C Lazy U Press

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Brady Johnson
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Phone: (970) 887-3344
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C Lazy U Ranch Has Been Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s Choice 2016 Readers’ Choice Award “#3 Resort in Colorado and #9 in the USA”

October 19, 2016

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with C Lazy U Ranch  recognized as the #3 Resort in Colorado and #9 resort in the United States, with a score of 97.28 in both categories.

“The ranch is extremely excited and proud for achieving this award.  This is the 3rd consecutive year that we have been top 3 in Colorado and top 10 in the United States” – Brady Johnson – Director of Sales and Marketing.

Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year — cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.

C Lazy U Ranch is a 97 year old guest ranch that combines western ranching history and traditions with modern luxuries for families, groups, retreats and weddings.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. www.cntraveler.com

Press Contact: Victor De Vita – 212 286 6449 victor_devita@condenast.com

Conde Nast Traveler Includes C Lazy U in Family Fun Advice

August 11, 2016

Conde Nast Traveler’s article on How to Plan the Perfect Kid Friendly Vacation mentions C Lazy U Ranch in the section of advice for tweens. They mentioned that our kids program includes freedom from parents – but in a controlled group setting with a trained counselor serving as a role model – the kids form lasting bonds with their horse and their peers.

Read the article here

Travel & Leisure Tags C Lazy U on “Best Places to Go for Animal Encounters” Slideshow

May 25, 2016

Travel + Leisure Magazine’s recent article on “Best Places to Go for Animal Encounters” mentions C Lazy U as a place you can go to encounter horses. “There’s nothing quite like spending a week atop these amazing creatures,” says author Judy Koutsky, who also covered gorilla trekking in Uganda and checking out the blue-footed boobies in the Galapagos in this slideshow-style article.

See the slideshow here

Dallas News Highlights C Lazy U Ranch for a Stress-Free Camping Trip

May 13, 2016

Writer Lynn O’Rourke Hayes highlighted C Lazy U Ranch in her article for the Dallas News about where to go for a stress-free camping trip. We all know camping with the kids can be a bit of an undertaking! We are happy to turn it into a fun experience for all the family members. Lynn mentions spending the day hiking and horseback riding, then retreating to a tent…she is talking about our Glamping Tents. Luxury camping with all the comforts of home!

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Cowgirl Magazine Highlights C Lazy U Ranch for Ultimate Girlfriend Getaways

April 1, 2016

The April/May 2016 issue of Cowgirl Magazine includes a feature on C Lazy U Ranch for girlfriend getaways. Our Women in the Rockies event is listed as a “resort-style wellness retreat with an adventure twist.” We couldn’t have summarized it better ourselves!

Also mentioned are the famous Julie Goodnight clinics we host here three times a year. Some focus on ranch riding, and some focus on yoga instruction to enhance riding ability.

Any of these events at C Lazy U are perfect for women who want to de-stress and rejuvenate their spirits among other like-minded women.

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Wild animals are our neighbors here at C Lazy U Guest Ranch. On a visit to the ranch, you’re likely to spot some of the Rocky Mountains’ most iconic creatures, big and small. Right at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, we share the same wealth of wildlife that makes RMNP one of the … Continue Reading »

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“Amazing Getaway”

I recently went to C Lazy U with my husband, sister and son (age 7). We were there for 4 nights and it was truly one of the most amazing experiences I've ever had. All of us had a blast doing things we've never done before: horseback riding, trap shooting, hatchet throwing, archery, bb gun shooting, feeding horses. Oh - and the zip lining was a blast.

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