Children and grown-ups alike have usually had dreams about living the life of an old cow hand, sitting around the campfire in the evening and riding the open range on horseback. After some research, we discovered that it is possible today to experience your dreams doing things the way they have been done for hundreds of years in the old west on a typical old fashioned ranch. You can see how they grow hay, feed the cattle and horses, brand the calves and round up the herds to drive them to grazing areas.
Whether you are interested in seeing a little or a lot, you can spend a few days and nights or even a weekend to enjoy dude ranch resorts activities that are available and will be sure to delight, educate and entertain your entire family. The dude ranch vacation activities include so many options that it is recommended you stay at least three nights so you can experience as much as possible of all the activities they offer.
The family ranch vacations will offer three ranch meals daily, riding instructions, horseback riding, and opportunities to participate in brushing, feeding and saddling. You can also select to observe or receive lessons in arena activities that include items like barrel racing events. You can also choose to spend some time relaxing and just loafing around or participate in activities like archery, hiking, hay wagon rides, swimming, western dancing, learn how to rope and of course campfires.
Just imagine the scene of the rolling meadows dotted with ponds and rivers that you can explore on horseback and even try your luck at some fishing. And of course the facilities provide you with comfort and privacy even while decorated in a western style. You will appreciate the tasty home-style meals that are served up in the famous country style dining room and visit the gift shop to pick up some treasured souvenirs or stop by the ice-cream shop for a tasty treat. Or you can decide to check out the dance and recreation hall that offers live music that is excellent for Western dancing. You can also select from various other types of activities like the game room with billiards and Ping-Pong, a weight and fitness room or grab a good book to enjoy in the reading room. You are certain to find something for everyone for an experience that you will never forget.
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