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10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U Ranch This Summer

Time is quickly running out to book a summer getaway at C Lazy U for 2015 with only two weeks with remaining availability, though it’s never too early to start planning for summer 2016 too! Are you ready for a luxurious outdoor escape in colorful Colorado in the heart of the Rocky Mountains? For anyone … Continue Reading »

5 Reasons to Go on Spring Break in Colorado

When you hear the words “spring break,” you may think of college kids in Cancun — but spring break is actually something that the whole family can enjoy. The kids are home from school for a week or two, and the parents have to figure out a way to keep them (and themselves) occupied and … Continue Reading »

5 Reasons to Host a Family Reunion at CLU

Family reunions don’t happen often enough — and when they do happen, they are too short to spend the quality time you need with your family members, some of whom may have traveled a long way. Instead of a one- or two-day event at your average venue where you simply eat food, chat and go … Continue Reading »

7 Ways to Bond With Your Family at the Ranch

Guests know C Lazy U Ranch for being a family’s dream vacation spot, with tons of adventurous activities, comfortable family-style cabins and food that even the pickiest children can’t resist. Couple those amenities with the famed Kids Program, and you’ve got yourself a family vacation spot that you’ll keep coming back to. Those that want … Continue Reading »

Back to School? Bask in the Memories of C Lazy U

With the sun setting earlier, the air turning crisp and the schools opening their doors for yet another year, it’s time to say so long to summer. Your family vacation at C Lazy U may feel as though it happened so very long ago, but there are still ways to keep that dude ranch spirit … 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 »

Celebrate Relaxation Day and Laziness at C Lazy U

Those Lazy crazy days of summer may be coming to an end, but August is particularly good month to relax. Official ‘Lazy Day’ is recognized on August 10, and National Relaxation day falls on August 15. August is the month to claim your vacation days (or just play hooky) and do absolutely nothing at all. … Continue Reading »

Colorado-Style Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, forget the flowers, perfume, and housewares. If there’s one thing that any mom wants above all, it’s quality time with her kids. Surprise Mom with an adventurous new experience instead of more stuff. Celebrate motherhood this spring with a getaway to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains – complete with pampering, dining, adventure, and memory-making. … Continue Reading »

Enter Our Social Summer “Mug Shot” Photo Contest!

Now that summer has officially started, we are ready and raring to kick off our summer photo contest!! We are sure you’re on some sort of social media platform, whether it’s Twitter or Instagram. So why not use these platforms to win cool, free stuff? Check out how much fun summers are at C Lazy … Continue Reading »

Give a One-of-a-Kind Mother’s Day Gift

Attention, everyone who has a mom: Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 14, this year. If you want to do something extra special, the time to start planning is now! Here in the beautiful Centennial State of Colorado, Mother’s Day takes on a mountain western feel. Moms here always appreciate the classic bouquet of flowers … Continue Reading »

How to Plan a Family-Bonding Winter Vacation

Taking a vacation is a perfect way to help family members bond with one another, which is especially important when you consider the impact it has on children. Vacations can also have a profound effect on overall happiness, underlining the benefits even a short trip can have for you and your loved ones. Learn how … Continue Reading »

I Decided I Need a Dude Ranch Vacation!

I have recently come under scrutiny for pictures taken of me, as seen here, in less than…commendable positions. I know, I know what you’re all thinking: “what a lazy-” but you know what? It’s not easy being the face of the C Lazy U Ranch, where we’ve been providing horseback riding vacations and dude ranch … Continue Reading »

In the Spotlight: Meet the C Lazy U Counselor Crew

C Lazy U is a true family dude ranch, offering both parents and kids an unforgettable vacation. While family togetherness is always a given, we make sure that the kids have their own fun while the adults are off on their own — and it’s all thanks to the talented, dedicated counselors running the C … Continue Reading »

Planning a Perfect Family Spring Break Vacation in Colorado

Colorado is one of the most popular destinations for spring break, primarily thanks to springtime snow and its unmatched slopes for skiing — but not everyone wants to spend a whole week speeding downhill. To make sure everyone in the family (including the adults!) has a great time over spring break, plan your family spring … Continue Reading »

Someone needs to take a fall vacation – soon!

Happy Fall blog readers! Gosh, I tell you what- this donkey remembers when November was a quiet time at the ranch, but those days are no more- Thanksgiving only has a few rooms left available, and there are even less for Christmas and New Years this year- have you booked your fall vacation yet? In … Continue Reading »

Summer in the Rockies: A Family Adventure

Choosing the destination for your next family summer vacation can be tricky, especially if you have picky kids. Luckily, there’s a place that ticks all the boxes: Colorado. When whittling down your destinations, there are usually filters to help guide your decision: you want a family-friendly place that’s close to nature, or you’re looking for … Continue Reading »

The Best in the West for Unique Spring Break Vacations

A week of relaxation, fun and a carefree attitude: that’s what spring break is for. But kids and teens shouldn’t be the only ones to benefit, since parents often need a break too! While some families are away on their own spring break vacations, take part in a special spring break for families in the … Continue Reading »

This Year, Pass the #TravelSauce

When the conversation around the table gets too bland during this year’s holiday feast, break out the travel sauce — and start discussing your family’s next great vacation! While everyone is busy filling their bellies, you can start working up a new appetite for adventure. According to the Family Travel Association, a coalition of family … Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and of course there is no better place to spend it than with family and friends. But, how about spending your Thanksgiving family vacation in Colorado with friends and family in the heart of the Rocky Mountains just a short drive from the city with all the hard work … Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit C Lazy U in the Winter

  It’s official – winter is here! The temperatures sure are dropping this week, but the fun winter activities are just starting to heat up! If you are looking to plan a fun family winter vacation, C Lazy U dude ranch is your top choice for a wide range of winter activities to keep the … Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Colorado on your Next Vacation

Colorado has been an extremely popular vacation destination for decades, and it’s easy to understand why. Here are ten reasons why The Centennial State should be at the top of your vacation list! 1. The Mountains Perhaps the most obvious reason to visit Colorado are our mountains – the majestic Rocky Mountains to be specific. … Continue Reading »

What is a Luxury Dude Ranch?

Dude ranches don’t have to feel like an outdated summer camp. At an all-inclusive luxury dude ranch, you won’t find creaky bunks or cafeteria food. Instead, you’ll experience top-notch accommodations and gourmet meals. C Lazy U has mastered rustic luxury and “five-spur service” in the remote Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Yes, five-star luxury is possible … Continue Reading »

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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 »

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