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Winter Wonderland Getaways

Winter Wonderland Getaways

Join us for an amazing Winter Wonderland Escape and enjoy the C Lazy U’s award-winning ranch lifestyle this winter!

  • DudeRanch.com lists the C Lazy U as “Best dude ranch to visit in winter” and you'll see why!
  • From horseback riding to snow tubing and cross-country skiing, we have lots of ways to play in the snow.
  • For your downhill skiing fix, we offer complimentary shuttles to nearby ski resorts.
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Outdoor Adventure Ski Weekend

Outdoor Adventure Ski Weekend

Join us for C Lazy U’s renowned backcountry skiing experience. No lifts means no lines and lots of private powder. Bring your AT skiing setup and earn your turns or let us take you to the top of the mountain via our snow-track ranger.

The inaugural ski package rates are discounted 25% as long as you show up with your backcountry gear and ski at least one run per day.

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Presidents’ Day Weekend

Presidents’ Day Weekend

Take advantage of the long Presidents' Day Weekend and come to the Ranch for a winter getaway vacation.

  • Kid's Program allows for romantic time alone, spent at the spa or on the trails
  • Enjoy all winter ranch activities such as horseback riding and cross-country skiing
  • Luxury lodging and gourmet meals round out the all-inclusive stay
  • 3 night minimum stay
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Family Spring Break Vacations

Family Spring Break Vacations

Spend spring break on a C Lazy U dude ranch adventure that the whole family won’t ever forget.

  • All-inclusive spring break packages feature luxury accommodations, gourmet meals and ranch activities
  • Enjoy activities like horseback riding, snowtubing, and cross-country skiing on miles of groomed trails
  • Take advantage of complimentary shuttles to famous Colorado ski resorts
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Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail with a basket full of eggs… and beer? Come join us for Easter weekend at C Lazy U and celebrate the holiday C Lazy U Ranch style! We'll have special programming, a very special Easter breakfast, plus lots of indoor and outdoor activities to keep the whole family busy.

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Julie Goodnight & Barbra Schulte Riding & Wholeness Retreat

Julie Goodnight & Barbra Schulte Riding & Wholeness Retreat

Gain new riding skills, explore your passions and indulge yourself in luxury during the exclusive Julie Goodnight & Barbra Schulte Riding & Wholeness Retreat for women.

  • Four nights and five days of horsemanship clinics and guided trail rides
  • Attend workshops on personal growth to explore your inner strengths
  • Learn to boost your confidence, control emotions and live a purposeful life
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Find Your Inner Cowgirl through Body, Mind, Equine

Find Your Inner Cowgirl through Body, Mind, Equine

Learn how to use yoga and yogic principles to improve your horsemanship skills during this exclusive retreat, led by International yoga teacher, retreat leader, author and long-time trail rider Cathy Woods.

  • Become a conscious rider through body, breathing, energy and present-moment awareness
  • Three-night retreat allows you to acquire skills to use on and off the saddle
  • All skill levels welcome, including beginners and advanced yoga practitioners and riders
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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

Bring your family to C Lazy U Ranch for a fun-filled weekend filled with outdoor adventure.

  • Kick off the summer with a weekend of horseback riding and ranch activities
  • Enjoy gourmet meals, luxury cabins and a chance to visit the award-winning spa
  • Come early and/or stay after to pack in even more excitement
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Singer Songwriter Week at C Lazy U with Monty Powell and Anna Wilson

Singer Songwriter Week at C Lazy U with Monty Powell and Anna Wilson

Experience the songwriting prowess and compelling vocal performances of husband and wife musical team, Monty Powell and Anna Wilson.

  • Learn how to write your first hit during a Songwriting Session
  • Attend an intimate private concert at the end of the week
  • Participate in all the typical ranch activities, including daily trail rides
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Adults-Only Getaway

Adults-Only Getaway

Join us for a late-summer adults-only getaway at C Lazy U to focus on yourself or your significant other.

  • Get outdoors and play like kids during Colorado's amazing late summer weather
  • Enjoy uninterrupted conversations in the company of adults
  • Do all the included ranch activities you want plus enjoy access to the Lazy You Spa
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Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend

Bring the family to the C Lazy U ranch for a fun-filled outdoor Labor Day weekend.

  • Enjoy a last-minute summer vacation with the kids before school starts
  • Kids Program offers children the chance to make new friends and explore the outdoors
  • Enjoy gourmet food, luxury cabins and dozens of ranch activities
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Adults-Only Short-Stay Deal

Adults-Only Short-Stay Deal

3-Night Kids-Free Getaway opportunity! Enjoy a late-summer adults-only getaway at the ranch without the usual 7-night minimum stay requirement. The weather will be great for trail riding, hiking, biking and more (including just lying around at the Lazy You Spa!)

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Adults-Only Weekend Fall 2023

Adults-Only Weekend Fall 2023

Attend an adults-only weekend at C Lazy U to reconnect with the other grownups in your life, including your special someone.

  • Marvel at the spectacular fall colors that transform the ranch into a golden utopia
  • Enjoy uninterrupted conversation and the company of adults
  • Take advantage of all C Lazy U’s ranch activities, including access to the Lazy You Spa
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Adults-Only 4-Night Getaway

Adults-Only 4-Night Getaway

Join us for an Adults-Only getaway in late September.

  • Fall in love with C Lazy U Ranch this autumn during your mountain getaway in Colorado.
  • Catch rainbow and brook trout on private streams while fly fishing
  • Enjoy myriad ranch activities, from horseback riding to a day at the Lazy You Spa
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Ranch Riding Adventure with Julie Goodnight

Ranch Riding Adventure with Julie Goodnight

Join renowned horse trainer and clinician Julie Goodnight for an amazing Ranch Riding Adventure.

  • Daily sessions include lessons with Julie, trail obstacle challenges, cattle sorting and guided trail rides
  • Evening activities include horsemanship workshops and socializing
  • Discounted rate offers an exclusive chance to experience world-class accommodations and gourmet meals
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Family Fall Break

Family Fall Break

Fall in love with C Lazy U Ranch this autumn for a family fall getaway in Colorado.

  • Experience the wonder of Colorado in the fall with its golden aspens and crisp air
  • Catch rainbow and brook trout on private streams while fly fishing
  • Take part in all of C Lazy U’s ranch activities, from horseback riding to a day at the Lazy You Spa
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Julie Goodnight’s Horsemanship Immersion

Julie Goodnight’s Horsemanship Immersion

Immerse yourself in horsemanship instruction during this 6-day, 5-night boot camp with Julie Goodnight! This program is designed for insatiable learners of all ability levels. Besides our luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, ranch activities and amenities, you'll enjoy:

  • Equitation and groundwork lessons
  • Training demonstrations
  • Hands-on workshops on horse behavior, health & first aid, conformation, saddle fit, bits & bitting, desensitizing
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November Family Getaway Dates

November Family Getaway Dates

Come to the ranch for a getaway with only a 2-night minimum stay! We've got lots of activities no matter what the weather is, and with a little luck you might even find some early-season powder at our elevation. Grab the kids and head on up!

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving alongside family, old friends and new friends in a Western atmosphere filled with laughter, mountain beauty and lots to do both indoors and out.

  • Thanksgiving celebration features a traditional dinner with turkey and all the trimmings
  • Come together for family game nights and evening entertainment
  • Take part in ranch activities, including horseback riding, archery and trap shooting
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Early Winter Family Dates

Early Winter Family Dates

Rare short-stay opportunity! Get an early start to winter fun with a trip up the mountain to C Lazy U Ranch! You'll enjoy lots of great activities (including complimentary shuttles to nearby ski resorts) plus our luxurious lodging and gourmet meals.

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Early Holiday Rate Saver

Early Holiday Rate Saver

Extend your holiday stay at C Lazy U! Come a little early for Christmas and save with early holiday rates.

  • Start the Christmas festivities early at C Lazy U Ranch
  • Save on your stay in luxury lodges with discounted rates
  • Enjoy ranch activities, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing and the feed wagon
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2023 All-inclusive Christmas Family Vacations

2023 All-inclusive Christmas Family Vacations

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Come celebrate a winter ranch vacation at C Lazy U and create lasting memories with the whole family — without the holiday stress.

  • Enjoy tree-trimming, gingerbread house building and cookie decorating with the kids
  • Go on sleigh rides to explore the ranch in festive style
  • Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner with family and new friends
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2023 All-Inclusive New Year’s Family Vacation

2023 All-Inclusive New Year’s Family Vacation

Ring in the New Year in style with C Lazy U's famous New Year's Eve Party!

  • Suitable for both families and couples, the ranch is a magical place to celebrate the end of a glorious year
  • Enjoy a live band, mechanical bull riding, dancing and refreshments at the party, plus a champagne toast at midnight
  • During the day, adults enjoy our winter activities while the kids are having fun with their counselors
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Post-Holiday Rate Saver

Post-Holiday Rate Saver

Grab a post-holiday winter vacation at C Lazy U to keep the spirit alive after the holidays!

  • Enjoy the whole C Lazy U experience, including the Kids Program
  • Enjoy all winter activities, including horseback riding, tubing and cross-country skiing
  • Sleep deeply in our comfy beds and enjoy our fabulous gourmet food at all three meals
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Martin Luther King Weekend

Martin Luther King Weekend

Enjoy the long Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend and escape to C Lazy U for some adventure and fun with the kids.

  • Spend some extra time with the family after the holidays
  • All-inclusive package features luxury lodging and gourmet meals
  • Take part in all winter ranch activities, including horseback riding and cross-country skiing
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At C Lazy U guest ranch we’re more than just an all-inclusive resort, we’re also a full-time, authentic working dude ranch. For more than a hundred years we’ve been preserving the traditions of the American West, and part of that means working and playing hard throughout the snowy months in our own Colorado winter wonderland. …

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