• Trip Advisor
  • Fodors
  • National Geographic
  • Dude Ranch
  • AAA
  • Gayot
  • Saveur
  • Gene Kilgore’s 2015 World’s Best Ranches
WELCOME TO VISTA VERDE RANCH

Enjoy the splendor of the Rocky Mountains at our Colorado luxury dude ranch located just north of Steamboat Springs.

 

You’ll find a diverse offering of activities, amazing food, and a friendly staff. Oh, and the views aren’t bad either!

 

Let us treat you to the personalized service that comes when you mix AAA Four Diamond amenities with Western hospitality.  Relax with the ease of planning an all-inclusive vacation. And discover why so many people keep coming back Vista Verde Ranch for an unforgettable Colorado ranch vacation.

 

However you spend your time at Vista Verde Ranch, we will help you create a lifetime worth of memories.

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EXPERIENCE VISTA VERDE
7752
FEET IN ELEVATION
48
GUEST CAPACITY
360
INCHES SNOW A YEAR
112
MILES TO NEAREST MALL
AUTUMN, WINTER OR SUMMER, ANY TIME IS A GOOD TIME

Explore the many adventures to be had on your Vista Verde Ranch vacation.  Whether it’s a summer, autumn, or winter vacation,  there’s a variety of ways to enjoy your Colorado getaway!  Hover over the photos below to learn more.

  • Autumn
    Autumn

    Quaking aspens set the hillsides on fire, and everything is burnished in colors of red, orange and yellow. Autumn is the time for adult-only vacations and lots of adventure!

    Find an Autumn Activity
  • Winter
    Winter

    Imagine sitting by a roaring fire while the snow gently falls outside after a day of skiing, sleigh rides, and tubing. This is the epitome of a Winter Wonderland!

    Find a Winter Activity
  • Summer
    Summer

    The classic dude ranch season with a luxurious spin on the whole concept. S'mores by the campfire, outdoor adventures, and memories that will last a lifetime.

    Find a Summer Activity!
READ WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE RANCH
  • honeymoon vacation in Colorado
    Chicago Wedding Guide – August 2015

    We had a visit from Laura Wrasman from Chicago Wedding Guide last winter, and just the other day this gorgeous spread from the magazine showed up in our mailbox.  Laura wrote about Vista Verde Ranch......

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    Landing a dude ranch job- Interview with Beka

    With so many guests asking us how we get these amazing people to work at Vista Verde season after season, I thought it would be fun to do an interview with Beka, who handles the......

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    Southern Bride- July 2015

    Vista Verde is where the magic begins but never ends. As many couples and families do, you will find yourself wanting to plan an annual trip, perhaps every anniversary would be the perfect way to......

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