Most Moms and Dads have more than enough “stuff,” and if asked, they may confess they haven’t even opened last year’s gift. This year, how about thinking a little outside the box when it comes to their special day? Why not consider sending Mom and Dad on a Western adventure vacation to a dude ranch? It’s surely a gift they will never forget. Whether they are traveling with or without the kids there’s the right ranch to fit all vacation plans.
Deals for the Parents
Elk Mountain Ranch is offering a complementary airport transfer (a savings of $375) and a complimentary cowboy hat for Dad during the weeks of June 21 – 28. Goosewing Ranch is offering a 40% discount special off the peak season rates for any package if you book your 2015 summer vacation before Mother’s Day, May 10, 2015. Let Mom enjoy her vacation; They will handle the cooking, cleaning, planning, and organizing, Mom just needs to sit back, relax and enjoying being surrounded by loved ones. Daily adventures and one Massage included in all our packages! For Father’s Day Goosewing Ranch is offering 40% discount special off the peak season rates for any package booked during the dates of June 11th – 28th 2015. Here Dads will enjoy fishing, exploring on UTVs, skeet shooting, and much more.
Kid’s Program for Your Freedom
Majestic Ranch in Durango, Colorado is offering a 30% discount for both Father’s Day and Mother’s Day. They have an awesome kids program so Mom and Dad can spend all the time they want with the kids or some much needed alone time. Here the counselors, who have all worked with kids of all ages before working here, do an amazing job keeping all the kids busy so parents can rest easy while they enjoy their vacation. All kids ages six and up are able to ride trails while younger kids are given the option to ride in the arena. Additionally, kids pan for gold, play laser tag in our Old Western Town, learn to shoot bows and arrows and BB guns, spend time supervised in the pool, take part in a rodeo, and sleep under the stars in Teepee Village. Parents consistently make comments about how excited they are to see their kids, usually glued to their phones and game consoles, playing outside and smiling all day. While your kids will probably need a bath before going to bed, they will definitely sleep well each night.
Pampering for Mom
Enjoy a weekend getaway and treat your mom to a Mother’s Day escape at C Lazy U Ranch. Refresh her body, relax her mind and feed her soul with a serene combination of fine dining and elegant accommodations. For the ultimate pampering mom can take advantage of the ranch’s spa. Flowers will be budding and the trees will be in full bloom as she horseback rides, hikes and mountain bikes across C Lazy U’s extensive trail system. If that’s not enough excitement she can do some fly fishing, shoot trap or archery, tackle the ropes course or zoom across the zip line. Spoil Mom and kick off spring with a fun getaway she will never forget. • DATES: May 8-10, 2015 • 2 night minimum • $375 per adult per night • $125 per child per night 3-17 Fly Fishing for
What Dad does not like spending time on the river bank trying to outsmart the cut-throat trout? Focus Ranch on the Wyoming, Colorado boarder will be offering a fly fishing clinic in 2015. Whether you are new to fly fishing or just needing some tips, this clinic is designed to tailor the content to participants’ needs -providing practical experience. It covers a broad range of skills-novice to experienced. Those who want a thorough introduction to the sport, will receive hands on instruction. Those who are already proficient, may benefit from his guiding skills. Topics to be covered include: fly casting techniques; gear; knot tying; trout behavior; water entomology and flies; river anatomy; fishing strategies, catch and release and trout fishing techniques.
I have often heard “the best part of Memories is making them” and I would have to totally agree. So grad your Mom and Dad and give them memories that will last a Lifetime!!