Dude Ranches and Family reunions are the perfect combination!!

Family Reunions at Dude Ranches Offer Fun for Everyone. There is something for everyone to enjoy at a dude ranch and the best part is DRA dude ranches are all-inclusive. Meals, lodging, horseback riding and much more are included in one rate, making it simple to plan and budget for your next family reunion. Surrounded by spectacular beauty, far from the noise and crowds of fast-paced cities, serenity comes easy to each multi-generational family.

Private family time. If your family is just looking to spend time with each other where you can totally reconnect a small intimate ranch where you are the only guests might be just the ticket. Where you ride together as a family, have meals together as a family and just get to know each other again.

Dude Ranches Are Fun for Kids. Most ranches have daily activities offered for kiddos 3+ and many ranches can accommodate infants as well.

Teens Enjoy Dude Ranch Adventures. The teens in the family will have the time of their lives as they zip down a mountain zip line, tube down a rushing creek, or enjoy a ‘teens only’ ride up to a cookout lunch or an overnight camp out.

Adults Have Fun, Too. Adults will find they can do as much or as little as they would like. Unlimited horseback riding, river rafting, superb fishing, fine dining the list goes on and on.

So what are you waiting for? Book you next great multi-generational adventure today!


Eatons' Ranch

Wolf, Wyoming

As a family-owned and operated dude ranch, we recognize the importance and rewards of families spending time together.  Eatons’ is the ideal location for a family reunion. We now have fourth and fifth generations of families as guests.
Here at Eatons’ Ranch, we offer something for everyone; horseback ride on one of our 200 horses, hike, fish, take a refreshing dip in the pool, try your hand at trap shooting and archery or simply sit back and watch the children play under the endless blue sky. Choose to do as little or as much as you like during your stay.

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Rawah Ranch

Glendevey, Colorado

Northern Colorado's Historic Rawah Ranch is an all-inclusive guest ranch located in one of the most scenic & unspoiled valleys in North America. Experience spectacular fly fishing on private waters, backcountry horseback rides, cookouts under the stars, sing-alongs, square dancing and more.

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Kay El Bar Guest Ranch

Wickenburg, Arizona

Kay El Bar is always a good choice for a vacation for the entire family. Make it a reunion! It’s a safe and wholesome environment for kids to be kids. Ride together during the day, and wind down in the hot tub or pool by night. Kids will have fun exploring the ranch, star-gazing, games in the lodge or horseshoes, and the whole family can learn about the surrounding wildlife from our knowledgeable wranglers. Trail riding starts with children 7 years or older.

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Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Loveland, Colorado

Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the "Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches" by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year-round outdoor adventure. Discover Your Inner Cowboy!

Our 3200-acre Ranch in the scenic Colorado foothills is an easy hour's drive from Denver. Conveniently situated near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale's Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado's beautiful Big Thompson River. Trophy trout fly fishing, nature experiences, tennis, swimming, and many other outdoor adventure activities await you.

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Elkhorn Ranch - AZ

Tucson, Arizona

Since 1946, Elkhorn Ranch has attracted families to sunny Arizona for a traditional guest ranch experience.  Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, plus the February and spring school breaks, are family time at Elkhorn Ranch!  Elkhorn becomes a home away from home where everyone enjoys the outdoors, riding, friendship, and the ease of a family friendly vacation where ordering breakfast is the big decision of the day.  Everyone has the chance to relax and enjoy time together, as well as time apart. A perfect week long family vacation or gathering place for multi-generation reunions.

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Bar W Guest Ranch

Whitefish, Montana

Experience Montana’s “Secret Season” at the Bar W!  Late August/early September are an ideal time to enjoy a Montana dude ranch vacation. Locals refer to this window as the “secret season” thanks to the extended summer weather and thinned out crowds. The diverse horseback riding program is suitable for all riding abilities and guests will experience trail rides, working cattle, and rodeo patterns. As a small ranch, the Bar W make it a priority to customize everyone’s vacation.

Guests can combine a visit to nearby Glacier National Park, located 25 miles away and featuring awe inspiring beauty. Take 20% off a 3 night or 6 dude ranch vacation the week of August 26 - September 1.


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White Stallion Ranch

Tucson, Arizona

Family Reunions are rare opportunities to leave the demands of everyday life at home, relax and thoroughly enjoy each other’s company. Your family will enjoy home-cooked meals, plenty of activities and lots of time for conversations, games and special moments.

White Stallion Ranch Reunions provide days of fun and family time in one beautiful location  - with nothing to do but choose your next activity and enjoy your family. This is the perfect setting to get your family outdoors and share some love and appreciation.

For Family Reunions of 15 guests or more, we offer a very special package  - go to www.whitestallion.com/rates/specials/.

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Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

Jasper, Arkansas

It always seems like Mom or Grandma gets saddled with the monumental task of planning the family trip. They have to make decisions like what to eat, where to stay, and what to do on for a number of days for a large number of people. Horseshoe Canyon Ranch's central location, variety of activities, accommodating cabins, and great meals make it the perfect place for a family reunion-large or small. You can't always please everyone... but coming here and letting us do the work is a great start! So....Round up your crew and dust off your blue jeans and boots for an experience at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch! Great horses, great food, some of the country's best rock climbing and an unbelievable staff, ensure that this trip will be one not soon forgotten. Utilizing the natural surroundings of the ranch the high challenge elements are unique. Using the cliff walls and massive boulders we offer a unique and adventurous experience. Something relatively new to the US is the Via Ferrata, meaning "iron way", which is found mostly in European Dolomite and Alp mountain ranges. Using iron rungs bolted into the rock and a fixed cable, you ascend and traverse the sandstone walls eventually tying into the new 2400' zipline "Ironhorse" - one of North Americas biggest and best. Our trail rides cover some of the most beautiful terrain the Ozarks have to offer. Creeks, hardwoods and wildlife are plentiful on the Ranch- all surrounded by large sandstone bluffs. The wide variety of activities and the pristine, secluded nature of the Ranch make this an excellent choice of venue for your family reunion, no matter what size. Let us worry about it so you can enjoy your family. There is something for everyone, so come "kick the city off your boots" at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch.

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Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort

Solvang, California

Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort is a getaway that offers the challenge of two 18-hole golf courses and the natural wonders of a historic 10,000-acre working cattle ranch. Test your skills on our 6,500 yard Ranch Course, known for its tight fairways or the River Course with its serene riverside setting. Beyond the fairways enjoy horseback rides, fitness and spa treatments, hikes, fishing, fine dining and newly renovated accommodations.

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Marble Mountain Ranch

Somes Bar, California

Reunion locations will set the tone of the family reunion you are planning. If you can, try to imagine the difference in flavor and tone of a reunion held at a public park, or at a large theme park, on a cruise ship, or at a private guest ranch. While some of these options make for easy planning with fully catered meals and activity options, the intrusions of large populations from the general public can interfere with private bonding. We ask that you consider the benefits of planning your next reunion at California’s Reunion Ranch – Marble Mountain Ranch. There can be some real value to insulating your reunion group from distracting social and technological intrusions. We are remote enough to offer your family privacy, yet close enough to allow us to provide full service adventure vacations and reunion holidays.

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C Lazy U Ranch

Granby, Colorado

C Lazy U Ranch is Colorado’s premier luxury guest ranch getaway located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Known for its unmatched service and easily accessible from Denver, C Lazy U is one of the few remaining places where family reunions can reunite and experience a vacation far from the stresses of everyday life, filled with the rich traditions of the American West.

C Lazy U Ranch is perfect for large families of all ages.  There truly is something for everyone and every generation.  The property features a collection of luxury cabin accommodations, fine dining, a full-service “Lazy You” spa, and 8,500 acres of adventure. Limitless activities include horseback riding, a second-to-none children’s program, swimming, tennis, guided mountain biking, guided hiking, Orvis endorsed fly fishing, yoga, a zip line and ropes course, trap shooting and archery.  Or you can simply relax by the pool and enjoy the majesty of the spectacular views.  No matter the size of your family we should have something to accommodate everyone and groups of 10 or more qualify for a group discount and the ranch is able to accommodate large families up to 95 people in size.   

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Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch

Shell, Wyoming

We are located East of Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park at the foot of The Big Horn Mountains in the hamlet of Shell, Wyoming.

This upscale riding, horsemanship and adventure guest ranch is limited to approximately 25 guests per week to assure an authentic, personal and fun experience. 
With 650,000 acres to ride in a seldom seen variety of scenery, and elevations ranging from 4,200 to 13,100 feet, this is the ultimate adventure destination.

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Goosewing Ranch

Jackson, Wyoming

A place to disconnect from your daily struggles and reconnect with what is really important: Family, friends, nature, and inner self.

Here at Goosewing Ranch, we combine the lifestyle of ranching in the Wyoming wilderness with many of the modern refinements that make your visit with us especially enjoyable.

At 7,400 feet, the valley is the host to some of North America’s most spectacular game: elk, moose, mountain sheep, antelope, bear, eagles, geese, cranes, and much more, not to mention fantastic scenery. The Gros Ventre River, home to native cutthroat trout, runs through the meadows of our historic ranch.

We invite you to come share this corner of North America’s wildest country just as it has been for over a  hundred years – a working ranch reborn as an isolated retreat deep in the Gros Ventre River Valley.

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Elk Mountain Ranch

Buena Vista, Colorado

Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies with off-the-beaten path charm. Adjacent the Brown's Canyon National Monument. A pleasant two-hour drive from Denver (shuttle service available). A horse to call your own, full-day whitewater raft trip, marksmanship, archery, trapshooting, excursion to Ropes & Adventure Park, van trip to Aspen, mountain biking, square-dancing, hayride, evening entertainment. Massage available for additional cost. Families encouraged to ride and raft together. Unique for its spectacular location, horseback rides of unmatched beauty, variety of activities, superb menu, and intimate capacity. Murphy family's home and passion since 1985. Unbridle your spirit, and rein in the memories.

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