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Dude Ranch - Resorts and Lodges in California
Though known for its sun-kissed beaches and constant celebrity sightings, California really isn’t too far from the cowboy-friendly Southwest. Guests may explore the land on bikes, watch birds, or rock climb. Saddle up and ride over grasslands and along mountain trails in this diverse landscape. Be transported back to the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s and pan for gold like a real prospector. Channel your inner cowboy and participate in cattle round-ups and cattle drives! Properties like Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, Smoke Tree Ranch, and Rankin Ranch will bring out your inner cowboy.
Smoke Tree Ranch in offers historic hospitality and pristine desert surroundings. Make your next getaway extra special with 375 acres of natural beauty, simplicity, and style. Experience the only guest ranch in Palm Springs where you can have it all: a calming, exclusive getaway at an all-inclusive rate. The kids will enjoy days spent on the horse...
Saddle up for a Southwest family tradition at Rankin Ranch! This working ranch has been welcoming cowboys and cowgirls of all ages for more than a hundred years. Gallop across the lush valleys and mountainous trails on a horseback riding adventure, hike or bike through the green meadows, and hook your share of rainbow trout on Lake Julia. Onsite...
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The Pacific Ocean waves gently lap against the sugar-white shoreline. Rolling vineyards dot the horizon. The sun tickles the nape of your neck. This is California, one of the best places in the... more
Roaming Pacific Ocean waves, sun-kissed beaches, and a vibrant nightlife welcome you to San Diego. This year-round oceanfront oasis features an average of 210 days over 70 degrees Fahrenheit per year,... more