Articles Tagged 'Colorado'

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Special Ranch Vacation Weeks in May and June 2018

From night sky viewing to western cattle drives, join these special weeks at ranches in May and June. Shangrila Guest Ranch, Virginia- Mother – Daughter Retreats in May and June Ladies and young ladies, come join us at Shangrila Guest Ranch for a 5 day / 4 night mother – daughte...

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Meet Your Host- Rawah Ranch in Colorado

Located in Northern Colorado, just south of the Colorado and Wyoming border in the Laramie River Valley, historic Rawah Ranch rests in the pristine Roosevelt National Forest. Western cabins built to fit into the natural environment welcome guests to enjoy fly fishing on glacial rivers, hiking amid...

8 Reasons to Enjoy Christmas at a Guest Ranch

Why not live out a bit of the horsey holiday dream? Experience Christmas on a dude ranch. by Karen Braschayko I confess that I have a deep weakness for Christmas movies, especially the kind with snowy forests in the background and storylines that wrap up neatly with a sparkly bow. Festive deco...

9 Great Ranches for Thanksgiving Celebrations

Leave work and worrries behind, and let a guest ranch take care of the Thanksgiving holiday magic. by Karen Braschayko When Halloween frolics past and leaves fall rapidly, our thoughts turn to family time around cozy fires and glorious Thanksgiving feasts. Of course, Thanksgiving c...

Adults-Only Dude Ranch Vacations Autumn 2017

by Karen Braschayko These ranch weeks offer fall fun tailored for adult guests. For grownups seeking a quiet break after a hot, busy summer, a dude ranch vacation in the cool mountains can be a refreshing diversion. Many guest ranches offer customized adults-only weeks once the kids are back i...

Three Great Guest Ranches for Seniors

Gather family and friends for a reunion or enjoy some off-season quiet – these guest ranches are great choices for senior adventurers. By Karen Braschayko Whether traveling alone, in a group, or with generations of family, senior vacationers tend to favor guest ranch opportunities with a...

Air Out Your Spirits at the Laramie River Ranch

A vacation away from technology at Laramie River Ranch on the Colorado and Wyoming border, riding horses with Rocky Mountain National Park views. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home.” John Muir&n...

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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 ...

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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...