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Family Vacations at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch

June 7th, 2012|Family Vacations, General|

With summer starting to heat up, it’s time to finalize your plans for your annual summer family vacation. Maybe you haven’t made definite plans yet because you and your family members just can’t agree upon a vacation destination that pleases the whole family. Last year you went to the beach, which Mom and the kids [...]

Outdoor, Active Fun for Kids of All Ages with Our Kids’ Program

May 3rd, 2012|Dude Ranch Kids Programs, General|

One sunny weekend day, you're downstairs in the kitchen minding your own business – maybe you're cooking or maybe you're just quietly reading a book – when suddenly you hear some yelling coming from upstairs. Thinking that your 9 year-old and 12 year-old must be about to kill each other again, you stop what you're [...]

Priceless Moments on Our Guest Ranch

March 15th, 2012|Dude Ranch Kids Programs, General|

There are certain experiences in life, that no matter how old you become, will always be treasured. They are things that can only happen rarely to a person, if not a once in a lifetime gem. For a child who lives in a big city, the freedom they experience here at Colorado Trails will always [...]

What Happens On Our Colorado Dude Ranch In the Winter?

March 1st, 2012|Dude Ranch, General|

It is pretty quiet at Colorado Trails during our off season, but don't get the idea that the full time staff is on hiatus. We're definitely not on vacation. There is plenty of action taking place at the dude ranch. It's a lot of work getting ready for next summer's all inclusive family vacations, not [...]

A Dude Ranch Donation More Valuable Than Money

February 16th, 2012|All Inclusive Family Vacations, General|

A lot people have a cause that they donate to, whether it be money or their time. It is always an organization whose goals match their convictions or beliefs. Things aren't much different for the owners and staff here at our dude ranch, Colorado Trails. Our belief is in families and the importance of being [...]

The Best Dude Ranch Kid’s Program is Loads of Fun!

February 2nd, 2012|Dude Ranch Kids Programs, General|

Are you looking for all inclusive family vacations that both you and your kids will love? Great, ‘cause we’re ready for you too! At Colorado Trails Ranch, you're more than just a guest, and will become a part of our ranch family as you take part in exciting daily activities. No matter how old you [...]

Make Quality Time with Family a #1 Vacation Priority

January 5th, 2012|Family Vacations, General|

About a year ago, BBC documentary film producer Jonnie Hughes brought a handful of tribesmen from a remote jungle village in Papua, New Guinea to London. He had been making a film about the tribe, known as the Insect Tribe, and the tribesmen asked why the study only worked one way – why did the [...]

Ever Wondered Why It’s Called a ‘Dude Ranch’?

November 24th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

It certainly has nothing to do with today's younger crowd referring to each other as 'dude'. It's also doubtful that they coined the name after anything connected to a guest ranch. So where did this ranch classification come from? As it turns out, credit is due mostly to Theodore Roosevelt and people like him. How [...]

Cowboy Boots Aren’t Just Fashionable Dude Ranch Footwear

October 27th, 2011|Dude Ranch, General|

There's a reason that cowboys of both past and present wear cowboy boots. Far more than fashionable footwear; cowboy boots by design are the best footwear for riding horseback. As a matter of fact, at Colorado Trails Dude Ranch, we require all of our guests who plan to go horseback riding to have smooth-soled footwear [...]