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Cattle Drive Vacations

Cattle drive vacations are a real highlight at ranches, offering you the opportunity to submerse into true cowboy culture.

Whether you're a beginner, novice or advanced rider, cattle drives are the ultimate and most authentic way to experience the western lifestyle on your dude ranch vacation and horseback riding holiday

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Alisal Ranch

10,000 acres of privately-owned land in the beautiful California countryside

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 200
  • 30 miles

Badger Creek Ranch

Ideal for those looking for a working cattle ranch experience. The horses are their partners and horsemanship is the main focus. Instruction in all aspects of horsemanship (groundwork and riding) is provided by skilled and experienced horsemen

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Oct
  • 10
  • 90 miles

Bar W Guest Ranch 

In a beautiful setting and with staff who pay close attention to detail, this is an ideal location for your honeymoon or wedding

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 42
  • 16 miles

Bitterroot Ranch

Serious riding and horsemanship program, offering Centered Riding, TTEAM and Natural Horsemanship clinics

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Sep
  • 30
  • 81 miles

Bonanza Creek

Real ranchers on a 250,000-acre ranch in a beautiful Montana mountainous setting. The landscape of the area is diverse, dramatic and expansive – from large valleys and open country, to steep peaks, to rushing rivers, to heavily timbered mountain sides

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jun-Sep
  • 12
  • 100 miles

Brush Creek Ranch

Rustic-chic, high-end luxury. Very diverse topography-high mountain desert, cottonwood studded creek bottoms to high mountain riding in the Medicine Bow

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Oct
  • 120
  • 13 miles

Bull Hill Ranch 

Diverse, quality horseback riding experiences and adventures on healthy, athletic and well-trained horses. Experienced wranglers and breathtaking trails for riders of all ability

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Nov
  • 35
  • 35 miles

Burnt Well Guest Ranch

The hospitality of the owners Kim and Patricia is unparalleled – fun warm and low-key

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 10
  • 30 miles

Double Rafter Cattle Drives

Authenticity of the cowboying life; thoughtful, gracious hosts and food cooked outside in nature

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jun-Sep
  • 20
  • 30 miles

Estancia Ranquilco

Ranquilco is like a hidden world, set deep in the Patagonian mountains the only way in is on horseback! True adventure and unparalleled remoteness for the avid rider

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Apr, Nov-Dec
  • 10
  • 265 miles

Gros Ventre River Ranch

The scenery is breathtaking: Located in the Grand Teton National Park, you can see the spectacular Tetons from the deck of the main lodge and the Gros Ventre River runs right through the property

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jun-Sep
  • 40
  • 12 miles

High Lonesome Ranch 

Unique and breathtaking scenery and terrain: heavily timbered north slopes contrast sharply with the eroding clay buttes on the south slopes.

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Aug, Nov
  • 38
  • 40 miles

Latigo Ranch 

Offers guests a genuine and relaxing experience with horses and nature

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Mar, Jun-Sep, Dec
  • 35
  • 65 miles

Los Banos Ranch

Ideal for backcountry horseback riding, the landscape is pristine and unspoiled. The diversity in this land and plant life makes it an exotic ranch vacation

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Apr, Aug-Dec
  • 14
  • 55 miles

McGinnis Meadows

This is a true horse and cattle ranch, and they incorporate guests into their way of life with the added feature of a high-end ambience

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Apr-Oct
  • 20
  • 70 miles

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch

You will enjoy a 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio for unparalleled service and detailed attention – you’ll feel very valued and special!

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Oct
  • 85
  • 41 miles

Red Reflet Ranch 

Bob and Laurence are hands-on owners and make you feel like you are visiting their home; they care deeply about each aspect of your stay

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Oct
  • 32
  • 35 miles

Rowse's 1+1 Ranch

As an adults-only ranch, it's the vacation where you can really get away and enjoy time with your partner, friends or family with no distractions!

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • May-Oct, Dec
  • 10
  • 90 miles

Sweet Grass Ranch

There’s an incredible natural rock water slide about 40 yards long, ending in a clear, sparkling creek

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jun-Sep
  • 25
  • 130 miles

Texas Ranch Life

A real working cattle ranch: watch real cowboys roping, working cattle, steer doctoring, cutting, team penning, branding, and bronc-breaking and training

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 60
  • 80 miles

The Hideout Lodge and Guest Ranch  

The staff at The Hideout will make your stay memorable; they are detail-oriented, down-to-earth and service-driven

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Apr-Oct
  • 25
  • 65 miles

The Home Ranch 

Open year-round, you can enjoy the best of every season in stunning Colorado

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Mar, Jun-Oct, Dec
  • 45
  • 50 miles

The Resort at Paws Up 

Perfect for those seeking a resort-style stay in the wide-open Montana landscape. You are situated in your own private luxury home or luxury tent, where you’ll enjoy the services of your own personal butler and chef, plus there’s a gorgeous common area

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 225
  • 35 miles

Tombstone Monument Ranch

Unique Old West decor and atmosphere – you feel as if you are in another place and time

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 36
  • 70 miles

Triple Creek Ranch 

A couple's haven! Rated #1 for romance with luxury accommodations, chef's table dining, candlelit dinners, moonlight strolls, private cabins, movies under the stars... you’re also welcomed with a bottle of wine and basket of goodies

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • All year
  • 66
  • 40 miles

Vista Verde 

Outstanding riding facilities, including an indoor heated arena for winter riding, lessons and clinics geared toward all riding levels, and their high-end horse program means you know you're riding top horses

  • Open
  • Max Guests
  • Nearest Airport
  • Jan-Mar, Jun-Sep, Dec
  • 52
  • 40 miles