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Est. 1926

The Dude Ranchers' Association

Who We Are

Dude and guest ranches offer an all-inclusive vacation experience like no other destination. The Dude Ranchers’ Association was formed in 1926 to preserve this special way of life and the wonderful environment in which dude ranching takes place. When you vacation at a Dude Ranchers’ Association member ranch, you can be sure of a quality vacation. Member ranches endure a rigorous inspection and approval process that ensures guests are treated to genuine western hospitality combined with the lodging industry’s highest standards.

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Ride the West with the Best

Dude ranches offer vacation destinations perfect for every traveler, including solo travelers, multi-generational families, corporate events, and more. Explore the Western United States and Canada at one of the 90+ DRA member dude ranches.

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Adventure Awaits

Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, swimming, zip-lining, white water rafting, rodeos, cattle drives, western dancing, fine dining, and so much more await your discovery on your next dude ranch vacation. On a dude ranch, there are activities for anyone at any age!

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Begin the Journey

Embark on your next greatest adventure at a DRA member dude ranch. It truly is the vacation that will keep you coming back.

We All Ride Together

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