New Year’s Ranch Vacations- Ring in 2017 in the Saddle

We can't think of a better way to ring in the New Year than horseback riding. These dude ranches are offering travel deals and special events to help you reach that dream and ride! From Arizona to Montana to Colorado, check out great holiday guest ranch vacations.

Circle Z Ranch Cookout

Spend the first part of 2017 in sunny Arizona, cooking out, with Circle Z Ranch.

Ring in the New Year on Horseback!

Elkhorn Ranch, located fifty miles southwest of Tucson in Arizona, is offering an extended New Year's Special. This riding vacation runs from January 2-8, 2017 and includes special pricing for the 6 night week at $1380 per adult, $775 for kids ages 6-15, $926 for kids ages 16-18 and $1278 for each additional adult.

Another choice for riding in the New Year in Arizona is Circle Z Ranch, located in Patagonia. Their New Years Special is from January 4-15, 2017 and offers 215% off their published rates for a Sunday to Sunday stay at $1,765 and Wednesday to Sunday Stay at $1,178*. This is the ranch's quietest time of the guest season, giving guests great attention for scenic and exciting trail rides, great meals, and time to enjoy the season with family and friends.

White Stallion Ranch just announced a New Year’s Resolution Special from Monday, January 2, - Friday, January 6, 2017. Their four night package includes lodging, all meals, horseback riding, ranch activities and airport transfers from Tucson. The special package includes a breakfast ride Tuesday morning, a lunch cookout Wednesday with the hay wagon as your transportation, plus lots of specialty rides like Wine and Cheese, all-day and half-day rides as well as team penning. In addition the ranch is offering daily scenic desert and mountain rides and guided hikes every morning at a cost of $720 per person sharing a double or $784 single for four nights, not including tax and 15% service charge.

White Stallion Ranch New Years Eve

Riding at White Stallion Ranch.

Spend the New Year in the snow in Colorado! Home Ranch offers a luxury ranch vacation week for New Year's from December 27 - January 3. Packages include shuttle service to and from Steamboat Springs Airport, valet ski shuttle service to and from the Steamboat Ski area, groomed Nordic trails, guided backcountry skiing and snowshoeing, hot tubs on cabin porches and at the lodge and sleigh rides.

Home Ranch winter vacations

Skis and sleigh rides at Home Ranch in Colorado.

Colorado's C Lazy U Ranch hosts a special New Year's Eve party with a live band to dance in the New Year during a special week running from December 27 - January 1, 2017. Vista Verde Ranch, located in Steamboat Springs, helps guest square dance their way into the New Year. Travelers enjoy a wine pairing dinner while the kids play and make a mess at the barn party. Everyone meets up again for an old fashion square dance, followed by a firework show outside the Great Room.

Travelers seeking luxury may want to check out The Resort at Paws Up special New Year's Eve extravaganza. It starts with a regal, five-course dinner at Pomp Restaurant and culminates with a decadent breakfast buffet the next morning. In between, there's more food, ice skating, live music, a bonfire, and a fireworks display.

*Prices include tax and service charge. Prices per person for a standard room. Rates are different for cottages and suites.