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C Lazy U Celebrates 100 Years on the Ranch

It’s hard to believe that it has already been a century since C Lazy U first opened its ranch to guests — but with 100 years of accommodations comes so many memories we wanted to share and celebrate! Our luxurious dude ranch in Granby, Colorado, was originally purchased in 1919 by Wilson Smillie, and it … Continue Reading »

Top 5 Christmas Adventures at C Lazy U Ranch

The holiday season is always said to be a magical time, but it is never so true as when you are spending it at the dude ranch. Lights twinkling across a snowy landscape, roaring fires in cozy cabins, and delicious meals every night leading up to a big feast on Christmas Eve: it’s a Christmas … Continue Reading »

Cozy & Thoughtful Ideas for a Winter Ranch Wedding

While summer may be the first choice for weddings, a winter wedding at a dude ranch such as C Lazy U may forever change your mind. When you couple C Lazy U’s snow-covered landscape and beautiful spaces with these charming, cozy and personal touches, you create a unique, memorable experience for you and your wedding … Continue Reading »

Have Fun and Heal at Semper Fi Fund Retreats

C Lazy U Ranch prides itself on being the perfect place for families, with its bounty of nature, outdoor activities and opportunity to bond with each other. To us, “family” means more than just your standard parents and kids combo — we welcome families of all shapes and sizes, including those at the Semper Fi … Continue Reading »

Blending Your Thanksgiving Traditions and Ours

The golden leaves have fallen, the air has turned crisp, and the turkey is almost ready for the table — it’s time for Thanksgiving! At C Lazy U, this fall holiday is one of our most special, as it truly embodies the ranch: celebrating togetherness and giving thanks to all that life has to offer. … Continue Reading »

Corporate Retreat Showdown: What’s Better?

When the announcement is made that a corporate retreat is on the team agenda, the most typical response is a groan — not many employees want to take a vacation with their colleagues for icebreakers and trust falls in a hotel far from home. But many companies have taken these complaints to heart and have … Continue Reading »

A Day in the Life of a Real Rancher

Guests know C Lazy U as the best destination for a vacation in the Colorado countryside, but there’s much more to the ranch than just horseback riding, amazing food and the myriad outdoor and indoor activities. C Lazy U is a working dude ranch, meaning that there is a lot going on behind the scenes. … Continue Reading »

CLU Tops Conde Nast Traveler’s Best Resorts in Colorado

Since 2014, C Lazy U Ranch has been honored to be listed among some of the greatest resorts, hotels and destinations in Conde Nast Traveler’s prestigious Readers’ Choice Awards. This year, for the 2018 awards, we’re even prouder: thanks to our guests all over the world, C Lazy U Ranch has been named the best … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Ranch Traditions You’ll Never Forget

A dude ranch vacation at C Lazy U is chock-full of Western traditions: horseback riding, fishing, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. Guests can enjoy all of those important Colorado traditions as part of their dude ranch experience, but there are a few others that you’ll only find at C Lazy U. Daily Jingle: Watch … Continue Reading »

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It’s hard to believe that it has already been a century since C Lazy U first opened its ranch to guests — but with 100 years of accommodations comes so many memories we wanted to share and celebrate! Our luxurious dude ranch in Granby, Colorado, was originally purchased in 1919 by Wilson Smillie, and it … Continue Reading »

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“Brought out this city girl's inner cowgirl!”

I cannot say enough about this vacation - best I've had in years! We were celebrating a friend's 40th and thought going to a dude ranch might be something different and fun. C LAZY U exceeded our wildest expectations!

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