Winter Activities

Winter Wonderland on the Ranch

A holiday spent with a blanket of fresh snow on the ground and cheer in the air – is there any image more nostalgic and classic? Perhaps you long for the country winters of your youth, or you need a romantic getaway as beautiful as your significant other – maybe the best gift for the … Continue Reading »

8 Reasons To Plan A Winter Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation

Named by DudeRanch.com as the “premier Dude Ranch in Colorado,” C Lazy U Ranch is the perfect destination for your winter vacation. Think of it as a “Winter Wonderland Escape,” with an array of fun, family-friendly, winter activities at your fingertips, including: Winter Horseback Riding  Horseback riding in the winter? It’s true. C Lazy U … Continue Reading »

Things You’ll Only See on the Winter Horseback Riding Trail

Winter horseback riding at our all-inclusive resort in Colorado is unlike any other experience you’ll have at a dude ranch in the American West, thanks to our 8,500 acres of prime Rocky Mountain landscape. We’ve got access to some of the best horseback riding trails in Colorado, and we try our best to make sure … 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 the Colorado mountains, ranging … Continue Reading »

How to Prepare for a Winter Vacation at C Lazy U

Between freshly fallen snow, breathtaking mountains, and winter sports, winter vacations in Colorado are hard to beat. To help you get the most out of your winter vacation at C Lazy U Ranch, we’re talking about the diverse mix of on- and off-ranch activities you can take part in and giving you a headstart on … Continue Reading »

A Winter Like No Other At C Lazy U

We have an ongoing debate at the ranch about what season is best at C Lazy U. The summer sympathizers are quick to point out that warm weather is best for a classic dude ranch experience and horseback riding. The winter enthusiasts beg to differ. You see, C Lazy U is tucked away in the … 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 »

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 »

Winter At a Dude Ranch?

You may think that you’d dig a Cowboy-style vacation only in the warmth of the summertime – a “City Slickers” movie experience seems like the way a guest ranch vacation should be, right? But why would you limit your horseback riding and chance to enjoy the western lifestyle to only a few months out of … 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 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 »

Fresh Powder Day!

We love pow pow days here at the ranch- I personally love them because I enjoy  rolling around in the snow to cool myself off… because I’m hot. What? Do you have any idea how much fur a Sicilian Donkey has- it’s like being in a broiler all the time! Anyway, here are a couple … Continue Reading »

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It’s finally Summer in the Rocky Mountains, and that means C Lazy U Ranch is painted with lush greenery and golden Colorado sunshine. Whether your days at the ranch are packed full of thrilling activities and western excitement, or spa pampering and self-reflection, you’ll need meals as grand as the West to keep you going. … Continue Reading »

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From the Horse's Mouth

Since it was my first time booking with the ranch I had many questions leading up to our visit. Some of which were probably repeat questions but anytime I called the front desk, the staff was always so patient and informative. Mike was our first introduction to the ranch and he really set the tone for the warm and inclusive welcome we received our whole trip.

~ Dani B., 09-06-2021

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