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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Dude ranches don’t have to feel like an outdated summer camp.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 »

Meet Dixie & Shoshoni – C Lazy U’s Horses of the Month

Dixie and Shoshoni are best friends who wanted to be featured together! Here’s a Special Note from Dixie and Shoshoni (the Wonder Pony) Hi! We are Dixie and Shoshoni, the ranch’s resident grandma and grandpa of the herd. We have been in love for many years. Dixie prefers to go on slow rides with 6 … Continue Reading »

Why Colorado Hunting Vacations Can’t Be Beat

Big game hunting is a big deal in Colorado. Seasoned hunters swap tales about the epic terrain and trophy elk to be won in Colorado’s mountain habitats. High plains, birch forests and rugged mountain slopes make natural havens for migrating herds of elk. The prime terrain, abundant and diverse animal populations and world-class hunting guides … Continue Reading »

Meet Chester – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

Here’s A Special Note from Chester Hi everyone! I am Chester, one of the most popular C Lazy U Ranch kid’s horses and also the star of a Hollywood Movie, Saddle Ridge Ranch! Please, please, please give me a scratch and a good rub if you see me as I LOVE to be groomed and … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Named Top 10 Best Resort by USA Today Readers

Thanks to your love of the ranch, C Lazy U made USA TODAY’s 2016 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Destination Resorts! This is the first year this category was including the USA TODAY’s Readers’ Choice travel awards and we’re excited to be recognized as one of the best destination resorts in the country. Your … Continue Reading »

C Lazy U Recognized as Premier Wine Destination by Wine Spectator

What’s the best way to unwind after a long day of horseback riding along amazing Rocky Mountain trails? A premium glass (or bottle) of wine of course! C Lazy U Guest Ranch prides itself on our 5-Spur service, and that includes a world-renowned, carefully cultivated wine list! Our hard work, careful selections, and dedication to … Continue Reading »

Planning the Perfect Rustic Ranch Wedding

If you have your heart set on a country wedding or a rustic wedding, there’s no better venue choice than a ranch. While there are plenty of barns for rent, these locations have been dolled up as wedding venues and have often lost the true charm only a working ranch can offer. Ranches that host … Continue Reading »

Meet Buck – C Lazy U’s Horse of the Month

This month’s Horse of the Month is Buck. He is named after his color, so don’t worry because he does not buck. In fact, Buck has been working at the ranch for so long that he has become an excellent teacher. He especially enjoys teaching kids how to trot and lope. His favorite way to relax after work is to roll in the mud!

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Fall Horseback Riding Vacations

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Dude ranches are, of course, famous for their horses. Since the very first dude ranches made their appearance in the early 20th century, horseback riding has been central to the this quintessentially western experience. But do city slickers who aren’t into horseback riding still have fun at a dude ranch? The answer is a definitive … Continue Reading »

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From the Horse's Mouth

“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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