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16 Awesome Cowgirl Getaways For 2017!

Because girls just wanna have fun!

Make 2017 the year of the Cowgirl Getaway! If you’re looking for the perfect girlfriend getaway this year, why not try out a dude ranch vacation that’s tailor made for cowgirls? Ideal for bachelorettes, office outings, family gatherings and more, you and your girl group can turn your hoof to anything, from riding the trails and spa time, to watersports and wine tasting. There’s truly something for everyone!

5th Annual Cowgirl Up for the Cure: Brush Creek Ranch, Wyoming USA

When? September 24-27, 2017 How much? All-inclusive, three-night package is $2,964pp (of which $750pp is donated back to Susan G. Komen®). Your contribution will be matched, dollar for dollar by the Bruce and Beth White family. What’s included? Lodging, meals, soft drinks, premium spirits, beer and wine, and a wide range of activities with guides, gear and instruction. Ranch fee also included which covers service fee and all applicable taxes. Excludes spa experiences and elite adventures. Other restrictions may apply, based on availability. Pricing subject to change. Why choose Brush Creek Ranch? This is the chance to gather up your girlfriends, mothers, daughters and sisters for three days that you’ll cherish forever! Take time this fall to reconnect with heartfelt hugs, high fives and hours of laughter. The fantastic Cowgirl Up for the Cure event will benefit Susan G. Komen® and you’ll have the chance to celebrate the return of special guest Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Founder and Global Chair of Susan G. Komen, along with the Komen Scholar Dr. Jennifer Pietenpol. Bond over: adventures and activities, fitness challenges, fireside chat, Manduka yoga, wellness experiences and spa treatments.

Take me there!, 307-327-5284

Cowgirl Bootcamp: The Alisal Guest Ranch Resort & Spa, California USA

When? April, May, September and October 2017, call for actual dates How much? From $1,000 a night based on double occupancy, suite rates available What’s included? Evening cocktails, all meals and wine with dinner, daily horse riding, gourmet picnic lunch at Alisal Lake, gift basket on arrival, rope and barrel racing lesson, archery and line-dancing lessons, private winemaker’s presentation, evening entertainment Why choose The Alisal? Ride over 50 miles of stunning trails, then wind down with the girls in their spa and fitness center. Spend fun-filled days on the 100-acre spring-fed lake; try watersports, fly-fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Your cowgirl dude ranch vacation at The Alisal combines the best of Wild West culture with the adventures of working on a real cattle ranch – all in laid-back Alisal style.

Take me there!, 1.888.4.ALISAL

Klicks For Chicks: Triple Creek Ranch, Montana USA

When? October 11-16, 2017 How much? From $1,050 per couple, per night, $200 per night discount for solo travelers What’s included? All-inclusive; all meals, house wines/spirits/beers, all Klicks for Chicks activities and many other ranch activities Why choose Triple Creek? This riding-intensive, all-women event offers cowgirls the opportunity to traverse great expanses of the Montana wilderness on their dude ranch vacation. Aim to ride up to 100km (or ‘klicks’) over the course of four days and the ranch donates $1 to Summit for Parkinson’s for every klick ridden! You and the girls will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch prepared mountainside in the wilderness and a fun-filled awards ceremony celebrating the intrepid spirit of the Klicks for Chicks cowgirls. Space is limited to 12 riders, so get in there fast!

Take me there!, 406.821.4600

Cowgirl Up! The Bar W Guest Ranch, Montana USA

When? May 21-27, October 1-7, October 15-21, 2017 How much? Double occupancy ranges from $1,980-$2,526pp What’s included? All-inclusive; lodging, meals, private Vintner’s presentation, cowgirl dancing, two-hour spa package, all ranch activities (horseback riding, skeet shooting, fly-fishing lessons, archery, barrel racing, cattle work, etc) Why choose The Bar W? This exciting package encompasses the best of nature and nurture, so is perfect if you and your girls want time to relax and rejuvenate on your dude ranch vacation. There’s the opportunity to spend a lot of time in the saddle and learn authentic Western activities, but there’s also plenty of time for indulgences, such as a spa treatments, shopping, Western dance lessons and wine tasting.

Take me there!, 406-863-9099,

Cowgirls and Working Women of the West: Latigo Ranch, Colorado USA

When? June 4-10, 2017 How much? $2,775pp What’s included? Lodging, meals, all activities, horse riding, riding instruction, taxes, gratuities Why choose Latigo Ranch? On your cowgirl getaway dude ranch vacation to Latigo, you’ll learn horsemanship skills and make new friends under the splendor of the spectacular Rocky Mountains. Hear tales of life on the ranch with genuine working women of the West and turn your hoof to new things: shooting, line dancing, wagon rides, fly-fishing, whip cracking, tomahawk throwing and lots, lots more!

Take me there!, 970-724-9008

Fall Yoga and Horseback Riding Retreat: Bitterroot Ranch, Colorado USA

When? August 27-September 3, 2017 How much? $2,900 for shared accommodation, plus $300 for private accommodation What’s included? All-inclusive; meals, accommodation, horseback riding, taxes and gratuities Why choose Bitterroot? Feel the stress melt away on your riding and yoga ranch vacation with the girls. Each day will combine yoga sessions and exhilarating rides in the vast Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. There is also the option of a couple riding lessons if you would like to focus on improving your riding during the week.

Take me there!, 1.800.545.0019

Wild West Women Adventures: Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, Montana USA

When? May 5-10, 16-21, 23-28, 2017 How much? Five-night package $2,000pp, four-night package $1,600pp What’s included? Accommodation, meals, a tour of Yellowstone National Park, all onsite ranch activities, including horseback riding, guided hiking, yoga, fly-fishing instruction and golfing on their private course, airport transportation and all gratuities Why choose Mountain Sky? A rider’s and hiker’s dream, this Montana girls getaway ranch vacation allows women to connect with the land, be a cowgirl and enjoy a truly authentic guest ranch experience. Explore Montana’s pristine Rocky Mountains on daily trail rides, have a go at a variety of unique horsemanship activities and interactive demonstrations, and learn to groom and tack horses. A three-to-five course gourmet meal is the perfect treat at the end of a long day, but save room for a nightcap and some two-stepping to local musicians in the saloon! Minimum age 21.

Take me there!, 406-333-4026

Riding and Yoga Retreat for Women, With Julie Goodnight: The C Lazy U, Colorado USA

When? October 13-16, 2017 How much? $381pppn What’s included? All meals, evening cocktails, yoga and horse riding (clinics and trail rides) – you can bring your own mount if you wish! Why choose C Lazy U? Mix your girls getaway up, and enjoy a dude ranch vacation with world-class accommodation, riding and yoga programs included! Each group will have a daily mini-clinic to hone your horse riding skills, then the rest of the day is filled with yoga sessions, trail riding, hot-tubbing, spa treatments (extra charges apply) or any of the other ranch activities you may wish to try out.

Take me there!, 970-887-3344

Wild West Cactus Cowgirls: White Stallion Ranch, Arizona USA

When? April 23-29, 2017 How much? Single room $2,000, double room $1,800pp. Price includes tax and 15% service charge What’s included? Margarita welcome party, lodging, all meals, ranch activities (including a breakfast ride, a gun safety class and target shooting, yoga, country western/dance classes), horseback riding and airport transfers Why choose White Stallion? Known for its friendly atmosphere, varied riding activities and great food, women traveling alone or with girlfriends will never feel like strangers at this homey ranch. This adventure program offers lots of activities for you to enjoy on your cowgirl getaway and there’s also time to enjoy some genuine ranch relaxation.

Take me there!, 888-977-2624 or 520 297 0252

Girlfriend Getaway Weeks: Red Horse Mountain Ranch, Idaho USA

When? September 10-16, 17-23, 2017 How much? All-inclusive rate per person $2,250pp before tax, plus 15% service fee. Group rates offered for a minimum of eight ladies What’s included? Snacks, three daily meals, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, lodging, ranch activities, one-hour massage, airport transfers, evening entertainment Why choose Red Horse Mountain? This girls getaway ranch vacation package gives you the freedom to kick back, and let your daily worries and stress fade away – the only deadline you’ll have is getting your horse back to the barn in time for cocktail hour! Your ranch vacation will be all about great food, memorable conversation, spectacular views and a whole bunch of healthy adventure.

Take me there!, 888-689-9680

Cowgirl Retreat: Bonanza Creek, Montana USA

When? July 20-23, 2017 How much? Call the Touched By A Horse office for current prices What’s included? Lodging, all meals, horse riding and some special gifts from course leader, psychotherapist and Equine Gestalt Coach, Melisa Pearce Why choose Bonanza Creek? Get the girls together and leave your worries behind, feel the stress drop away as lifelong friendships are made. At this unique dude ranch vacation retreat, you’ll gain a better connection with yourself and other like-minded women while you relax by the campfire under the big Montana sky. Learn to ride with Mindfulness and truly connect to horses, leaving for home with a clearer vision and a path to follow.

Take me there! 303 440-7120 or 866 652-8704

Cowgirl Getaway: Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch, New Mexico USA

When? Just get a group of 8-10 girls together and book the whole ranch to yourselves on week of your choice in 2017! (Subject to availability) How much? Seven-night package $2,249, six-night package $1,928 What’s included? All meals, accommodation, horseback riding, hiking, activities and entertainment Why choose Geronimo Trail? The perfect opportunity to get the girls together, the ranch will grant your group a week of undivided attention. Ride through incredible deep canyons with crystal clear streams running through. See the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest from high mountain overlooks, and learn about the history of the area and the people who lived here over 1,000 years ago.

Take me there!, 575-772-5157

Cowgirl Week: Badger Creek Ranch, Colorado USA

When? Due to the ranch’s small capacity of six to eight guests, any week can be Cowgirl Week! Just bring your group of girlfriends and the ranch will do the rest! How much? Cowgirl wall tent with shared bath $225pppn, rooms from $250pppn What’s included? Lodging, three meals a day (plus snacks), all ranch activities Why choose Badger Creek Ranch? This authentic working cattle ranch prefers to get to know their guests, and will give you and your girls as much personal attention and instruction as possible on your dude ranch vacation. There’s a strong emphasis placed on horsemanship and guests learn to develop a soft relationship with the horses. Help out with ranch work or take a hike, go fishing, pitch horseshoes or go wild and practice your cowgirl skills on their roping dummy. There’s plenty of time to relax, too.

Take me there!, 719-837-2962

Girlfriend Getaways: The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch, Wyoming USA

When? Because of their limited guest numbers, they can help you achieve a nearly customized ranch vacation. So get the girls together and get going! How much? Call or email the ranch for current prices What’s included? All riding and non-riding ranch activities, accommodation, meals, pre-dinner cocktail hour, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages Why choose The Hideout? The Hideout is dedicated to making sure your girls getaway is authentic, and women can pick and choose the activities they would like to enjoy together on their dude ranch vacation. All you have to do is get in touch and let the ranch know what you would like to do, and they’ll let you know if it’s possible – for sure they will endeavor to make it happen!

Take me there!, 1-800-354-8637 or 1-307-765-2080

Share and Save Special: Vista Verde, Colorado USA

When? Book your girls getaway before 17th February 2017 and save 25% on your winter ranch vacation How much? All-inclusive rates start at $1,375pp for three nights. But here’s the deal: if you book your girls dude ranch vacation before 17th February, the first two girls in your cabin pay the regular rack rate and any additional guests save 50%. So, if you and three girlfriends share a cabin, you can share the savings and each get 25% off! What’s included? All meals, beer and wine, activities, guides, equipment, instruction and airport transfers Why choose Vista Verde? Hang out and try new activities with your girl group or choose to each go in your own direction during the day! One can backcountry ski through the woods, another can join the horsemanship clinic, another might fancy a cooking class… it’s totally up to you, just enjoy!

Take me there!, 800-526-7433

McGinnis Meadows Cattle & Guest Ranch, Montana USA

When? April 30-May 6, May 7-13, 2017 How much? From $1,735 ppp room, double cabins from $1,865 – book before March 1st and receive 10% off What’s included? Daily, clinic-style Buck Brannaman instruction, breakfast, snacks and dinner Why choose McGinnis Meadows? You and your girlfriends will enjoy a real dude ranch experience in spectacular Montana landscapes! The ranch’s herd of cattle will be arriving and there’ll be the chance to get involved with outdoor Buck Brannaman horsemanship and authentic cattle work. Yeehaaw!

Take me there!, 406-293-5000

For more information and to book your dream dude ranch vacation, visit us at Top50 Ranches or call 1-707-217-5205 to speak to our dedicated Concierge team.

Happy trails!

The Top50 Ranches team

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