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Dude Ranch 101

Seeking Your Next Adventure as a Couple?

Dude Ranches are the Answer!

Why go for boring when there are over 90 carefully curated western Dude Ranches around North America that are begging for you and your loved one to take the adventure trip of a lifetime this year? No matter if you and your significant other are outdoor enthusiasts, animal lovers or hikers, the options for adventures are endless on our member-based ranches. 

The Dude Ranchers’ Association’s dedication to great hospitality also ensures that while fun and adventurous, your stay will also be comfortable and relaxing. There may be times when you simply want to stay in for a romantic dinner for two!

Kick Up Your Dancing Shoes

A variety of our member ranches provide western dancing lessons. Whether it’s a line dance or a country swing dance, you’ll be sure to have talent to take back home to your local country and western dance hall! Find ranches that offer dance lessons

dancing at a dude ranch

Search for Gold 

Any date activity can have the ante upped when you’re looking for treasure! Whether in Canada or the Rocky Mountains, panning for gold is an exhilarating rush that has fed the Gold Rush fever of lore! Not only do you get to go panning, but you can take your treasures home with you! 

Golfing for Two

If you and your significant other enjoy golfing at home, what better way to enjoy an adventurous vacation full of horseback riding and good food, than to jump outside and compete in a friendly round of golf? Majestic courses with picturesque landscapes, create new memories on some of the best golf courses in the country! Book your Dude Ranch golf getaway.golfing at a dude ranch

Soaring through Ziplines

Take a leap of faith and find yourself soaring above the treetops and through the countryside via zipline at a number of our ranches. Guides will take you on an adventure of a lifetime to see wildlife, domestic animals and great scenery as you fly through the air! 

ziplining at a dude ranch

Go Fish!

Get the opportunity for outdoor sport that you may not get back at home! Getting outdoors and creating memories fishing for trout or salmon will give you the scrapbook-worthy photos you’ve been dreaming of this summer! Up your fishing skills and give a go at fly-fishing at these fly-fishing ranches! Join us any time of year for genuine western hospitality. We guarantee the lodging industry’s highest standards, whether staying in a rustic cabin in the mountains or a top-end ranch resort. Create adventurous core memories with your significant other this year!

fly fishing at a dude ranch

The Dude Ranchers’ Association – All Ranches

Curious about the full list of The Dude Ranchers’ Associations’ ranches? Sort through them using our Find a Ranch tool or choose a ranch by location.

Contact the Dude Ranchers Association: | 307-587-2339 | 1122 12th St., Cody, WY 82414