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!
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Family Reunions are rare opportunities to leave the demands of everyday life behind, relax and thoroughly enjoy each other’s company. Your family's meals, games, conversations and shared activities create meaningful moments, soon to become lasting memories.
In additional to our extensive riding program, your family will enjoy rock climbing, hiking, fat tire e-biking, shooting, tennis, swimming, sports court and creative craft classes. You'll find activities for every member of the family to enjoy - with no distractions but the mountain backdrop, fresh air and sunshine.
Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Just a mile from the northwest corner of Yellowstone Park, Elkhorn Ranch is one of the few remaining traditional dude ranches where outdoor activities are the focus each day. We are a family-oriented guest ranch with guests of all ages enjoying time with their friends, new and old, without sacrificing the very special feeling of closely shared family time.
When not riding, children can usually be found playing around the Rec Hall and pond. Hearing laughter and shouts of glee are an integral part of the Elkhorn culture. Kids learn to care for their horses at Elkhorn Ranch. We hope parents and grandparents will have a real vacation at the Elkhorn, as well as a good time enjoying the West with their children. Intimate cabin living, the Monday night bonfire, Sunday and Wednesday area excursions, and the Saturday night square dance are especially nice family times.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
The experience of ranch life at the Spotted Horse is a dramatic departure from the way most people spend their day. The pace is leisurely, with hearty home-cooked meals served in the lodge dining room. Explore the wilderness surrounding the ranch through a float trip, horseback ride, overnight trip or a hike. The quaint saloon hasn’t changed much in 40 years and is located in the main lodge along with a pool table and great room. Indoors or out, the Spotted Horse is an idyllic island of peace and quiet in a busy world.
After the cookout, the grill cools down and the campfire heats up. Some guests compare stories about their stay as others chat with the ranch hands, comfortable with everything they have experienced, reflecting on their memories that will last a lifetime! Others opt to amble back across the river to relax in their cabins and turn in early. The Spotted Horse Ranch is what the West is all about. This guest ranch is an outpost of unpretentious comfort in the center of spectacular mountain country.
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.
Whether it is horse backing riding, team penning, hiking, fishing, skeet shooting, a float trip down the Snake River, swimming, or a pick-up game of basketball we have the ability to provide it all. Build your familly reunion into one that will be talked about for so many years to come! Enjoy an early morning ride through pristine rugged wilderness then reward the adults with an afternoon session of real pampering at the spa with a customized treatment, while the kids run off with the kid's coordinators to create wonderful memories of their own! Lost Creek Ranch is the perfect destination for a family reunion located close to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, there will be plenty for everyone to do!
Did you know that sunny Arizona provides a WINTER SEASON DUDE RANCH EXPERIENCE? Visit Elkhorn Ranch between November – April for a family gathering during the holidays or school vacation weeks! Elkhorn Ranch has 20 cozy cabins surrounded by curious Sonoran Desert plants and animals and ranch raised horses to suit all types of riders. Small rides are organized daily to suit your interests. You can also explore the area with our hiking guide! All-inclusive family friendly rates make it easy to plan a relaxing and adventurous family vacation! Elkhorn Ranch has been family owned and operated since 1945.
At Colorado Trails Ranch, the vacation experience is all-inclusive from the accommodations, to the meals, to virtually all the activities and the gratuity. This makes it the perfect place for family reunions. Everyone has a chance to get together and bond between activities, even share activities. Plus everyone has a chance to do their own thing with a wide variety of activities.
In addition to a horseback riding program for all ages and all skill levels, we have a comprehensive fly fishing program for beginners and experienced fishermen alike. Guests will enjoy our brand new heated pool and hot tub, river rafting, guided hikes, trap-shooting, riflery and archery. We also offer square dancing, a hayride with campfire sing-along, an ice cream social and kid’s camp-out. CTR mealtime is special, whether in our dining room or a cookout in the forest with home cooked meals to please everyone.
Ten Sleep, Wyoming
Red Reflet Ranch in Ten Sleep, Wyoming is a working Ranch and luxury resort where guests are treated like family. On-site activities include equestrian programs, mountain biking, hiking, usage of ATV’s and Side-by-sides, shooting range, fishing, family-friendly activities (climbing wall, natural water park, zip-line), cooking classes, yoga, farm-to-table cuisine and more. Guests stay in well-appointed, private luxury cabins surrounded by jaw-dropping views, abundant wildlife, and 31,000 acres to explore. A family vacation or reunion at the Red Reflet Ranch offers an all-inclusive pricing structure (including alcoholic beverages) and unlimited activities, which guarantees everyone, young and old, will have an unforgettable experience.
Winston, New Mexico
Escape, unwind and reconnect with family, friends and nature in one of the most beautiful places in the world - the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest! Our ranch is unique because of our small size and flexible schedule. Explore incredible deep canyons with crystal clear streams, Ponderosa forests, open meadows and high mountain overlooks. Take a step back in time and experience 1,000 year old pit houses and cliff dwellings! Enjoy our well-trained, responsive, well cared for horses and comfortable tack. Eat delicious meals, make s’mores around a campfire, swim in the creek, play games and make memories together that will last a lifetime!
Come experience the Wild West, only 2 hours from Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Live a western adventure horse riding through unspoiled wilderness surrounded by cactus and majestic mountains. You can rent the whole ranch for family reunions of 30 or more guests.Our all inclusive packages, include outstanding horseback riding, meals, rooms and unsurpassed Western Hospitality. Enjoy campfires at night, gorgeous hikes into the desert mountains, family fun for all ages like mountain bikes, heated swimming pool, hot tub, archery, cowboy action shooting, ATV's, petting zoo and even an authentic stagecoach ride. One of a kind life long memories for the entire family. Bring out the cowboy in you!
Tombstone's only Dude Ranch. Styled as an Old West Town with 18 uniquely designed rooms all high-end and individually furnished. Ride miles of trails where historic cowboys rode in the Tombstone hills, along old, abandoned railroad grade, in and out of dry gulches and washes, and along old dirt roads. Take in the sights that an Apache once saw of the Dragoon Mountains where Cochise had his stronghold plus the spectacular views of the Huachuca and Santa Rita mountain ranges. Burst through the swing doors and step back in time in our Old West style bar and enjoy fun evening entertainment after a hearty dinner. Really get to know the West's most iconic town - Tombstone. Situated only 3 miles away from the ranch the town boasts more history of Cowboys, Indians, Silver Mining, and Gunfights than any other destination in the West.
At Drowsy Water Ranch, family vacations are meant to be celebrated. We welcome all aged children to enjoy and explore Colorado’s Rocky Mountains from the back of a four-legged best-friend. From infants to teens, we offer a program to meet their needs. When the kids aren’t on horses, we focus on outdoor fun: from rafting, to outdoor crafts, to archery and swimming, the kids will hit their pillow each night with a fulfilled yet tired smile. Kids have plenty of quality time with the rest of the family, too. Don’t pass up the chance to celebrate summer with us!
A vacation at the Hunewill Ranch is a great way to relax, rejuvenate, and reconnect with the cowboy or cowgirl within all of us. Horseback riding for all ages and experience levels, is the main attraction. Hiking, fishing, site seeing, roping practice, talent night, square dancing, hay rides, colt gentling, and game night are some of the added attractions. Add to this, comfortable cabins, a relaxed schedule, clear mountain air, a certified massage therapist, nearby hot springs, and great meals; and you get a vacation that helps you remember the parts of yourself that may have become blurred by a hectic lifestyle. Near Yosemite National Park and Bodie State Park. May -October.
Rates include meals, lodging, horseback riding, and activities. Tax and gratuity not included.
Tucked away in the scenic Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, Paradise Ranch offers the perfect setting for a family reunion! Luxury log cabins with fireplaces, outdoor decks & spacious living rooms, heated pool & spa, old western saloon & dining room featuring hearty meals with gourmet flair will bring any family together. Get matched to your own horse for a week, participate in team penning, ride with or without the children & yes, we lope! Excellent fly fishing program with instruction, trout ponds & guided trips are available at the ranch. Paradise Ranch has a perfect slate of activities for famillies to choose from and an atmosphere that will bring everyone together for a vacation that will be talked about for years!
The Gros Ventre River Ranch is located in beautiful Jackson Hole, WY. We love to host multi-generational groups, as there is something to do for everyone. We offer horseback rides catering to guests of different skill levels, and we provide fly fishing instruction on our private two mile stretch of river. For those looking for more relaxation, many guests enjoy reading a book in one of our rocking chairs taking in the view of the Tetons, or taking a walk on one of the many trails surrounding the ranch. Call or email us today for more information and we hope to meet you soon!
C Lazy U Ranch is the perfect reunion location 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, 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 will have something to accommodate everyone.
At Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, experience the spirit of the west on an All Inclusive Guest Ranch Adventure Vacation with your family. The warm, western hospitality, country gourmet dining, and the beauty of Idaho will make your guest ranch stay not just a vacation, but an authentic western experience with memories that last a lifetime. Western Pleasure Guest Ranch’s quality ranch raised horses are perfect for the beginner or the experienced rider. For the non-rider, our many other activities will fill your day with relaxation, education or adventure.
We specialize in personalizing your dude ranch stay to fit you. Relaxing or riveting… it’s all up to you.