American Dude Ranches: A Western Escape

by May 2, 20240 comments

Experience the American West authentically and enjoy the summer weather at a luxury dude ranch. This type of Western lodging has become more popular since Covid, as Americans rediscovered the beauty of home. Check out four of our favorite dude ranches and remember to book through us for the best perks and VIP treatment:

ranch at rock creek montana american dude ranchRanch at Rock Creek

The Ranch at Rock Creek is the only Forbes Five Star guest ranch in the world. This luxury-included ranch encourages guests to participate in activities such as horseback riding, fly-fishing, hiking, and wildlife safaris all with a private guide located on property. Their rustic accommodations range from refurbished barns to glamping in canvas cabins and spacious rooms in the lodge. The attention to detail and commitment to personalized service ensures every guest has the premium Western experience.

vermejo new mexico american dude ranchVermejo Park Ranch

Vermejo Park Ranch is a true gem in the mountains of Northern New Mexico. Set on over 550,000 acres of private conservation land, it’s almost like visiting a private National Park. The ranch provides guests with guided hikes, wildlife safaris, fly-fishing, and horseback riding. As one of Ted Turner’s Reserves, Vermejo Park Ranch aligns with the commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable practices, preserving the natural beauty of its surroundings all while providing a luxury experience.

Brush Creek Ranch

Brush Creek Ranch is a collection of ultra-private historic guest ranches set in southern Wyoming along the Platte River Valley and Medicine Bow National Forest. There are adventures for all outdoor enthusiasts from fly fishing to rock climbing and hunting to yoga. The Farm at Brush Creek is home to a greenhouse, distillery, and goat dairy farm all to be experienced by guests. The history of Brush Creek Ranch dates back to 1884 at the root of the American West and continues with the authenticity of the ranch.

resort at paws up an american dude ranchResort at Paws Up

Spread across thousands of acres of pristine landscape in Montana, The Resort at Paws Up promises an unforgettable escape where luxury and nature converge in perfect harmony. Paws Up boasts over 70 wilderness adventures with miles of the Blackfoot river running through the property and a working ranch. I did a cattle drive, ATVing, hiking, fishing, and more! The fine dining options compliment the seasonal events bringing together families and friends in a unique setting.

If you love the show Yellowstone, wearing cowboy boots, and adding a little yeehaw to your life, it’s time to get out West to experience it yourself. Reach out HERE to start planning your American West adventure!

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