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Summer in the Rockies: A Family Adventure

June 13, 2024

Choosing the best family summer vacation can be tricky, especially if each member of your family has competing ideas on how they’d like to spend their time. Luckily, there’s a place where you don’t have to choose.

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Welcome to C Lazy U Ranch, the all-inclusive luxury resort and dude ranch in Granby, Colorado where your family summer vacation dreams come true. Whether your family craves excitement & adventure, time in the great outdoors, peaceful relaxation, or gourmet dining, our Colorado ranch near Denver offers an unparalleled experience that caters to all ages and interests. 

Your Summer Adventure Begins at C Lazy U

Embrace Nature’s Beauty

For those who love the great outdoors, the Colorado Rockies are a paradise with majestic mountain views, expansive blue skies, vibrant wildflower fields, and abundant wildlife.  At C Lazy U, we fully immerse our guests in the natural wonders of the West. With an array of outdoor ranch activities, you won’t just admire nature — you’ll be one with it. Explore 8,500 acres of preserved Western land on horseback, mountain bike, or foot, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and connect with the untouched beauty surrounding you.

Read More: Why C Lazy U Offers the Ultimate Horseback Riding Vacation

woman horseback riding at C Lazy U Ranch in Granby

Thrilling Adventures Await

At C Lazy U Ranch, adventure is woven into the fabric of daily life. We have no shortage of incredible, all-inclusive activities to carve lasting memories from. Get paired with the perfect horse just for you, then see what authentic Western thrills are all about. Hit the trails, hone your riding skills, push cattle, and even participate in an on-ranch rodeo competition. When you’re not in the saddle, you can try your hand at activities like trap shooting, hatchet throwing, archery, guided fishing, yoga, our ropes course & zipline, and more! 

Related: What Guests Wish You Knew About C Lazy U

Adult mountain bikers on trail at C Lazy U Ranch

Relax in Luxury

At C Lazy U, while adventure abounds, there are plenty of opportunities to relax and rejuvenate. Lounge by the pool, savor a refreshing drink, catch some Zs in our five-star lodgings, or indulge in a one-of-a-kind pampering session at the Lazy You Spa. The ranch provides a perfect balance of excitement and tranquility, ensuring that every family member finds their ideal way to relax.

the summer luxury resort spa at C Lazy U

Culinary Delights for Every Palate

At C Lazy U, we’re honoring a century-and-a-half of incredible Colorado culinary traditions. Our gourmet meals — using fresh, farm-to-table seasonal ingredients — are paired with an award-winning wine list curated by our in-house sommelier. With a marriage of European fine dining and traditional American Western flavors, there’s something to make any mouth water. 

High-end dessert at C Lazy U Ranch

Romantic Escapes

Even on a family vacation, there’s room for romance. At C Lazy U, we understand the importance of adult time. While the kids are entertained by our renowned Kids & Teens Program, parents can sneak away for a candlelit dinner, a relaxing spa treatment, or a romantic picnic at one of the ranch’s many scenic spots.

Couple poses with donkeys and horses at C Lazy U Ranch

Create Unforgettable Family Memories

Imagine a summer getaway where every family member finds their perfect adventure. From thrilling activities to serene relaxation, gourmet dining to romantic getaways, the award-winning C Lazy U Ranch in Granby, Colorado is the destination for the ultimate family summer vacation.

Contact us to plan your stay or learn more, and discover all the fun & excitement of the great American West!

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After riding for two days a massage was definitely in order ... and Alejandro did a fantastic job. A special thank you to Kristin Craig who recognized my pain and discomfort and arranged for a copper tub soak on short notice.

~ Stephen H., 09-21-2021

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