Articles Tagged 'Dude Ranches'

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Ranch Vacation Tips: Dude Ranch versus Guest Ranch

What is a dude ranch? Why do you call it a dude ranch? How do you define a dude ranch? Is it dude ranch or guest ranch? Well, let Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch answer that for you! by Kelly Burns First, let us tell you a little about the history of ranch vacations. In the late 1800s, rancher...

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These Photos of Ranch Dogs Will Melt Your Heart

Talk about a great place for dogs! Ranch dogs have it made. These melt your heart photos of ranch dogs definitely make us want to travel. by Darley Newman Running alongside horseback riders on the trails, swimming in creeks and streams, getting leftovers dropped at ranch BBQ's and more. Ranch ...

Meet Your Host- Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge in Montana

The Averill Family has been guest ranching for three generations in Montana on the shores of Flathead Lake, the largest fresh water lake west of the Mississippi. Their ranch resort, Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge, specializes in upscale family ranch vacations, welcoming multiple gen...

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Top Jackson Hole Dude Ranches

These top Jackson Hole dude ranches grant diverse choices for families, groups and solo travelers, from trail rides to Vaulting to the ranch where the ABC comedy “Modern Family" filmed. If you want to go dude ranch hopping, the Jackson Hole area of Wyoming is a good pick. While most people...

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Meet Your Host- Tarryall River Ranch

Meet Paula and Colton G. of Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado, where you'll get a western experience that you won’t soon forget. Paulta and Colton have been in the Dude Ranch Industry for a while and know that what makes Tarryall River Ranch so special is it’s excellent horse prog...

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Best Dude Ranches for Teenagers

Top dude ranches to satisfy even your most cynical teen with special programs including horse riding, ropes courses, archery and more for your family ranch vacation. by Darley Newman Would your teenager find spending a week in nature, riding horses and playing games at a dude ranch “chee...

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Dreamy Dude Ranch Interiors- Photo Journey

Dreaming of a dude ranch getaway? Imagine yourself relaxing by a warm fire, perhaps with a nice glass of wine, after a day spent in the wilderness? Looking to add a little ranch style to your home? Check out these photos of dreamy dude ranch interiors and escape to the American West and beyond. ...

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10 Things to Love about Dude Ranch Holidays

What you might enjoy about a dude ranch vacation with your family, group or on your own. by Darley Newman I love a good vacation. Who doesn't? And for me, mixing the fresh air and beautiful scenery in great outdoors with Western hospitality, history, active adventures and friends is a grea...

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Planning the Perfect Dude Ranch Vacation- Travel Tips!

How to plan your dream dude ranch vacation for singles, groups, families and fickle travelers. by Darley Newman Interested in taking an all-American dude ranch vacation? As someone who's taken a lot of them, including girlfriend getaways, family escapes, and wilderness adventures while fil...

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American Dude Ranch Vacations Videos from PBS TV Show

Discover ranches and get tips for planning your summer ranch vacation with helpful and fun videos from Equitrekking's "Great American Ranches" PBS TV show. by Darley Newman Interested in a summer ranch vacation? After exploring ranches and experiencing ranch life in Alberta, Arizona, Hawai...