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Past Guests Share Their Favorite Memories of C Lazy U

We recently asked our fans on Facebook to share their favorite memory of the ranch. You all did not disappoint! Thanks for sharing your memories and making us smile, laugh, and reminisce on great times with you. We learned you love the oasis of fun and relaxation that a vacation at the ranch provides. Also, … Continue Reading »

What is a Dude Ranch? A Brief History

Today, “dude” means something like “bro”. But in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the word had a different slang meaning. Back then, a “dude” was an urbanite. It’s what western cattle ranchers, a.k.a. cowboys, called big-shot city slickers. When city dwellers from the East Coast discovered that ranch visits in the wide open West … 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 »

Colorado’s Wild Game Dishes: A Dining Guide

In the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, eating meat is an adventure. After exploring the high altitude terrain, sit down to an authentic regional meal complete with game meat. When looking at a menu, don’t confuse it for a wildlife guide. Try something new by sampling one of these exotic meats during your stay. Here’s a … Continue Reading »

Snow Day! Tubing, Snowshoeing and Skating (Oh My!)

Colorado takes its winter fun very seriously, and on weeks like this when the snowstorms leave behind a powder paradise and winter wonderland for everyone to rejoice in, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Colorado’s winter landscape. As a top snowshoeing and snow tubing destination in Colorado, every day at C Lazy U ranch … 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 »

10 Winter Weekend Getaway Moments for Families to Share

Family getaway moments are the stuff that childhood memories are made of. During a Colorado weekend winter getaway at C Lazy U Ranch, days are filled with magic moments for kids that will crystallize into lifelong memories. 1. Feeding the Ranch Animals After breakfast, each day on the ranch starts with the option to jump … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Who – Jude Dwyer

A great ranch is made up of many things: well trained horses, well-appointed cabins, fine dining and spectacular views. Here at the C Lazy U Ranch we know that we couldn’t truly be “Colorado’s Premier Guest Ranch” without our amazing and loyal employees. For that reason we’d like to introduce you to the members of … 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. C Lazy U dude ranch in Colorado is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Our all-inclusive ranch features first-class dining, luxury cabins, and some of the best Colorado outdoor activities. Here are ten reasons why The Centennial … Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving Traditions at C Lazy U Ranch

A family-owned ranch for 95 years, we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season each year with our ranch friends and family. We may be biased, but we don’t think there’s a more perfect place to celebrate with your loved ones than C Lazy U guest ranch in Colorado! Thanksgiving … Continue Reading »

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Colorado is beautiful in any season, but fall is one of the most colorful. The beautiful Rocky Mountains, spotted with fiery red-orange aspens, draw in hundreds of Colorado natives and tourists alike every year. At C Lazy U dude ranch, you’ll get a front row ticket to the riot of color that comes with a … Continue Reading »

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“A favorite place to return to again and again”

I just had the delightful experience of celebrating my birthday with 30 friends and family at C Lazy U ranch. Once again the service, food, activities and ambiance were exceptional. My husband and I said to each other that we could not imagine NOT returning every year. It truly is a treasured place for us.

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