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TripAdvisor Readers’ Choice: U.S. Top Ten Family Resort

The family fun never ends at this award-winning family resort just 90 minutes north of New York City. Rocking Horse Ranch is more than just horses…They're the most fun your family ever had! Nestled on a 500-acre spread in the heart of the scenic Hudson River Valley, Rocking Horse offers four seasons of activities for families of all ages. From their Winter Fun Park to Big Splash indoor waterpark, The Ranch provides the perfect backdrop for your family’s next big adventure. Enjoy three delicious meals daily, summer barbecues, afternoon chef’s tastings, pool parties, wine pairings and more. End the evening with their top-name family entertainment, featuring magicians, bonfire singalongs, comedians and jugglers. It’ll be the best family vacation you’ve ever had!

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Kayaking at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. There are endless options to bring you and your special someone closer together on your next vacation. Get cozy in your private AAA 3 Diamond room that puts you just a short walk away from all of the action the resort has to offer. Spend quality time relaxing together while getting pampered at the recently renovated Spa at Rocking Horse, or marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Shawangunk Mountains during a romantic hike on the trails.
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Amenities
Open Dates
  • All Year
Property Size
  • 113 units
Nearby City
  • Highland
Nearby Water
  • On Property
General
  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Cribs
  • Fitness Center
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Horse Stables
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Indoor Playground
  • Rifle Range
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Waterpark
  • Cable TV
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Internet
  • Video Games
  • Wireless Internet
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • Gourmet Dining
Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In Room Safe
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Archery
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hayride
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Karaoke
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Shuffle Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
Parking
  • Free Parking
Services
  • Shuttle Service
  • ATM
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Concierge
  • Luggage Hold
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Spa Services
Suitability
  • Handicap Access
  • Children Welcome
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Bring some creativity and excitement to the table for your next business meeting or event at Rocking Horse Ranch! Their Western charm, variety of fun onsite activities, and Award-Winning facilities combine together to create the most memorable event your company has ever had. From small informal meetings to black-tie events, Rocking Horse Ranch offers everything you need for a successful getaway!
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Family fun is guaranteed with a vacation at The Rocking Horse Ranch! Here, you can bring together generations of families for an unforgettable reunion in the heart of the Hudson Valley. With endless horseback riding, water sports, evening entertainment, and delicious meals from Award-Winning chefs, a family reunion at Rocking Horse Ranch is sure to go above and beyond your expectations. Come and discover a wonderful location full of great fun that will bring your family even closer together than before.
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Group Information

Plan your next group event at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort.

Providing discounted rates for large family groups, scouts, schools, church groups, organizations and corporate incentive travel.

For more information please call +1 (866) 980 - 7688 or Send Inquiry.

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Nearest Airports

  • Dutchess County Airport (POU) / 8.3 miles
  • Stewart International Airport (SWF) / 13.8 miles
  • Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR) / 35.5 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Rocking Horse Ranch is an all-inclusive resort. Your food, activities and amenities are all included for 1 price!
Packages
starting at $359 Spring Getaway

Experience the thrill of mountain tubing, rock climbing walls, Super Bungee Jumpers, Big Splash indoor waterpark, unlimited horseback riding, 3 delicious meals daily, live shows and entertainment, and much, much, more!  Plus, our award winning gardens will be in bloom.

Deal Expires

June 1, 2019

Travel Dates
  • March 22, 2019 to June 20, 2019
Terms and Conditions

**Rates are for select nights only, based on availability. Package Details Room rates are nightly and based on a 4 person occupancy per room (ages 3 and up). Room rates are nightly and based on a 4 person occupancy per room (ages 3 and up). Children ages 2 and under are free and not counted in the total room count. Additional occupants in the same room will be charged a nightly fee, varying based on reservation date. All packages include lodging, meals (beginning with dinner on the arrival day and concluding with lunch on departure), horseback riding, Big Splash indoor water park, use of facilities including our private lake, sports activities, food events, kids’ club program for ages 3 and older, seasonal facilities and entertainment. The following items are not included with your reservation: spa services, gift shop items, alcohol and all bar purchases, water skiing, childcare for ages 0-2 (offered during kids’ club hours), in-room babysitting, arcade games, arts & crafts, and mining camp. Rates are subject to 15% resort fee, 8% New York State Sales Tax and 0.8% hotel tax. The resort fee is added to provide and maintain the Ranch amenities. No portion of the resort fee constitutes a gratuity and no portion goes to any resort associate. A two (2) night minimum is required on most reservations and a three (3) night minimum on most holidays. Rates are subject to change without notice. Further restrictions may apply. Group rates are offered on select dates for bookings of ten (10) or more rooms. To guarantee your reservation we require the first night plus resort fee and tax, payable at the time of booking. A major credit card must be presented along with a valid photo ID at time of check-in Deposits are held as a guarantee, and are forfeited for no-shows, early departures & cancellations made within the cancellation policy outlined in the terms. Non-Holiday Reservations: Cancellations for any reason between the time of booking and up until 2 weeks prior to the arrival date will result in a $30 processing fee. You may reschedule your dates up until 2 weeks prior to the arrival date without a fee. Rescheduled reservations are subject to current rates, availability and restrictions. Any future changes or cancellation of that reservation will forfeit the original deposit. If cancellations are made less than 2 weeks prior to arrival, the entire deposit will be forfeited. Holiday Reservations: Applies to select dates including but not limited to: Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve Packages. Cancellations for any reason between the time of booking these dates and up until 4 weeks prior to the arrival date will result in a $30 processing fee. You may reschedule your dates up until 4 weeks prior to the arrival date without a fee. Rescheduled reservations are subject to current rates, availability and restrictions. Any future changes or cancellation of that reservation will forfeit the original deposit. If cancellations are made less than 4 weeks prior to arrival, the entire deposit will be forfeited. Online reservations can only be cancelled over the phone with a reservation agent. Bill Payment Remaining balance is due prior to check-in. Payment is accepted in cash, money order, travelers checks or major credit card. We do not accept personal checks for payment. Check-In/Check-Out Guests are invited to arrive anytime on their first day to enjoy available facilities. Rooms will be ready by 4:00pm. Complimentary changing rooms and luggage storage are offered until the guest room is available. Horseback riding on the arrival day is stand-by basis only. Dinner for late arrivals can be arranged in advance. All guests must be registered at the Front Desk prior to using any facilities. Check-out time is 12:00 noon, but guests are welcome to stay on property and enjoy the facilities. Meals on the departure day include breakfast and lunch. Late check-outs will incur a fee. Pet Policy Rocking Horse Ranch does not allow dogs or other pets on the property, with the exception of service dogs. A service dog is identified by the ADA as any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. Emotional support animals, comfort animals, and therapy dogs are not service animals under Title II and Title III of the ADA, and are therefore not allowed on the property. Member AH & LA–NYSH & TA

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