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How To Have the Best Horseback Riding Vacations

2017-02-03T04:32:53+00:00 August 18th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Did you know that you and your horse are supposed to work as a team? That's the secret to a truly enjoyable experience on any type of horseback riding vacations. Here at Colorado Trails guest ranch, we understand that spending a week in the saddle having a great time begins by matching each guest to [...]

Beating The Heat On Family Reunion Vacations

2017-02-03T04:38:18+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Family Reunion Vacation Spots, General|

There's one thing about summer in the Colorado mountains that you won't find at lower elevations. It's a rare evening that temperatures remain uncomfortable. Something one can't say about so many locations across the country. Anyone planning a family reunion knows that July and August are the months to hold these events. The hottest months [...]

Fall Dude Ranch Vacations – Horseman’s Week

2017-02-03T04:39:25+00:00 August 4th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

Horseman's Week at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch is an excellent fall vacation opportunity. Perfect for families with older children, couples, and individuals, Horseman's Week immerses you in horseback riding through the picturesque San Juan Mountains. Our 2011 dates are September 4 through September 11 and include 20% off our regular rates. What Happens During Horseman's [...]

The Story Behind Colorado Trails Dude Ranch

2017-02-03T04:40:56+00:00 July 28th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

There aren't many dude ranches in the American West that can say they've been around for over fifty years, but Colorado Trails Dude Ranch can. As a matter of fact, we are in the midst of celebrating our 50th season anniversary in 2011. Early Years at Colorado Trails Colorado Trails, unlike many other dude ranches, [...]

Five Reasons Why Fall Is a Great Time for Business Retreats

2017-02-03T04:42:44+00:00 July 21st, 2011|General, Guest Ranch|

At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we believe that fall is the perfect time for business retreats and company team building. Why is fall such a great time for corporate retreats at Colorado Trails? Here are five good reasons. 1. Fewer Distractions Since childhood, we’ve been taught that summertime is for play. Whether splashing around in [...]

Six Tips for a Perfect Family Vacation at Colorado Trails

2017-02-03T04:43:46+00:00 July 14th, 2011|Family Adventure Vacations, General|

What’s your idea of a perfect family vacation? Relaxing together by the pool? Adventure? Private time for mom and dad? Whatever your ideal family vacation is, we think you’ll find it at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch. Here are six tips about Colorado Trails that will help you to plan the perfect family vacation. 1. We [...]

Get Your Kids Off the Computer and Into the Great Outdoors

2017-02-03T04:46:33+00:00 June 30th, 2011|Dude Ranch Kids Programs, General|

Last year, the Kaiser Family Foundation provided a startling look at how much time kids are spending in front of screens – television screens, video game screens, MP3 screens, and cell phone screens. According to Dr. Drew Altman, President and CEO of Kaiser, young people are spending “even more than a full-time work week” in [...]

Casual Comfort Family Vacations Loaded With Extras

2017-02-03T04:47:54+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

Lodging, Dining, and Extras at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch Does the phrase “dude ranch” conjure up images of rough cabins, no hot water, and living like a cowboy? If it does, you haven’t experienced the all inclusive family vacations offered by our Colorado dude ranch, Colorado Trails. At Colorado Trails, you’ll live in the lap [...]

5 Reasons Why Our Horseback Riding Vacations Are the Best

2017-02-03T04:50:21+00:00 June 16th, 2011|General, Horseback Riding Vacations|

If you're doubtful that horseback riding vacations won't be your cup of tea... you not being an experienced rider and all, think again. At Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we offer horseback riding lessons and are super adept at matching every guest up with the right horse to match their personality and experience level. You're going [...]