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White Stallion Ranch

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

At White Stallion Ranch, the personal touch and hospitality of a traditional dude ranch is carefully blended with the service and amenities of a fine resort. Reconnect with nature, family, friends and serenity while riding through the unspoiled desert, rugged mountains and cactus that have brought Hollywood film-makers to the ranch for over 70 years. White Stallion Ranch has been featured in 27 Hollywood films dating back to 1939.

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White Stallion Ranch

 

White Stallion Ranch is a proud member of the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame as the #1 property in Tucson for 5 consecutive years. White Stallion Ranch is situated between Phoenix and Tucson, making it easy accessible from Arizona’s two major airports.

The Place for Family Fun

White Stallion Ranch is a wonderful place to bring your family. They welcome children and have many family fun activities such as rock climbing, basketball, hiking, tennis, volleyball, swimming, hayrides  and even have a petting zoo. After the family has fun playing outdoors, they can relax after dinner in the fun recreation room. There are many games to choose from which includes a foosball table, a pool table,  shuffleboard, air hockey and board games. There won’t be a moment where your family isn’t occupied and having a wonderful time.

Family vacation

White Stallion Ranch also has a special Cactus Kids Summer rate .This ranch is one of the few places left in the world where your children are safe to go about their day without you.  After introductions have been made, you’ll find them off with  their new friends for various activities.  Do you have little toddlers? Well if they are under 5, they stay for free.

The Ranch for Horseback Riding Enthusiasts

If you are hoping to get a lot of time in the saddle, then White Stallion Ranch is the perfect destination for you. With one of the largest privately owned herds in Arizona, they have a horse for every experience level from first-time trailblazers to life-long riders. In addition, guests are carefully matched with their horse for the duration of their stay, based on riding experience, height, weight and riding ambitions.

Horseback riding

White Stallion Ranch offers a wide variety of horseback riding excursions. If you are a beginner, go on one of their Slow Rides. This is the best way to see the desert flora and fauna and experience the ecosystem of the Sonoran desert. You’ll ride all week and never use the same trail twice on their walking rides. If you are a more experienced rider and want more of an adrenaline rush try one of their fast rides. Intermittent walking and trotting allows you to catch your breath and enjoy the scenery. If you want to learn or improve your riding skills, White Stallion Ranch also offers lessons with their patient and knowledgeable wranglers. You have the choice of group or private lessons. Also, try their Wine & Cheese or Beer and Cheetos rides where you ride into a secluded spot with your group and enjoy your chosen beverage and snacks.

What is more Western than an old fashioned hayride.? Every Wednesday, climb aboard their hay wagon, decked out with hay bales for seats and powered by a magnificent team of draft horses and head towards your special lunch spot. There you will enjoy “All American” hamburgers and hotdogs cooked over a fragrant Mesquite fire with all the trimmings

Hayride

For all the female horseback riding enthusiasts out there, White Stallion Ranch offers their popular Cactus Cowgirls events for women five times a year. You’ll have your very own horse that you can groom, bathe, learn to saddle and ride. There will be plenty of riding and lessons so it’s a perfect time to improve your saddle skills.

 Accommodations

The ranch has a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. The accommodations are beautiful western-themed casitas with views of mountains, gardens and, of course, the horses. White Stallion Ranch as 41 guest rooms and also The Hacienda, a lovely and private four-bedroom, three-bathroom home perfect for larger families or small groups.

White Stallion Ranch

 All your meals and snacks are included in the nightly rate. Fresh, quality ingredients go into the meal options at White Stallion Ranch. Their homestyle meals are sure to please many palates and they can accommodate special diets with advance notice. Coffee, cappuccino, hot chocolate, hot and cold teas and lemonade are available all day.

White Stallion’s all- inclusive vacations offer great value for all the activities they offer your entire family. Be sure to book early as their special packages and holidays fill up quickly.

Happy Trails!

 

Bar 10 Ranch’s Unbelievable Grand Canyon Packages

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

The Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and probably the easiest Wonder to visit if you’re located in North America. It’s also a great place to revel in the American lifestyle as it’s considered home to the oldest national park in the country and over 4,800 archeological sites. On the other hand, it gives nature lovers a lot of memories they can immortalize on film. However, you can double your fun by staying at the Bar 10 Ranch.

Grand Canyon

Located on the north rim of the Grand Canyon, the Bar 10 Ranch is a dude ranch that offers true Western hospitality and never-ending adventure. But that’s not even all you can expect at Bar 10 Ranch; the following are the main activities and tour packages you can enjoy at the dude ranch.

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RanchSeeker’s Photo of the Week: White Stallion Ranch

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

White Stallion Ranch is a traditional dude ranch located in Tucson, Arizona that has been in the True family for almost fifty years. Nestled at the base of the beautiful Tucson Mountains on 3,000 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert you will be surrounded by rugged mountains, cactus and unspoiled desert. With several different rides to choose from first-time trailblazers to life-long riders will have ample time to enjoy the beauty of the desert from atop a horse. The True family has one of the largest privately owned herds in Arizona which means they have the right horse for every guest.

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White Stallion Ranch

The ranch offers activities for guests of all ages and interests from hiking to taking part in a real western rodeo or spending the day visiting local attractions like the Saguaro National Park or going hot-air ballooning, or golfing. After dinner join other guests around a moonlight bonfire with a cowboy singer and learn about astronomy using large telescopes. There is also line dancing lessons, nature and animal programs, watercolor classes with their resident artist Ute Vaughn and Loop Rawlins’ Wild West Show of Trick Roping, Whip Cracking & Gun Spinning.

When not in the saddle, you’ll find plenty of resort-quality amenities to enjoy. Take a dip in their heated pool or relax in the outdoor hot tub. If you feel like exercising there is a fitness room and sports courts. If you are ready to relax then check out the rec room and movie theatre or head to the ranch’s bar where you will find an excellent selection of fine wines, domestic and imported beers, and spirits. Kids and adults alike love the petting zoo and you just might find yourself visiting your new animal friends every day.

The White Stallion ranch is an authentic western guest ranch that has been carefully blended with the service and quality of a fine resort. The True family and their staff look forward to having you and your loved ones visit them on your next vacation.

Happy Trails!

RanchSeeker’s Photo of the Week: Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Come visit Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch located in the heart of cowboy country in Yucca, Arizona, where you’ll come as guests and leave feeling like family. Here you will find that the Old West blends with the new since this dude ranch is set up like a little Western town that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time living the life of a true cowboy.

The horseback-riding program at Stagecoach Trails is second to none. With over 360,000 acres of natural western desert beauty at the foot of the Mohave and Hualapai mountains you will see nothing but beautiful desert scenery surrounded by cactus and mountain ranges. For beginner riders there are slow scenic rides amongst the cactus landscape and for those more adventurous and experienced there is trotting and loping in the desert washes.

Arizona dude ranch

Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch, Arizona

Once you are done riding there are plenty of activities to choose from like renting an ATV for a guided ride in the desert mountains or mountain biking for a quieter exploration of the cactus trails. Hiking is a lot of fun too as there is a lot of native wildlife to see and during the warmer months you can kick back and relax around the pool and take in the breathtaking mountain scenery. On cooler nights guests can unwind around a crackling fire in the courtyard and sing camp-fire songs or swap stories with other guests about their day’s adventures.

Stagecoach Trails Guest ranch promises an authentic dude ranch experience where everyone is welcome. So take a step back in time and join your hosts and their staff for a memorable dude ranch vacation.

Happy Trails!

RanchSeeker Photo of the Week: Flying E Dude Ranch

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Flying E Dude Ranch is located 4 miles west of Wickenburg, near the famous Vulture Peak rock formation and home of the historic Vulture Gold Mine. It is known as “the riding ranch” where the past meets the present and long-time ranch traditions are carried on by your hosts Andrea and Steve Taylor.

Arizona Dude Ranch

Winter-time is the ideal time to visit this Arizona dude ranch. With warm and dry days and cool and refreshing nights this make it the perfect location to escape the snow and freezing temperatures. While visiting the dude ranch you enjoy scenic horseback rides on the 20,000 acres of rolling hills or hike up Vulture Peak and do some bird watching or simply relax by the pool. There are many fun activities to do at the ranch but you could also visit the Grand Canyon which is only a four hour drive or check out scenic Sedona and red rock country which takes 2 hours.

Fying E Dude Ranch provides you with comfortable, western guest rooms for your dude ranch vacation that include wet bars, refrigerators, private baths, twin or king-size beds, along with electric heat and air conditioning. Meals are served up family-style in the dining room and there is a saloon where adults can enjoy BYOB Happy Hour and appetizers before chow time.

Whether you choose to ride, help out on the ranch, see the sights, or just kick back and allow the magic of the desert to relax and inspire you, Flying E Ranch promises an original western ranch experience!

Happy Trails!