Guest Ranches & Cabins

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...

Yurt in Colorado

Stay in a Rocky Mountain Hut or Yurt

Ready to go “glamping”? Yurts and backcountry huts offer the serenity of camping with the glamorous perks of modern life (think beds, heat, electricity, and even running water in some). Some require a hike or skis to get to the front door, others are accessible by car — all are very family friendly. For those Read More...


Aspen Lodge

Get away from it all at this Estes Park retreat.

Return to simplicity and live your true nature at Aspen Lodge, your destination getaway with horseback and horse-drawn rides, a full spa opening in spring 2013, and activities ranging from daily tai chi and qi gong classes to kayaking, swimming, fishing, ice skating, snowshoeing, row boating, and much more. There’s a spectacular view from every lodge room, suite, and meeting space. It’s the perfect place for a weekend retreat, reunion, event, wedding, conference, or gathering. We are proud to serve 100% organic produce, no-hormone or GMO, free-range foods in our restaurant with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options.

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6120 Highway 7
Estes Park, Colorado 80517
(970) 586-8133

YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center

YMCA of the Rockies

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

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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

Top Ten Things to do in Rocky Mountain

1. See Aspens in Fall at Rocky Mountain National Park

Starting in late August, aspens in the highest reaches of the Park begin their annual quaking, a term to describe the aspens unique leaves changing a golden-yellow hue and how they react in wind. Read More...

2. Take in a Festival

Want to dance, drink, and eat good food all in the name of a frozen dead guy? Done. How about attend the best small rodeo in America? Yep, got that covered too. Or how about throwing on a kilt and tossing a kaber? Better yet, how about tossing it with the Rocky Mountains as your backdrop? Done, done and done. Read More...

3. Hike to the Top of Longs Peak

Dominating the skyline, and topping out at 14,259 feet, Longs Peak is the ultimate adventure for enthusiastic hikers. Read More...

4. 350 Miles of Hiking Trails

Over 350 miles of trails crisscross the Park, linking together alpine lakes, jagged peaks, thick lodgepole Pine forests and rocky tundra. Also, right outside the park sits plenty of National Forest land. Read More...

5. See Wild Animals

Home to thousands of Elk, Mule Dear, Marmots, Big Horn Sheep, and the occasional Black Beer, it’s not uncommon to have your Park experience include a wildlife sighting. Read More...

6. Enjoy a Ranger-Led Activity in Rocky Mountain National Park

We know exploring a national park can be an exciting activity to do on your own, but why not spend a few hours and check out a ranger-led program? Read More...

7. Drive Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

Known appropriately as the Highway to the Sky, Trail Ridge Road crosses the continental divide at a whopping 12,183 feet. Colorado has also designated Trail Ridge Road as a scenic and history byway. Read More...

8. Go Sledding at Hidden Valley Snow Play Area

If you love skiing, snowmobiling, ice climbing, sledding, hut trips, ice skating, and anything that involves frozen water just figure Colorado is the place to be. Read More...

9. Spend a Night in the Historic, Haunted Stanley Hotel

Just six miles from Rocky Mountain National Park and towering above the small mountain town of Estes Park, The Stanley Hotel should be included in every visitors to do list. It was the inspiration for the book & movie, The Shining. The owner was the inventor of the Stanley Steamer car. Stay in this historic 138-room hotel Read More...

10. A Perfect Day in Rocky Mountain National Park

We decided to spill one of our perfect days in Rocky Mountain National Park, just for you. Read More...

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