Dude Ranch History

A Quick History of the Dude Ranch

  One of the questions we are used to hearing from people who are on their first Colorado ranch vacation is: “who came up with the idea for this, anyway?” After all, ranches have been around for a long time, but they were (and many times still are) businesses designed to raise cattle, along with…

Horses and Kids

Book a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation: It’s Good For Your Health!

  [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://www.coloradoranch.com/request-a-brochure/?_ga=1.217974613.296415248.1492098360″ text=”Request A Free Brochure ” ] Have you ever gone on a vacation and come back feeling worse than when you left? That’s unfortunate, but it happens. The stress of travel and planning meals, activities, etc can leave you tired out and worn down. In other words, they can create the…

Couple Retreat

Is it Time to “Jump Ship” on Your Normal Vacation?

Are you cruising towards another ho-hum family vacation? Looking for a break that requires less in the way of packing and travel, and brings you more real adventure in return? You might be surprised to know that some of our biggest dude ranch fans are couples, families, and vacationers who have also tried many other…

Mountain Strolling

How to Fit More Vacation Into Your Vacation

  [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://www.coloradoranch.com/request-a-brochure/?_ga=1.217974613.296415248.1492098360″ text=”Request a Free Brochure” ] We like to remind families, couples, and anyone who needs a break from day-to-day life that it’s hard to beat a Colorado dude ranch getaway. That isn’t just because we offer a unique mix of thrills, scenery, and even garden fresh meals. As it turns out,…

Gourmet Ranch Food

7 Things Foodies Love About Colorado Ranches

When most people think of the food they would find at a working ranch, they tend to imagine dusty cowboys eating beans cooked over a fire, or big steak dinners held in log cabin lodges. While those are certainly romantic and iconic notions, they aren’t really up to date. As it turns out, visiting a…

Ranch Fishing

This Dude Ranch Seems Fishy…

What if you didn’t have to decide between a family vacation and an unforgettable fishing trip? What if you could get away, catch a few new trophies in a serene mountain setting, and unwind with dozens of other fun activities while keeping your kids happy? The fishing available on and near our vacation ranches in Colorado might…

Booking Your Ranch Vacation on a Budget: Insider Tips

Booking Your Ranch Vacation on a Budget: Insider Tips [maxbutton id=”1″ url=”https://www.coloradoranch.com/request-a-brochure/?_ga=1.217974613.296415248.1492098360″ text=”Request a Free Brochure” ] Visiting a Colorado dude ranch is likely to be one of the most affordable vacations you’ll ever book. That’s because you can save money on international travel, cruise ship fees, along with the huge (and often unexpected) expenses…