A Historic Canyon Ride with Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Learn about a historic ride into Dwelling Canyon in the Gila National Forest with Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch in New Mexico.  by Meris Esterly Stout At Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch, located in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico, one of our favorite places to share with our guests is...

North Idaho Dude Ranches Photo Journey

Interested in taking a ranch vacation in Idaho? Travel with us on this photo journey through North Idaho’s scenic panhandle with Western Pleasure Guest Ranch. Located on 1100 acres with tall pines and pretty views of the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountain Ranges, Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is ...

Wyoming Dude Ranches Photo Journey

From mountains to buttes to canyons, take a photo journey with Wyoming dude ranches through diverse terrain in The Cowboy State. One of the great things about exploring the state of Wyoming on horseback is the variety of terrain for riding adventures. The least populated of the lower 48 states a...

A Dubois Wrangler’s Story of Life Changing Ranch Work in Wyoming

A Minnesota raised cowgirl finds working at a Wyoming ranch to be much more than just a summer job. I was in awe of the mountains and of our horses. The snow was grazing the underside of their stout draft bellies. They flexed their powerful muscles pulling themselves along through the thick unfo...

Patriotic Dude Ranch Photo Journey- Happy 4th of July!

Whether it's fireworks, time away from the office, parades, concerts, family gatherings or barbecues, America celebrates Independence Day.  For many people, the Fourth of July means time to horseback ride and for dude ranch guests, this couldn't be more true.  Many dude ra...

Celebrate the Fourth of July at these USA Guest Ranches

You can't get much more all-American than by celebrating July 4th at a dude ranch. Get inspired with photos from ranches across the USA that welcome guests to join in their festivities during the Fourth of July.  While many ranches offer celebratory barbeques, parades and rodeos, horseb...

Ten Ranch Vacations for Cowgirls

Gather up your female friends and family for these ladies-only ranch getaways. By Karen Braschayko Whether lifelong best friends, sisters or recently bonded coworkers, sharing a love of horses and a desire to retreat in nature is fertile ground for a great cowgirl getaway. These vacations are ...

Six Guest Ranches with Photography Workshops in 2017

Enlarge your photography skills with beautiful horses, diverse natural settings and expert coaches by combining a dude ranch stay with a unique photography retreat. By Karen Braschayko When it comes to vacations, personal wishes fall on a spectrum. Where some want a pool chaise with a beautifu...

Romantic Ranch Vacations- 3 Dude Ranches for Romance

Three great ranches for romance. Step away from the modern world find love on horseback! Whether it's for a honeymoon, anniversary, wedding or other special occassion, getting into nature, riding horses and eating well can help sparks fly and keep the romance in your relationship alive. What...

Horseback Ride and Ski at Home Ranch in Colorado

From horseback riding in the snow to taking a morning sleigh ride to feed the horses, winter fun in Colorado at The Home Ranch. Horseback riding in the snow is a dream for many travelers and with the nearly 300 inches of snow The Home Ranch receives each winter, you have plenty of powder through...