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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 »

A Fresh Take on Water Treatment at C Lazy U

C Lazy U Ranch’s water comes from natural springs from the hillside at the ranch, making for some of the purest and cleanest water on earth. You can literally drink the water out of the springs, but Colorado state requires that you treat the water for safety regardless of how naturally pure it is. In … Continue Reading »

Women in the Rockies: Coaches Announcement

C Lazy U is hosting Women in the Rockies in September 2018, a wellness adventure led by Duke Trained Integrative Health coach Janet Solie, PA, MS. Below, coach Janet announces a couple of new additions for this year’s event. “I am pleased to announce an important enhancement to this year’s Women in the Rockies Wellness … Continue Reading »

Baby Alice: Almost All Grown Up

Guests these days may find it hard to spot “Baby” Alice on the ranch when surrounded by our other horses, having grown so much (and so fast!) since she was born at C Lazy U almost two years ago. Our wranglers have had a lot of fun with Alice, our unexpected addition to the herd … Continue Reading »

Spring Break in the Snow Without the Busy Ski Resorts

When people think of spring break in Colorado, they often imagine skiing down the slopes and hunkering down in a ritzy resort or cozy cabin to enjoy the springtime snowfall. For families looking for something a little different, however, there are still plenty activities other than skiing during spring break in Colorado, ranging from the … Continue Reading »

Highlights of 2017’s Find Your Inner Cowgirl Retreat

During the Find Your Inner Cowgirl Retreat Through Body, Mind, Equine 2017, the ladies experienced so many incredible moments. I hope they will inspire you to join us from May 10–13, 2018 at C Lazy U Ranch to discover your inner cowgirl! This unique 3-night women’s retreat leads participants on a journey of awareness, growth, … Continue Reading »

5 Romantic Spots on the Ranch

Romance is built right into C Lazy U Ranch. Its towering mountain backdrop, crystal-clear waters, and relatively remote location in Colorado give couples the rare opportunity to get away from it all in one of the most magical places on earth. When you’re visiting C Lazy U, whether you’re there as a couple or with … 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 »

Lux Names C Lazy U ‘Best All-Inclusive Luxury Dude Ranch’

With nearly 100 years’ experience, we’re confident that we’ve perfected the art of providing guests with a once-in-a-lifetime dude ranch vacation: a mix of rugged ranch activities and the luxury of a five-star (or, in our case, five-spur!) resort. Thanks to LUX magazine, we know we’ve truly mastered that balancing act — C Lazy U … 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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“3rd Trip Here- Fall more in love with it each time...”

I am a single mom who travels with my now 8 and 10 year old, and have found "Dude Ranches" to be a great combination for us. Kids activities/adult acitivities/family time. We tried a few but a year ago ended up here. Now, we have no reason to go ANYWHERE else - we have only been here 4 days and the kids are already begging to come back.

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