Articles Tagged 'Colorado Dude Ranches'

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Dude Ranch Recipe- Tillie’s Pancakes from Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

A standout dish that guests at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch love is Tillie's Pancakes. Get the recipe for this Colorado ranch breakfast. guest post from Susan Jessup (Sylvan Dale's owner) My mom, Mayme, nicknamed “Tillie” by my Dad (both pictured right), was a great cook and a...

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The Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley Now Open

The Ranch at Emerald Valley has opened! Learn about this new Colorado guest ranch with resort amenities. The new and highly anticipated Ranch at Emerald Valley has opened! Located in the Pike National Forest, this wilderness hideaway offers rustic luxury tucked into the mountains at an elev...

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Learn about gymkhana- games on horseback- from Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Learn about gymkhana- games on horseback- popular with riders of all abilities across the nation, including at American dude ranches. by Cassidy Lundmark It’s gymkhana time at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Loveland, Colorado! For those of you who do not know what a gymkhana is, it is a...

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Three Great Wilderness Dude Ranches- #3 Elk Mountain Ranch

Experience a high altitude horseback riding adventure at Colorado's Elk Mountain Ranch, one of three great wilderness dude ranches. Located in Buena Vista, Colorado in the remote heart of the Rockies in central Colorado, Elk Mountain Ranch is a guest ranch with high wilderness char...

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Location, Location, Location- Convenient Dude Ranch Vacations

Getting out into nature on a dude ranch vacation doesn't have to mean lengthy travel times. There are a variety of American dude ranches that are located near major airports, meaning once you fly into the area, you don't have a long drive. If you're traveling with a group or kids, this...

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Dude Ranch Children’s Program- Will my kid be bored?

Want more quality time as a family? Wish your city slicker kids could intereact with animals and spend time outdoors? Wonder if you child can go cold turkey and live for a week without online games, Facebook and other high-tech entertainment? Many parents find dude ranch vacations a good choice fo...

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Meet Your Host- The Ranch at Emerald Valley

Learn about a new Colorado guest ranch created by The Broadmoor… a true wilderness experience with Five Star flair. Eight miles into the Pike National Forest from The Broadmoor Resort Colorado Springs, Colorado, lies a brand new guest ranch-- The Ranch at Emerald Valley. This wilderness e...

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Ranch Recipe for Easy Chocolate Truffles

When you think of decadent chocolate desserts, you may not immediately think about food at a dude ranch, but modern dude ranches have caught on to the foodies craze. Many have well-trained executive chefs ready to prepare everything from gourmet cookouts to more formal plated entrees, including Vi...

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Colorado dude ranch vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch

Horse riding, line dancing and food on a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch. by Darley Newman There are a lot of great Colorado dude ranches, where single travelers, couples and multi-generational families can saddle up and ride the West. On a road trip through Colorado, I...

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Ranch Recipe- Pumpkin Cheesecake from Vista Verde Ranch

Vista Verde Guest Ranch's Chef Chol shares a ranch recipe for scrumptous Pumpkin Cheesecake- a great holiday dessert! by Alana at Vista Verde Guest Ranch   There is just something about fall that says, “Bring on the pumpkins!” Muffins, pies, lattes… it’s seem...