Great Arizona Ranch Vacations for Winter Travels

We've definitely enjoyed beating the winter blues at Arizona dude ranches, so were excited to see that so many Arizona Dude Ranch Association ranches are offering travel discounts this winter, including for the holidays.

From saguaro studded hillsides in southern Arizona to pine forests in the northern part of the state, there's diverse terrain and history to explore on horseback. While horseback riding is the main focus for all ranches, others offer hiking, cycling, golf, tennis, cooking lessons and even spa services.

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Riders soak in the Arizona sun horseback riding at Tanque Verde Ranch.

Below are some of the Arizona dude ranch travel deals. Learn about all the special packages, travel discounts and themed weeks on the Specials page of the Arizona Dude Ranch Association website.

Elkhorn Ranch, which offers half and all-day rides, comfortable cabins amidst Sonoran vegetation and birds, hearty food, and camaraderie, is offering a variety of special discounts. From December 1 - 22, 3013, guests receive the winter quiet rate that discounts about 5% off of the normal weekly rate. The ranch also encourages travelers to bring the whole family with no charge for children 5 and under, and 45% discount for kids 6-15 & 35% discount for teens 16-18 off of normal weekly rate. The ranch is also offering a Digital Photography and Natural History Workshop January 19 - 26, 2014. Click for details.

Flying E Ranch in Wickenburg is offering a variety of special deals. Featured in Cowboy & Indians magazine “Best Of The West 2011″ Working Dude Ranches, this ranch rests on 20,000 acres on high desert hills. One of Flying E Ranch's upcoming deals is a 20% discount the first 20 days of December! The ranch is also offering a special week, the 7th Annual Cowgirl Hideout Week January 9th - 12th, 2014. For the holidays, there a Christmas Celebration. Whether you are a single person looking for that special place to go for Christmas, a couple who just want to take a holiday get away, or a family looking for adventure, the Flying E invites you to be a part of the ranch family. Click for details.

Rancho de la Osa, one of the last great Spanish haciendas still standing in America, is offering 20-30% off regular rates on a 4 or 7-night stay through November 2013. Click for details.

Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, a ranch resort with horse riding, tennis, mountain biking and a spa, is offering the chance to save money on your travels. Book for May 26-September 2, 2014 and receive a gas credit on your reservation. Click for details.

White Stallion Ranch, a historic dude ranch located between Phoenix and Tucson, is offering reduced rates December 1st - 19th, 2013. Click for details. They are also offering a special Cactus Cowgirls Ride Again adventure January 19-26, 2014. Click for details.

Check out more Arizona Ranch Discounts and Specials.