Guest Ranches & Cabins

An authentic way to truly experience the Old West and nature is to stay at a guest ranch. There are numerous phenomenal guest ranches in the Rocky Mountains.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort Pool, Courtesy Photo

11 Unusual Places to Stay near Rocky Mountain National Park

Don’t let your trip to the park sound just like your neighbors’ vacation. Set it apart by staying at some of the fantastic and unusual places along the way. Read More...

Climbing wall at the YMCA of the Rockies. Photo by Ali Pfenninger

My YMCA of the Rockies Adventure in Estes Park, Colo.

The grounds are spread out across grassy open spaces dotted with cabins and activities such as archery, soccer, an aerial course, zipline, and horseback riding. Read More...


Estes Park, CO | Machin’s Cottages in the Pines

With 17 well-maintained cottages with fireplaces, porches and patios to enjoy the wilderness view, Machin’s Cottages in the Pines is rustic in-park lodging. Read More...

Cabin at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Photo by Ali Pfenninger

Estes Park, CO | YMCA of the Rockies Cabins & Stables

Enjoy guided hikes, horseback rides, zip-line rides and more while staying in affordable lodge rooms and cabins overlooking Rocky Mountain National Park. Read More...

Delta County Colorado

Vacation on a Colorado Farm

Get your hands dirty milking cow, feeding a baby lamb or hoeing a row. Learn cheese-making, spinning, gardening and cooking . Visit Vineyards. Take Animal Photos. Read More...

The Dao House lodge in winter with Longs Peak in the background. Courtesy photo

Estes Park, CO | Dao House

Nestled in the forest with views of Longs Peak and Twin Sisters, Dao House offers a tranquil retreat center with stunning mountain views. Read More...

Yurt in Colorado

Stay in a Rocky Mountain Yurt or Backcountry Hut

Ready to go “glamping”? Yurts and backcountry huts offer the serenity of camping with the glamorous perks of modern life. Some require a hike or skis. Read More...


Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
Conveniently located just one hour from Denver in the Colorado foothills near Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park, Sylvan Dale’s 3200-acre Dude Ranch and Retreat Center is nestled along the banks of Colorado’s beautiful Big Thompson River.

2939 N County RD 31D
Loveland CO 80538
(970) 667.3915


Vee Bar Guest Ranch
Cozily nestled among the working cattle ranches of the Centennial Valley and in the shadows of the Snowy Range Mountains is a place where the peaceful romance of the Old West has never ended.  The Vee Bar offers horseback riding, fishing, hiking, river tubing, trap-shooting, and evening entertainment.  One of the best vacations you’ll ever take!

38 Vee Bar Ranch Road
Laramie, WY 82070
(800) 483-3227


Dude Ranchers’ Association
Helping folks find Quality Dude Ranch and Guest Ranch Vacations since 1926. Representing 12 Western States and two Canadian provinces. FREE DIRECTORY.

1122 12th Street
Cody, WY 82414
(866) 399-2339