Rancho Los Banos in Sonora, Mexico, recently received a visit from a UK national newspaper's roving reporter. Amy Willis, LA-based digital editor of British daily newspaper The Telegraph, paid a visit to the Mexico working ranch earlier this year for the Feburary roundup and, inspired by her incredible trip, wrote this article for the news title.
Bargain ranch vacations don't have to mean compromising on quality and high standards. Take a dude ranch vacation at Top50's Lone Mountain Guest Ranch this June and you'll save a whopping 10%, thanks to the Montana dude ranch's special offer. The discount ranch vacations are so tempting, we've named them Top50 Ranch Special of the Month for April 2012.
Planning a dude ranch vacation isn't something to leave until the last minute! There’s a lot to consider, so follow Top50's top 10 tips to make sure you get the most out of your western riding holiday…
Dude ranch vacations are the ultimate way to enjoy a whole host of recreational activities. And it's not just about the horseback riding! In fact, many of our Top50 dude ranches, guest ranches and working ranches are great places to relax and unwind without even going near a horse.
Dude ranch vacations don't get more unique than the Sugar and Spice Ranch, which is why their Texas dude ranches and new Wyoming dude ranch have been chosen as Top50's February Ranch of the Month.
The worlds top dude ranch , guest ranch and working ranch vacations. You can enjoy your relaxing and happiest vacations for your family and friends .
Your family will enjoy a rustic ranch atmosphere, endless recreational activities, and unmatched hospitality by the Averill family and staff. Recreation includes a complete horse program, sailing, fly fishing, water sports, hiking, cookouts, and a family barn dance to name a few.
Winter soup recipes are ideal for the colder months and, of course, if you're looking to beat the post-Christmas bloat. Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado, USA has come up trumps with this gorgeous, velvety Carrot and Ginger Soup with Coconut Milk, a healthy and warming bowl of goodness to see you through the snowy weather in style. We think it's so good, we've named it Top50 Ranch Recipe of the Month for January 2012. Try it yourself and see why...
Nebraska guest ranches don't come better than Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, according to one guest who gave the authentic working ranch this review:
Ranch Setting: 3
Family Oriented: 3
Adult Oriented: 5
Western Hospitality: 5
Cattle Work: 4
Food & Wine: 4
Overall Experience: 5
"The Ranch at Siwash Lake is an exclusive, intimate hideaway where horses, nature, and luxury entwine in the wilds, for a journey beyond the ordinary!"
"This authentic working ranch is home to Quarter Horses, American bison, abundant wildlife and one of the country's largest registered Texas Longhorn herds. As such, Texas Ranch Life encompasses Ranching First – immerse yourself in western cowboy culture as you observe the ranch’s resident cowboys ride and train the horses, feed the livestock, treat the animals for injuries and disease, and manage the working ranch operation."
"Welcome to our family! Come enjoy spectacular scenery, warm hospitality and an authentic western way of life as you participate in new adventures, refresh your spirit and experience the magic that is Sweet Grass Ranch."
"The Sugar & Spice Ranch is an exclusive destination for mothers and daughters looking for the perfect learning and bonding vacation. The ranch is run by a mother and daughter team and the summer is devoted exclusively for moms and daughters in the summer weeks."
"For a luxurious taste of what it was like to be the Man From Snowy River, this is the horseback riding adventure for you! Snowy River Horseback Adventures specializes in leading small groups on two- to five-day treks across the snowy river countryside."
"Runamuk is for those who want a true ranch experience with riding freedom. We are a 5th generation working cattle ranch raising commercial cattle and horses year round on 18,000 acres of private land consisting of pine tree forests, open meadows and sandstone rimrocks."
"We invite you to come share our way of life. Experience the romantic vision of the old west - learn to work cattle, ride the range and experience life as a real cowboy on a real working cattle ranch. Coming to Rowse's 1+1 Ranch, you'll ride with us."
"We know you will enjoy our HISTORY…HORSES… and WESTERN HOSPITALITY. Ranch headquarters are located in the beautiful little valley of Walker’s Basin…deep in the heart of the Tehachapi Mountains. "
"Our aim is to offer a unique Mexican riding experience where our landscape and local community are accessible to you, our valued guests."
"Saddle up and make a perfect getaway to the warm heart of the Old Southwest! Rancho de los Caballeros isn't your average dude ranch: this is a historic ranch resort with the soul of a Bed & Breakfast."
"The Ranch is a luxury guest ranch that brings together upscale amenities and wide open spaces like never before."