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Dude ranch vacations at Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort are always going to be wonderful, but to make them even more special, this luxury dude ranch is giving you the opportunity to save money on your ranch vacation to the California dude ranch! Alisal Guest Ranch's valuable getaway packages for 2012 will appeal to steak lovers, budding singers and songwriters, moms and daughters, couples, wannabe cowgirls and more! Take a look at these special dude ranch vacation offers and find the package that'll make your 2012 dude ranch vacation to Alisal that extra bit special...

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SONGWRITERS’ WORKSHOP: February 5-12, 2012Budding singer or songwriter? This package offers a unique opportunity to personally work alongside Jim Messina, one the legendary musicians of this generation. This intensive seven-day package will help you develop songwriting and performance skills, and includes:• Intensive seven-day workshop hosted by Jim Messina • Saturday night concert performance with participants, celebrity guests and Jim Messina • Studio accommodation for eight days and seven nights • Daily meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner

WEEKEND CONCERT PACKAGE: February 10-12, 2012For Jim Messina fans, Alisal is offering a the chance to join Jim in an intimate evening of acoustic music and fine dining along with celebrity guest performances, in addition to all that the ranch has to offer. The package includes:• Studio accommodation for three days and two nights • Welcome basket including Jim Messina’s latest CD • Saturday night cocktail reception • Private dinner featuring local wines • Saturday night concert • Breakfast and dinner daily • Unlimited horseback riding, golf green fees, tennis, and fishing at Alisal Lake

BBQ BOOTCAMP: March 8-11, 2012 Full details here

MOTHER – DAUGHTER COWGIRL BOOTCAMP: March 29 - April 1, 2012This laid-back escape is a fantastic way to strengthen bonds and build fond memories that will last a lifetime. Wranglin’ cowgirls will learn the fundamentals of barrel racing, roping, and trail riding. This package includes:• Studio accommodation for four days and three nights • Cowgirl western amenity basket upon arrival • Receptions each evening • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, including wine with dinner • Gourmet picnic lunch, hat shaping and archery lesson at Alisal lake • Line dancing instruction • Daily horseback rides, roping, and barrel racing lessons and a mini cattle round-up

COWGIRL BOOTCAMP: May 6-9, 2012On this all-inclusive adventurous retreat, women can look forward to exploring over 50 miles of beautiful trails, learning archery, fishing and hat shaping all within the stunning surrounds of Alisal. The package includes:• Studio accommodation for four days and three nights • Gift basket filled with Cowgirl Amenities on arrival • Cocktail receptions each evening • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, including wine with dinner • Private wine maker's presentation • Gourmet picnic lunch at Alisal lake • Daily horseback rides with instruction and cattle round up • Line dancing, archery, hat shaping and barrel racing lessons • Nightly live entertainment in Alisal's Oak Room

COUPLES BOOTCAMP: October 8-21, 2012This is an ideal opportunity to treat your other half to a first-class Alisal adventure filled with thrills and pampered pleasures. The package includes:• Daily horseback rides • Rodeo instruction • Breakfast ride to the historic old Adobe • A Fly-fishing lesson • Nightly entertainment • Breakfast, lunch and dinner • Alisal Signature Massage for two • Gourmet wine dinner and special lakeside dinner • Moonlight hay ride • Romantic turn-down gifts • Taxes and service charges

HARVEST WEEKEND WITH LUCAS & LEWELLEN VINEYARDS: November 2012This fall, join the Alisal Guest Ranch with Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards for an unforgettable weekend to celebrate the fall harvest. This Western-focused wine event includes entry to an exclusive Harvest Party, a winemaker’s dinner, breakfast horseback ride, BBQ dinner, dancing, live entertainment and much more. The Harvest Party features live music, barrel and tank sampling and production tours. Complete the weekend with a round of golf, horseback riding or just relax and reflect on the bounty of the weekend. The package includes:• Studio accommodation for three days and two nights • Welcome basket • Breakfast and dinner daily, including wine with dinner• Welcome wine reception and BBQ dinner • Line dancing and Western entertainment • Sunday Breakfast ride to the Historic Adobe • Transportation and admission to Lucas & Lewellen Harvest Party • Wine reception • Winemaker’s dinner with Lucas and Lewellen Principals • Horseback riding on scheduled two hour rides, golf green fees, tennis and fishing at Alisal Lake

ROUND-UP VACATION: September – MayDuring select times of the year, the Alisal offers a special "Round-Up Vacation" Package. Unlimited golf, horseback riding on the regularly scheduled two-hour rides, access to the Fitness Center and Spa, tennis and fishing are included in the regular price of the room. This package applies to only two people per room and is non-transferable.Availability: The Round-Up Vacation Package is offered on stays of two or more consecutive nights, Sunday through Thursday from September - May. It is also offered on weekends from November through March. Holiday and summer restrictions apply. Inclusive activities begin at 1:00 pm on the day of arrival and end at 12:00 noon on the day of departure.

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