2016 Conde Nast Traveler Choice

All-Inclusive, Luxury Dude Ranch

for an unforgettable spring vacation

Welcome to the C Lazy U Guest Ranch & Resort

C Lazy U was recently awarded the 3rd best resort in Colorado and the 9th best resort in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, the third consecutive year the ranch has been ranked within the top 3 in Colorado and top 10 in the U.S. C Lazy U also been named the 8th Best Destination Resort by the USA Today Travel Awards, and our spa earned accolades from Shape Magazine’s Healthy Travel Awards.

Thank you to all our wonderful guests and members who made this possible!

Your Spring Getaway in the Colorado High Country

The spring season at C Lazy U is a beautiful time to visit, as the days get longer and the landscape blooms into life. But don’t get fooled – snow-covered winter fun still reigns at the ranch in the spring. From sledding and tubing to private skiing and outdoor ice skating, you and your family can enjoy an array of fun-packed activities! Besides, any day of the year is a good horseback riding day at the ranch. If you prefer the indoors during spring, we have cozy fireplaces and a world-class spa with a hot tub at our ultimate Colorado resort.

Check out our spring schedule and spring packing list, for a trip well-planned.

Our calendar is full of excitement and events for the months of March, April, and May. Check out C Lazy U’s special program for a ranch-style Spring Break that families with kids will love. It’s the perfect time of year for wellness retreats and yoga workshops with a mountain western twist. Plan something memorable for Mom with our May Weekend Getaway Special.

Learn More About Spring at C Lazy U!

Celebrating 96 Years as a Colorado Guest Ranch

There is an authentic dude ranch out west where the Colorado River runs off the Continental Divide and winds its way through mountain valleys. It’s a land of green meadows, blue skies, and crisp Colorado air. This is Colorado ranch country, and has been for almost a century. Things have changed some since the early days, but the history of horseback riding, fly fishing, and Colorado family vacations remain a stronghold of tradition that passes down from one generation to the next.

Since 1919, the C Lazy U guest ranch in Colorado has been celebrated around the world for its rich history, rustic elegance, legendary cuisine, and signature 5-Spur Service™. There is something (and then some) for everyone who enjoys luxury dude ranch vacations. Kids enjoy adventure and discovery while adults do everything they want, or nothing at all. Corporations and groups enjoy this all inclusive dude ranch as a simple and secluded corporate retreat location destination. Get ready to plan your perfect ranch wedding at C Lazy U and enjoy the beautiful western vistas and activities C Lazy U offers!

Thank you for taking the time to explore our Colorado dude ranch web site. You can learn more about our horseback riding vacations and all-inclusive ranch vacations here, or you’re welcome to reach out personally on the phone, we’d love to hear from you. After all, personal interaction is as important to us today as it was back in the early 1900s.

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From the Horse's Mouth

“Amazing Service, Rooms, Facilities and Countryside”

We had the most amazing time at the Ranch and can't wait to go back. The first 'Wow' came on entering our room - just beautiful. Many more 'Wow's' were still to come during the four nights and five days spent on the Ranch. The walks, the Spa, the Horse riding, Fishing, Archery, Climbing - you name it.

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