnson City, TX 78636
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You really get a good idea how the Johnson's lived their lives at the ranch while LBJ was in office. This was their retreat, as they spent 400+ days at the ranch in the 6 years he was President. To take the tour of the...More

Thank L R S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. Great scenic drive. Interesting visitor's centre. Good, informative tour. Well worth a visit.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started with a visit to the visitors center in Johnson City, which gave a good overview of LBJ's life. We then took the guided tour of his boyhood home. After that we took the self-guided tour of his ranch, & the ranger led tour...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through Johnson City and stopped at the visitor center. The ranger encouraged us to head out to the LBJ Ranch before it closed. It's about 15 minutes out if town. You get a free pass at the State Park to drive around...More

Thank Thetravelingtoads
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick visit to see how LBJ lived as a young boy and how it affected his life and mission in politics. Free tours available throughout the day.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, I confess that I am a history buff and a fan of Democratic Party politics and have read just about everything that's been written about LBJ. So, when my other half and I were spending the week in San Antonio, there was no doubt...More

Thank pwallace67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can see why the president spent 30% of his time here. It was really cool to see his boyhood home, his school, his house, his grand parents house and his grave just right there all together right by the river. We really enjoyed the...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're making a run through the Texas Hill Country, add the LBJ Ranch to your visit. You won't be disappointed. You will see the one room school he attended, the family cemetery, the ranch, a museum, presidential jet and automobiles, and the first Texas...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act, oversaw the enactment of Medicare and kept President Kennedy’s promise to send astronauts to the moon. But regardless of your politics, this is a great stop to look into the lives of a larger than life icon of American...More

Thank christopher2050
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Loved seeing where LBJ and Lady Bird raised their two daughters! We were too late the tour was started ! Nice video!

Thank Gail H
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Response from Melody L | Reviewed this property |
You’ll want two hours for the house tour and exploring the grounds.
Scott R
13 December 2017|
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Response from Hoosiercritic | Reviewed this property |
Web site says no. Most if not all NPS facilities are closed Christmas day.
Jania B
21 October 2017|
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Response from cleo1LasVegas | Reviewed this property |
This is a drive-through park, where you can get out of your car and take pictures. You CANNOT bring pets on the tour of the home itself, nor any of the attractions. Pets will have to stay in the car.