The 11 Best Dude Ranch Vacations in the USA

Alisal Ranch: Solvang, California

Situated on an expansive 10,500 acres with the backdrop of the Santa Ynez mountains, this family-owned luxury dude ranch began welcoming guests when the property opened in 1946.

C Lazy U Ranch: Granby, Colorado

C Lazy U Ranch has welcomed guests to its year-round luxury Western getaway for more than 100 years. Located 90 miles northwest of Denver.

The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch: Shell, Wyoming

This all-inclusive, upscale and intimate riding ranch sits approximately 68 miles east of Cody, Wyoming, in the Bighorn Mountains – and boasts nearly 650,000 acr

The Western Pleasure Guest Ranch: Sandpoint, Idaho

Located in Idaho's Panhandle, this cattle and guest ranch sits on land that's been in the same family since 1939. 

Drowsy Water Ranch: Granby, Colorado

This 700-acre family-owned and operated ranch has been offering guests an authentic Western dude ranch experience for more than 90 years.

Tanque Verde Ranch: Tucson, Arizona

This historic property, dating back to 1868, sits on 60,000 acres of desert with 640 acres bordered by Saguaro National Park and Coronado National Forest. 

Rainbow Trout Ranch: Antonito, Colorado

An authentic Wild West adventure awaits during a summer vacation at Rainbow Trout Ranch.

Brush Creek Ranch: Saratoga, Wyoming

Brush Creek Ranch, a 30,000-acre all-inclusive, award-winning luxury getaway destination, is situated between the Sierra Madre Mountain range and Medicine Bow National Forest in south-central Wyoming. 

The Ranch at Rock Creek: Philipsburg, Montana

The 6,600-acre Ranch at Rock Creek offers a luxury ranch experience 20 miles from the historic town of Philipsburg – and the property is nestled at 5,200 feet elevation halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.

The Ranch at Rock Creek: Philipsburg, Montana

The 6,600-acre Ranch at Rock Creek offers a luxury ranch experience 20 miles from the historic town of Philipsburg – and the property is nestled at 5,200 feet elevation halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.

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