All-Inclusive, Luxury Dude Ranch

for an unforgettable family vacation

C Lazy U won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 2022 A 2022 Winner of the Conde Nast Readers Choice Awards Rated #6 Best All-Inclusive Resort and #7 Best Family Resort by the 2022 USA Today 10Best Readers Choice Awards C Lazy U won #4 of the Top 10 Colorado Resorts in the Travel & Leisure World's Best Awards for 2022! C Lazy U is in the top 500 resorts world wide

Fun-Filled Family Vacations in Colorado

No matter if you’re a family of city slickers or seasoned horseback riders, a Colorado vacation at one of the country’s most celebrated, historic dude ranches is an experience that brings the whole family together. C Lazy U, an all-inclusive, year-round guest ranch in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, offers the best of both worlds: high-class amenities and down-home experiences, with luxurious cabins, gourmet meals, daily trail horseback rides and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy all year round.

Our all-inclusive resort at C Lazy U offers a packed schedule of activities for adults and children, but families are free to explore the ranch as they wish. Our Kids and Teens Program is perfect for kids of all ages — toddlers get their first taste of dude ranch life, while teens socialize with their peers — and the adults get to do things their way. At the end of the day, families and other guests gather to share the memories they’ve made that day, swapping stories around a cozy fire or participating in special events with the kids.

Recognized by the Best

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for C Lazy U Ranch Forbes recognizes C Lazy U Ranch USA Today's 10Best Readers Choice Awards winner Travel+Leisure World's Best Award C Lazy U rated in the top 500 resorts world wide by Travel+Leisure Top winner in the the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. Brides Magazine recognizes C Lazy U Ranch The Today Show recognizes C Lazy U Ranch

Year-Round Vacations at C Lazy U

Vacations at our Colorado dude ranch adapt to the seasons, taking advantage of what nature has to offer us high up in the mountains. In the summers, you’ll spend your time riding horses among the wildflowers or wading in Willow Creek to catch your first fish. In the winters, snow blankets our mountainsides, creating some of the best slopes in the west for skiing and tubing. With on-site activities such as trapshooting, archery, mountain biking and plenty of indoor games, you’ll find yourself wishing you had just one more day at the luxury Colorado resort. Learn more about what dude ranch activities we have to offer during every season.

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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 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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Amy and her staff were amazing. Every wrangler was friendly and cared about safety. Horses were in good shape and of course loved the Jingle! Can't wait to see how the new barn will turn out.

~ Carla F., 09-27-2021

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