Posts Tagged ‘cowgirl getaways’

Cowgirl Getaways at Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Do you have a group of ladies you love to ride with? Join Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch for a Cowgirl Getaway with your girlfriends!

If you have a group of 8-10 people you will have the ranch to yourselves and their undivided attention.

Ride through incredible deep canyons with crystal clear streams running through them. See the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest from high mountain overlooks. Learn about the history of the area and the people who lived here over 1,000 years ago. Escape. Explore. Experience.

For more information: Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch

New Mexico Guest Ranch

Geronimo Trails Guest Ranch, located in Winston New Mexico, is open March through mid-November. Here you will find a real western adventure! Horseback riding or hiking takes guests through beautiful forests of tall Ponderosa pine, through astounding deep canyons with sheer towering walls and crystal clear streams. From the “Top of the World” guests view more than 3 million acres of the Gila National Forest, the Aldo Leopold and Gila Wildernesses. The ranch features comfortable, attractive accommodations, warm hospitality, a relaxed atmosphere, great food, and lots of adventure.

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Happy Trails!

RanchSeeker’s Photo of the Week: Laughing Water Ranch

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Let Laughing Water Ranch be your Montana adventure destination for your next vacation. Located in Fortine, Montana, this authentic western dude ranch is situated against the foot hills of the Whitefish Divide. It encompasses 220 breathtaking acres of mountain timber and rolling pastures which is nestled in a beautiful valley just west of Glacier National Park and bordered on three sides by the Kootenai National Forest.

With miles and miles of scenic trails available for riding throughout the public lands of the National Forest mountain trail riding is Laughing Water Ranch’s main focus. There are nice and easy rides for the novice rider to the low lakes and more challenging rides for the more advanced rider on high country trails. Colourful names such as the “Trail of Tears,” “Laughing Water Overlook,” and the “North Fork of Deep Creek Trail” will become part of your everyday vocabulary when signing up for a ride while staying at the ranch. Since Laughing Water Ranch is the only dude ranch in the area you will enjoy visiting nearby lakes, stopping for lunch by babbling brooks and taking in scenic vistas uninterrupted by other riders.

Montana Guest Ranch

Laughing Water Ranch

There are other activities to fill your days as well. From fishing, hiking and swimming in the summer months to cross-county skiing, snow-shoeing, ice-fishing and even dog sledding in the winter. During the year the ranch also features specialty weeks that shouldn’t be missed out on. “Cattle Drives”, “Ladies Only”, “Horse Confidence”, “Extreme Trail Rider”, “Wild West Week”, “Hands on Horse Week” and “Kids Hands on Horse Week” will have you coming back again and again.

Laughing Water Ranch’s friendly, personable staff will ensure that you and your travelling companions enjoy your guest ranch vacation to the fullest while being treated to delicious western cuisine, comfortable accommodations in either their lodge rooms or cabins and fun filled days exploring Montana’s wilderness.

Happy Trails!

RanchSeeker’s Photo of the Week: Red Horse Mountain Ranch

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Red Horse Mountain Ranch is located on 300,000 acres in Harrison, Idaho and is the ideal retreat for those looking for relaxation, adventure, and a little western hospitality. Here you will find just the right blend of outdoor adventure and rustic luxury on your all-inclusive guest ranch vacation. All Inclusive family dude ranch vacations are available from June through August and couples dude ranch vacations are available in September and October. Special ranch weeks include Wine Tasting and Girl’s Getaway weeks. There is also a Kid’s Program for ages 3 and up.

There are a wide range of activities to choose from at the ranch. You can take in the breathtaking scenery of the Rocky Mountains from atop a horse or go on a self-guided hike or guided hike to explore the many trails around the ranch. There is also 3D archery, fishing, geo-caching, kayaking, mountain biking, sporting clays, and white-water rafting to fill your days. At Red Horse Mountain there are packages to suit everyone in your group.

Idaho Guest Ranch

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

When the sun goes down you can socialize with fellow guests during cocktail hour and after a dinner join in on the evening activities or simply sit in one of the hot-tubs and marvel at Montana’s star filled sky. Once you are ready to turn in for the night there are private guest cabins or lodge suits to choose from. Private cabins feature 1-2 bedrooms, multiple baths, sitting rooms, microwaves, refrigerators, private decks, and semi-private hot tubs. Lodge suites feature luxurious queen bedrooms, sitting areas, private baths, microwaves, refrigerators, and beautiful views of the surrounding valley.

With all inclusive packages, a wide range of outdoor activities, great food, and fantastic amenities, Red Horse Mountain Ranch truly has something for everyone. Start your family tradition this season at Red Horse Mountain Ranch.

Happy Trails!

Plan a Cowgirl Getaway with your Besties!

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Getting together with girlfriends for an evening out is always fun but wouldn’t it be great to go somewhere for a weekend or even a week together to spend time catching up, making new memories and trying something new other than lying on the beach drinking over-priced, calorie-laden  Piña Coladas? A dude ranch vacation may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but listen up ladies you don’t know what you’re missing out on until you try a Women’s Only Cowgirl Getaway.

Why Pick a Women’s Only Cowgirl Getaway for your Next Vacation

There are many reasons to choose a vacation tailored just for you and your besties at a dude ranch. It is an ideal opportunity to leave behind demanding schedules and commitments, if only for a little while, and to reconnect with the special women in your life, whether it’s your mother, sister or best friends. A Cowgirl Getaway will provide you with the opportunity to expand your horizons and perhaps take you out of your comfort zone which can be an exciting experience. There are lots of activities to choose from like horseback riding, hiking, kayaking, and of course spa treatments just to name a few. So pack your bags and get ready for a fun-filled dude ranch vacation at one of the following guest ranches that offer Cowgirl Getaways.

Free Rein Guest Ranch:

Located in beautiful British Columbia, Free Rein Guest Ranch is a small, family operated guest ranch that offers an intimate hands-on experience with their well-trained horses and the great outdoors. From September 7th-14th the ranch offers a Cowgirls Only Week. “The kids are back in school and the madness of summer days are over, it’s a wonderful time for the girls to simply get together, enjoy the those final warm days of summer with great rides, great conversation and a glass of vino or two as the sun goes down”- Debbie Atha, owner

BC Guest Ranch

Free Rein Guest Ranch

A 7 day stay includes:

  • Cabin or Lodge Suite Accommodation
  • Daily maid service and Egyptian cotton linen and towels
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with all non-alcoholic beverages
  • Unlimited riding from 9:30am to 5pm daily
  • A personal horse assigned to each guest and guided riding for duration of stay
  • Wildlife viewing and bird watching
  • Riding and natural horsemanship instruction
  • Mountain biking, Nature hikes, Swimming, Kayaks/canoes/row boat
  • Sauna
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Have a Cowgirl’s Vacation!

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Once considered a testosterone inducing vacation, unwinding at a dude ranch has now become more girl-friendly than ever. Many guest ranches have enhanced their facilities and amenities to appeal to female guests. Today, cowgirl getaways are no longer uncommon, and women of all ages flock to the ranches to have a grand time.

If you’re considering a cowgirl vacation, here are some great guest ranches that you can check out:

Echo Valley Ranch

Sitting on 160 acres of land in mild British Columbia, the Echo Valley Ranch offers the best of both worlds for its guests. Gather your girlfriends and explore the outdoors. Have fun trying any of their on-site and off-site activities such as horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, biking and white water rafting. At the end of the day, rest those tired legs in one of their well-appointed rooms or cabins or experience ultimate relaxation at the Royal Baan Thai Spa that offers world-class Thai treatments for the face and the body.

Echo Valley Ranch

Echo Valley Ranch

The Bar W Guest Ranch

This Montana Ranch has a great getaway that’s all planned for you. They offer a 5-day/6-night all inclusive package that is especially designed for women. The package includes full accommodation in one of their rustic rooms, wine tasting, gourmet picnics, evening cocktails, square dance and two stepping lessons, outdoor ranch activities and a two hour spa package. All you have to do is show up and have fun!

Bar W Guest Ranch

Bar W Guest Ranch

Red Horse Mountain Ranch
The Red Horse Mountain ranch organizes an all-girls only Girlfriend Getaway Week, which is perfect for mother-daughter or sisters’ vacation or get-together among friends. The Getaway Week is an all exclusive package that includes accommodations, daily wine tastings, evening entertainment, meals, horseback riding and guided ranch adventures and a one hour massage.

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

The Hideout Lodge and Guest Ranch
Unlike other ranches that organize a “ladies” or “cowgirls” weekend, this ranch is open all the time, so you can come in with your sisters, cousins and group of friends. Feel free to organize your own itinerary by choosing from their rates and packages. Stay in one of their cozy cabins and casitas and choose from a myriad of activities such as riding, cattle work, fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, trap shooting. Enjoy gourmet dinners and Western fare, which brings guests back each and every year.

The Hideout Guest Ranch & Lodge

The Hideout Guest Ranch & Lodge

Sugar and Spice Ranch
This ranch specializes in  mothers/daughter getaways  in Wyoming,. The Sugar and Spice Ranch offers a no-frills package for those who really want to enjoy a cowgirl’s weekend. Try their Women-Only group packages and choose from two or three day weekends. These packages include group accommodations in their beautiful bunk room, meals and snacks as well as two riding lessons each day.

The Sugar & Spice Ranch

The Sugar & Spice Ranch

With activities that go beyond horses and cattle, many of these ranches indeed appeal to women – and there are many more ranches like these all over the country. These vacation places can range from no frills working cattle ranches to full spa-like resorts, but they all offer something similar – the chance to have fun outdoors and get in touch with your inner cowgirl. Find a cowgirl getaway using Ranchseeker’s easy dude ranch search tool.