My family spent a week as guests of Majestic Dude Ranch, where we felt as if we had starring roles in the television series Bonanza mixed with a little Duck Dynasty reality TV. We can honestly say it was one of the best family vacations we have ever had! Majestic Dude Ranch espouses two things...
Trekaroo spent 2012 reviewing the best family dude ranch vacations across the country (it was a hard job, but someone had to do it!) We are excited to provide you with this handy guide to our favorite ranches and why they are so special as family friendly vacation getaways.
Have you ever taken a vacation where you literally felt like you stepped back into a different time? Visiting the YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center took us back into a different era, one centered on family, kids, and nature while simultaneously bringing all three together.
Hospitality is a family affair at Quarter Circle U Rankin Ranch in Caliente, CA. It's a dude ranch where riding experience isn't necessary, a great children's program entertains all ages, and you can unplug.
Tarryall River Ranch in Colorado is like chicken soup for the soul. My kids wanted to move here. In addition to twice-daily rides, there was trap shooting, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, a petting zoo, crafts and more.
We heeded the call for adventure and headed west for a week-long stay at The Home Ranch. This all-inclusive dude ranch in Northwest Colorado is ready to play host to any adventurer who enjoys great food.
Are you planning an all-inclusive family vacation with school-aged and teen kids? Luckily for you, this age group reigns at all-inclusive resort properties! They will find no shortage of activities, programming, and amenities at resorts everywhere.