Press Releases and Story Ideas

Dude Ranchers' Association Official Press Releases and Approved Story Ideas

The term 'dude ranch' usually brings to mind images of cowboys and cattle drives, a la the popular 1991 comedy, "City Slickers." In reality they are all this and much, much more. There's no shortage of storylines here – from bro-cations to reconnecting with family to eco-friendly practices – the possibilities are endless. Below please find a list of the latest press releases featuring the DRA and its accredited ranches, along with a sampling of story ideas. Let us know if you need assistance with a story you don't see listed here.

Press Releases

Story Ideas

  • Reconnect with Family
    A dude ranch vacation guarantees plenty of time to bond and spend time as a family, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Ecotourism
    Dude ranches have been the pioneers of green living and green vacations for many years.
  • Adventure Enthusiasts
    Dude ranches are the perfect destination for outdoor adventure seekers – think rock climbing, cattle roping, zip lines, ATVs, white water rafting and more.
  • All-American, All-Inclusive 
    The original all-inclusive, all-American vacation experience, dude ranches are rooted in American tradition and principles.
  • Girlfriend Getaways
    Skip Vegas and plan a luxurious getaway for the girls that's anything but ordinary.
  • Health/Fitness
    Revive your spirit, body and mind with a dude ranch vacation, and return to your daily life more fulfilled, alive and inspired than ever.
  • Bro-cations
    Guys can fulfill their boyhood dream of being a cowboy with a rustic outdoor adventure at a dude ranch with their best buds.
  • Meetings and Retreats
    Dude ranches are a unique and unexpected choice for corporate retreats, sales meetings, annual conventions and more.

We can put you in touch with hosts and owners of our ranches, as well as guests that have had particularly memorable experiences while vacationing with DRA ranches.

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