When its time for kids to go back to school, many dude ranches offer Adult Only Weeks. We've tracked down a variety of ranches in Colorado and Idaho offering discounts on August and September adult only weeks. As a special bonus, you may even get to view the changing leaves from on horseback!
Viewing the changing leaves from on horseback at Wilderness Trails Ranch in Durango.
Sylvan Dale Ranch- Great Grown-ups Getaway 10% off Aug 18-24, 2013
Sylvan Dale Ranch in Loveland, Colorado has reserved the week of August 18th just for grown-ups. Leave the kids at home and save 10% off the all-inclusive price. During this Adults Only Dude Ranch week, enjoy six comfortable night's of lodging with plentiful, ranch-style meals. Round up cattle, savor steaks at Cow Camp, relax beside the river, and dancing till the wee hours.
Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, Idaho- Adult Horsemanship Week Sept 8th, 2013
The heart of the Adult Horsemanship Week at this Idaho guest ranch is a hands on approach where you experience the true pleasure of caring for and learning about our four legged working partner. At Western Pleasure Ranch you'll be educated through individualized arena instruction, have fun with horseback games, and relax on scenic trail rides through open meadows, tall pines, and witness spectacular views. Lodging options include cozy lodge rooms with private baths or a secluded log cabin in the woods. This Get-a-way package is bargain price at under $1000.
Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, Idaho- Adults Only Week Sept 15-20, 2013
Leave the kids at home and enjoy five nights of grown up fun at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch! Allow the beauty of Northern Idaho's Panhandle to rejuvenate you as you trail ride through open meadows, quiet forests, and slow moving creeks. Cowboy up with team cattle sorting, cattle drives, arena games or, if you wish, private and semi private lessons in the arena. Take a morning to enjoy a relaxing spa treatment or try your hand at skeet shooting. Evening activities may include archery, wagon rides, a scenic boat cruise on Lake Pend Orielle, or old fashioned cowboy music around the campfire. This week includes lodging, meals, horseback riding, a relaxing spa treatment, and evening entertainment. From September 15-20, 2013 the cost is $1150 per person, plus tax.
Drowsy Water Ranch- 15% off during Adult Only Weeks starting Sept 1st and 8th, 2013
Book a vacation at Drowsy Water Ranch in Granby, Colorado September 1st and September 8th during adult only weeks and get 15% off. This is a great time to visit the ranch without kids and with fewer guests.
Wilderness Trails Ranch, Durango Adults Only Week for fall colors in 2013
From September 22 - 28, Wilderness Trails Ranch is offering adults only riding vacations to view the changing leaves outside of the Western town of Durango. Spend days in the saddle or on guided hikes to explore the adjoining Piedra and Weminuche Wilderness Areas in fall colors. Many guests visit during these adult-only dude ranch weeks annually. Rates are per per person and all-inclusive for Sunday - Saturday (6-night stay). Shorter stays available depending on availability and dates.
Book this trip! Call 800.527.2624 or email Wilderness Trails. Visit Wilderness Trails website.
Sundance Trail Ranch, September 2nd and September 9th, 2013 – Adults Only Weeks – 20% Off
Explore the Colorado Rocky Mountains from Sundance Trail Ranch, where some guests have been riding the same horse for years. Dude ranch rates include your lodging, all meals, a constant supply of snacks, and all activities including horseback riding, rock climbing and belaying lessons, seasonal white water rafting, and all of the other summer activities listed. These rates do not include 3.7% tax or the tip you may want to leave for the staff, if they delight you.
Book this trip! Contact Dan and Ellen 970-224-1222 or 800-357-4930. Email Dan. Visit the Sundance Trail Ranch website for more details. Don't forget to mention you saw this on Equitrekking to redeem the discount.
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