Media Coverage

Media coverage of the Dude Ranchers' Association, member dude ranches & guest ranches

Please see below for a sampling of recent media coverage featuring the Dude Ranchers’ Association and our member ranches. You can also read about how we can helpstory ideas and press trips for our member ranches. Or return to the Press Room.


2019 Media Coverage - Time to Book Your Vacation, & Multi-Generational Family Vacation Ideas for 2019 - What Is A Dude Ranch? Why I Spent My Time Off In The Snow Instead Of The Sand - 8 Awesome, All-Inclusive Resorts that You Don’t Need a Passport to Visit 

AAA Colorado - 2019 Summer Fun Colorado Dude Ranches - Best American Riding Ranches for your Next Vacation  - Mentions and links to the DRA and five DRA ranches - For Multi-generational Travel, Think Outside the Mouse  - Mentions dude ranches

Indiana Gazette - Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: A country inn, dude ranch and mountain hideaway marks 100th anniversary - Featured C Lazy U Ranch

The New York Times - Levi’s, Whose Jeans Are a Rugged Symbol of Americana, Prepares to Go Public - Mentions dude ranch vacations - Here are 7 dude ranches to visit in Upstate NY - Mentions the DRA - Park County Travel Council expands marketing campaigns  - mentions dude ranches

Luxurytravelersguide - Dude Ranch Vacation is the way to enjoy Eco-tourism in the US West - Included the DRA and seven DRA ranches

Better Homes & Gardens - Here’s How to Plan the Best Family Vacation, Based on Your Personality - Mentions and links to the DRA

TakingtheKids - Taking the Kids -- a Different Way to Have Some Fun in the Snow - Mentions three DRA ranches and the DRA - Multi-Generational Family Vacation Ideas for 2019 - Mentions - 12 Top-Rated Family Vacations in the US - mentions Tanque Verde Ranch

Luxury Travelers Guide - Enjoy the Best of Dude Ranches in Winter.  - These 10 Dude Ranches Make for Magical Winter Vacations.,, Bostonherald, thecourier, along with several other smaller papers - 5 Expert Choices for Winter Vacation - they included dude ranches. – Dude Ranches: Western Adventure Vacations of a lifetime. & - Your Kids Won’t Be Bored on These 30 Fun Family Vacations- Included Triple J Ranch!!

Familyvacationcritic – Ten Winter Vacations that will make you forget about skiing. Included C Lazy U Ranch. – Wyoming Dude Ranch, Eatons’ Ranch. - 10 Family Vacation Destinations Better Than Disney – Dude ranch vacations were listed first.

Matadornetwork – Family Trips We Love for 2019 – Dude ranches made the list.

Luxurytravelersguide  - White Water Rafting Float Trips at Dude Ranches. - They posted several dude ranch stories this past month featuring several DRA members.

We3travel - 10 Best Vacations for Teens – dude ranches made the list

Themeetingmagazine - Connecting Through Team-building

luxurytravelersguide - The most interesting things to do during a trip to the Grand Canyon. Highlighting Arizona ranches.

Only in Your State - There’s Something Special About These 9 Wyoming Farms from The Past

The Passport Chronicles - Why Your Next Vacation Should Be A Dude Ranch!

Luxury Travelers Guide - How to enjoy the best road trip to Yellowstone National Park

The Travel Channel - 10 Mindful Vacations That May Change Your Life - A dude Ranch Vacation was one of the 10. - 25 Best All-all-inclusive resorts in the United States - dude Ranches made the list - 5 Activities for Teens at a Colorado Dude Ranch - Press Trip - Why These Awesome Multi-Sport Vacations Should Be Your Next - Dude ranch vacations were included as an option.

National Geographic - Top 10 Things to do in Montana - included DRA ranches. - 3 Nature-Centric Escapes: Fall in Love with the Great Outdoors - The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the United States for Families - 13 Family Vacations That Are Better Than Disney World    

USA TODAY: Wyoming Dude Ranches Sell ‘Horses, Hats, History and Hospitality’  - There are so many things to try and experience at a dude ranch.  Denim and Diamonds: An unforgettable escape at Dude Ranches with your BFF - 15 All-Inclusive Resorts That Literally No One in Your Family Will Complain About - America’s Best Dude Ranches with Women’s Programs and Events.

National Parks Traveler print and on-line - Saddle Up For Your Next National Park Escape

The Atlanta - Girls Just Want to Have FUN

Star - 5 ideas for grandparents to consider for a getaway with the kids 

Luxury Travelers Guide – Would You Consider the Idea of Having Your Wedding on a Guest Ranch?

Luxury Travelers Guide – Denim and Diamonds: An Unforgettable Escape at a Dude Ranch with your BFF

Visit USA Parks – Kick off Your Boots for an Authentic Dude Ranch Vacation!

Elite Equestrian Magazine - 5 ways the DRA Curates your Travel Experience

Chicago Parent Magazine and Website – Mother – Daughter Dude Ranch Getaway

National Park Journal – Yellowstone – Find Your Inner Cowboy and - 51 Great Summer Family Vacations

The Atlanta Journal – Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Horses, Hats, History, Honesty, Heart, and Hospitality Make It a Dude Ranch Vacation

National Parks Traveler Guide – Ride off into the West and a National Park from a Dude Ranch - Wild West Dude Ranches: 14 of the Best Places to Reconnect with Your Family - Dude Ranches for an Unforgettable and Luxurious Vacation - Tools for the Traveler – Taking Advantage of Shoulder Season - Most Luxurious Dude Ranches 6 Dude Ranches Across The Country To Escape To This Fall With Your BFF 10 Fun Family Vacations for Multigenerational Travelers What is the Difference Between a Dude Ranch and a Guest Ranch? Also included a video “Why horse lovers need to watch this” Dude Ranches are Real So Saddle Up Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Roundup, HOME IMPROVEMENT's Debbe Dunning to Star in New Adventure Travel Series for RFD-TV all about Dude Ranches.

Financial Advisor Magazine 10 Exclusive Ranches For Discovering Your Inner Cowboy  Finding the Wild West in Wyoming  Wanna Try Glamping In A Covered Wagon? Go With Goosewing Ranch 50 Farm Stay Vacation Spots for Families in Each State Alternatives abound for non-skiers in Ski Country Why Luxury Dude Ranches Are the New Glamping Dude Ranches Where You Won't Exactly Be Roughing It & Seattle Times 5 guest ranches with cozy cabins, campfires and lots of horses, & Ten places you can reconnect as a family

Albuquerque Journal Guests Ranches offer visitors an Old West experience The Great American Family Holiday On a Dude Ranch 


2018 Media Coverage - 10 Reasons to Plan a Family Dude Ranch Vacation – Five Reasons You’ll Love Your Next vacation - Mentions the DRA and dude ranches – The Hotels and Resorts to Book for 2017's Total Solar Eclipse - Listed several ranches in or near Jackson, Wyoming – The Hotels and Resorts to Book for 2017's Total Solar Eclipse -  Same as above – 7 Best Dude Ranch Vacations

Sunday LA Times, Travel section - November 6th – Why Luxury Dude Ranches are the New Glamping – Alternatives Abound for Non-Skiers in Ski Country

Adventure Outdoors Magazine - Advertisement on page 139, Fall 2016 – Saddle Up with Dude Ranchers' Association – Family-Friendly Fitness Vacation Spots to Hit before Summer’s Over – The Best Ranch Vacations of the West – Nine Quarter Circle Ranch: Wholesome Family Fun near Yellowstone National Park

The Culture Trip – The Best Ranches In the US - On a Different Kind of Snow Vacation

The Culture Trip - The Best Guest Ranches in the US - Nothing to Do but What We’re Doing - 5 Dude Ranch Family Vacations to Experience - Dude Ranch Style – Family Fitness Vacations - 5 Beautiful Dude Ranches You’ll Want to Live At - Arizona Vacation with Kids  - Great Family Summer Vacation Ideas - Family Fitness Vacation Spots to Hit Before the Summer's Over – The 5 Best Places for a Family Vacation This Summer – How to Connect Kids with Nature on FamilyVacation – Find an All-Inclusive Family Vacation to Fit Any Budget – 5 Family Vacations That Don’t Involve Disney – 5 Adventures for Dad This Father’s Day – Family Bonding Dude Ranch Style Concrete Cowboys & Cowgirls Escape New York this summer for DUDE RANCH Destinations! 

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