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Colorado Dude Ranches & Guest ResortsEscape to the Old West!  If you're looking to truly get away from it all, a visit to a ranch might just be the way to go.  You'll have plenty of opportunity to enjoy the natural surroundings, but you'll also find a wide array of activities to entertain the whole family.  

Whether you want to go for a trail ride, learn how to fly fish with a professional guide, take a hay ride with the kids, or relax over a game of horseshoes, ranches and dude ranches in Colorado can provide you with plenty to fill your vacation.

Spend a day before returning to your hotel in Denver, allot part of your trip to staying on a dude ranch in Colorado as you road trip from Colorado Springs to Glenwood Springs, or book your entire vacation - there are so many ways to experience the western lifestyle and surrounding sights.  

Dude ranch resorts can often provide for group events, as well, like vacations and corporate retreats.  They also serve as the perfect basecamp for a variety of outdoor activities, including hikingmountain bikingwhitewater rafting and atv tours in addition to the more traditional ranch activities like horseback riding and cattle drives.

Ranches can be found throughout Colorado, from Front Range areas like Boulder and Fort Collins, to northern towns like Steamboat Springs, central Colorado towns like Buena Vista, and further south near Durango.  No matter where you're hoping to vacation, there's sure to be a guest ranch Colorado option that will fit your needs.