Articles Tagged 'Colorado Guest Ranch'

New Year’s Dude Ranch and Horseback Riding Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — October 28, 2013
Looking to do something different to ring in the New Year? Get out of the city and experience the Western, the exotic and the fun traditions at ranches and horseback riding destinations that offer celebrations on New Year's Eve. by Darley Newman From Mexico to Colorado and Israel to Arizona,… Read more »

Dude Ranch Recipe- Tillie’s Pancakes from Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — August 26, 2013
A standout dish that guests at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch love is Tillie's Pancakes. Get the recipe for this Colorado ranch breakfast. guest post from Susan Jessup (Sylvan Dale's owner) My mom, Mayme, nicknamed “Tillie” by my Dad (both pictured right), was a great cook and an exceptional baker. She… Read more »

The Broadmoor’s Ranch at Emerald Valley Now Open

Dude Ranch Blog — August 6, 2013
The Ranch at Emerald Valley has opened! Learn about this new Colorado guest ranch with resort amenities. The new and highly anticipated Ranch at Emerald Valley has opened! Located in the Pike National Forest, this wilderness hideaway offers rustic luxury tucked into the mountains at an elevation of more than 8,000… Read more »

Learn about gymkhana- games on horseback- from Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 20, 2013
Learn about gymkhana- games on horseback- popular with riders of all abilities across the nation, including at American dude ranches. by Cassidy Lundmark It’s gymkhana time at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch in Loveland, Colorado! For those of you who do not know what a gymkhana is, it is an event in… Read more »

Three Great Wilderness Dude Ranches- #3 Elk Mountain Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 6, 2013
Experience a high altitude horseback riding adventure at Colorado's Elk Mountain Ranch, one of three great wilderness dude ranches. Located in Buena Vista, Colorado in the remote heart of the Rockies in central Colorado, Elk Mountain Ranch is a guest ranch with high wilderness charm. A two hour drive from Denver or… Read more »

Meet Your Host- The Ranch at Emerald Valley

Meet Your Host — April 15, 2013
Learn about a new Colorado guest ranch created by The Broadmoor… a true wilderness experience with Five Star flair. Eight miles into the Pike National Forest from The Broadmoor Resort Colorado Springs, Colorado, lies a brand new guest ranch-- The Ranch at Emerald Valley. This wilderness enclave offers a chance… Read more »

Ranch Recipe for Easy Chocolate Truffles

Dude Ranch Blog — March 2, 2013
When you think of decadent chocolate desserts, you may not immediately think about food at a dude ranch, but modern dude ranches have caught on to the foodies craze. Many have well-trained executive chefs ready to prepare everything from gourmet cookouts to more formal plated entrees, including Vista Verde Guest… Read more »

Colorado dude ranch vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — November 19, 2012
Horse riding, line dancing and food on a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch. by Darley Newman There are a lot of great Colorado dude ranches, where single travelers, couples and multi-generational families can saddle up and ride the West. On a road trip through Colorado, I stopped… Read more »

Ranch Recipe- Pumpkin Cheesecake from Vista Verde Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — November 9, 2012
Vista Verde Guest Ranch's Chef Chol shares a ranch recipe for scrumptous Pumpkin Cheesecake- a great holiday dessert! by Alana at Vista Verde Guest Ranch   There is just something about fall that says, “Bring on the pumpkins!” Muffins, pies, lattes… it’s seems everywhere you go, you find this autumnal… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Colorado Trails Ranch

Meet Your Host — September 29, 2012
Think the dude ranch vacation on which you're taking your family doesn't have a long-term impact? Jeanne Ross went to a dude ranch as a 10 year old little girl and grew up to be the general manager of Colorado Trails Ranch, a Colorado dude ranch located in Durango. Her… Read more »