Colorado's dude ranches are incredibly family-friendly places. Consider all the fun activities, from horsebackriding to trapshooting to chuckwagon dinners, your family could have during this Colorado vacation.
We are extremely blessed to be such a short distance from Rocky Mountain National Park, truly one of America's grandest national parks. Guests at Sylvan Dale are a quick 30 minute drive, through Roosevelt National Forest, from either park entrance from Estes Park. There's lots more area attractions as well, Visit our Nearby Attractions page (http://bit.ly/more-to-dude) to discover all the neighboring attractions.
Hey, there's nothin' wrong with some tasty beans and bacon out on the trail, but when you get back to the homestead, that's where your taste buds meet their treat. Dude Ranch dining indeed! Come see what's cookin' at Sylvan Dale — http://bit.ly/ranch-cuisine
This could have been one of the Simpson's best episodes. And, as far as the "killing" bit, you are certainly not going to experience that at a family dude ranch. Dude Ranches are a blast and 'disconnecting' is exactly what a character like Bart needs; he would certainly find his stride at Sylvan Dale!
Dude ranches provide many options if you just wanted to relax on your dude ranch vacation
You sure can! There's nothing more relaxing than the sounds of a rustling river just outside your cozy cabin window! And in the winter, you can melt away your stress in the warm glow of a crackling fire.
CLARK, Colo. - Bumping along in our ride to the Home Ranch, an upscale dude ranch where my husband, young son and I will spend the week, wrangler and local cowboy Sand Reed suddenly jerks the pickup to a quick stop on the road's edge, nearly...
What a great article, it describes nicely the added benefit of an authentic Dude Ranch Vacation. Here around Sylvan Dale we have plenty of "living history" too. Check out ranch owner, David Jessup's blog (http://www.davidmjessup.com/) and new book, Mariano's Crossing to learn about some of the rich local heritage we enjoy here.
EPITAPH: A real dude ranch cowboy - The Post Star Glens Falls Post-Star And while there was singing, dancing and riding, working on a dude ranch wasn't easy. During the season cowboys were working seven days a week, cleaning horse stalls at 6 a.m.