Dude Ranches Offer the Best Destination for an All-Inclusive Vacation
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a vacation where no detailed planning was involved? You definitely need to consider an all-inclusive vacation to a dude ranch! Meals, lodging and most activities are all included in one price and make scheduling a vacation for any type of traveler a breeze. If you are having a hard time choosing between all of the options, contact the experts at the Dude Ranchers’ Association (DRA) by visiting www.duderanch.org to see their 95+ member ranches!
The dude ranch industry has been around for over 100 years, and even years ago the founders thought it would be a great idea for the experiences they offered to be simple to plan and the best package deal available. Dude ranches that are members of the DRA still primarily operate on an all-inclusive type structure. Meals, lodging and most activities are included in one price for each person attending the ranch.
What to eat?
The meals are planned and prepared each day by top notch chefs who create dishes that are perfect for any taste pallet or picky eater. Several ranches operate farm-to-table food programs and offer the freshest ingredients around! At some ranches you might find outdoor areas for meals, and if you have never had a meal cooked over an open fire, you don’t know what you’re missing!
Where to sleep?
Lodging accommodations differ at each ranch but they all have the same comfy feeling when you walk in the door. Some ranches have a more rustic and western chic decor and some have an adobe design and structure. DRA dude ranches offer lodge rooms or private cabins for their guests, a few ranches even offer glamping tents and wagons!
What to do?
Dude ranches are centered around outdoor activities and encourage their guests to unplug from their everyday life and reconnect with nature and the outdoors. Horseback riding is the main focus of each ranch, but to participate in this activity you do not have to have previous experience. Beginners to advance You will have the chance to see some incredible landscapes and scenery while riding and you will get to enjoy being outdoors. Activities you might find at a dude ranch include: fly fishing, ATV/UTV riding, kid’s programs, rock climbing, river rafting, hiking, zip-lining and mountain biking.
There are some amenities at ranches that do cost extra and travel expenses are not included in the all-inclusive getaway prices. To find your perfect dude ranch outdoor adventure start planning with the Dude Ranchers’ Association!