Equitrekking Vacation Guide, Great Dude Ranches, Guest Ranches, Cattle Drives and Riding Vacations

Luxury

Arizona

Ride year round in Saguaro-studded deserts, tall pine forests, or open mountain meadows. Come experience the beauty and history of the Old West with an Arizona dude ranch vacation!

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Montana

Flathead Lake Lodge is the perfect setting for multigenerational family vacations.

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Georgia

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia, Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is a premiere destination offering an abundance of outdoor activities, wildlife, and sporting diversities.

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Granby, Colorado

The perfect family, corporate, and wedding desitnation, we have something for everyone: muli-level trail rides (from instructional to lope), a full kids program, Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lessons on the stocked pond, or on the 2 mi. of private stream, a full service spa, and 5-star, gourmet meals, to name just a few- stay 3 nights or a full 7.

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Ireland

Nestled on 1,000 acres, Castle Leslie Estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity, adventure and is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback.

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Colorado

Colorado Cattle is an adult only (18+), real working cattle ranch with the amenities of a five star resort.

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Dude and Guest Ranches in Colorado

28 Colorado Guest Ranches offer 3-7 night ALL INCLUSIVE vacation packages. Explore the beautiful Rocky Mountains as they were meant to be seen: on horseback!

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Ireland

Connemara Equestrian Escapes provides luxury equestrian vacations with a cultural twist in Connemara, on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

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Ecuador

A 17th century luxury eco-farm with superb organic food, hiking, mountain biking and 3 to 10 day horse riding vacations, only 2 hours from Quito. 

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Uruguay

There's a secret spot in Uruguay, completely surrounded by hills and amazing landscape: Pueblo Eden...And not too far away, a paradise for horse lovers ... Haras Las Tordillas!

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Colorado

The Home Ranch, located 18 miles north of the lively Western town of Steamboat Springs, CO in the stunning Elk River Valley, is the only Relais & Chateaux dude ranch in Colorado, as well as an Orvis-endorsed fly fishing lodge, and offers equestrian travelers an all-inclusive, gourmet getaway to “One Of The 1,000 Places To See Before You Die.”

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Torrey, Utah

Utah riding vacations in Capitol Reef National Park and Utah Canyonlands with longtime backcountry outfitter featured on Equitrekking. Camping trails rides or inn-to-inn vacations.

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Cusco, Peru

Peru horse treks across the Andes lodge-to-lodge to Machu Picchu. See Peru peaks and glaciers on this guided riding holiday and Peru adventure vacation.

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Montana

Since 1929, this Montana ranch resort has been welcoming guests for horseback riding in Paradise Valley, Children’s Program, Sporting Clays, Yellowstone Tours, Rock Climbing and more.

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Vermont

Riding vacation at Vermont mountain resort. Beginners or experienced riders enjoy trail rides, lessons in English or Western, cross country jumping, dressage.

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Wyoming

Traditional Wyoming Dude Ranch with legendary riding, great food, quality cabins, blue ribbon fly fishing and terrific kid’s program.

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Africa

Polo Safaris offers a unique African polo holiday combining farm polo in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, with safaris to some of the most exquisite destinations on the continent.

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New Zealand

Luxury sporting lodge and private estate on New Zealand's North Island combining some of the world’s finest fishing, hunting and horseback riding lessons and treks with top-notch accommodations, gourmet cuisine and fine wines.

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Mexico

Horse riding in Mexico! Unique Rides, Cultural Outings, Colorful Markets and Great Hospitality in the Mexican Highlands. The thing that sets Rancho Las Cascadas apart from all other ranch holidays is the versatility of the riding experiences offered to all levels of rider combined with luxury and outstanding natural beauty.

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Colorado

Authentic Guest Ranch in Colorado, offering fly fishing, horseback riding, skeet shooting, a kids program and more.

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Virginia

Salamander Resort & Spa brings elegant luxury as a premier equestrian resort in the Virginia wine country, just 40 miles from Washington, D.C. in Middleburg.

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Italy

Horseback riding tours in Sicily. Ride through mountains, forests, ancient villages, castles and feast on Italian foods and wines as you explore the unique environments of Mount Etna and beyond.

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British Columbia, Canada

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort is an exclusive, intimate hideaway where horses, nature, and luxury entwine in the wilds, for a journey beyond the ordinary!

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Arizona

Arizona guest ranch with great rates, wonderful family atmosphere, weather and horseback riding.

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Tucson, Arizona

Located on 640 acres of Sonora Desert with a backdrop against Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest, Tanque Verde Ranch provides an authentic Western experience to all their guests.

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California

Located in Santa Barbara Wine Country, California’s premier guest ranch resort with 73 accommodations, golf, horseback riding, spa, fishing and tennis.

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Wyoming

This upscale Wyoming working cattle ranch vacation is at one of the bigger and older ranches in the area. With over 300,000 acres of land, it offers a diversity of terrain for exceptional horseback riding vacations while striving for excellence in hospitality, lodging, and culinary pampering.

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Montana

The Ranch at Rock Creek is a luxury destination guest ranch that brings together upscale amenities, limitless outdoor activities and distinctive accommodations while providing an authentic “True West” lifestyle without sacrificing true comfort.

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Greenough, Montana

Premier Montana luxury ranch resort. Horse ride the land where Lewis & Clark once trod, fly fish in sparkling waters, enjoy world-class cuisine and wine, or relax in a the ranch spa. 

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Colorado

Vista Verde is a luxury ranch in Steamboat Springs, Colorado offering a variety of activities in addition to an in-depth riding program.

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Oregon

English riding holiday in the beautiful Oregon wine country, coastal mountains and Oregon Coast. Ride on the beach on these six-day small group horseback vacations.

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Wyoming

The Wyoming Dude Ranchers’ Association represents the best dude ranches in Wyoming!

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