Recommend is a magazine for travel agents, so they are always on the lookout for new ideas about destinations to share with folks in the travel business. This month they featured All-Inclusive Retreats in the US, and included Vista Verde Ranch as one of their suggestions for a luxury dude ranch. Read the article….
Looking to plan a “date vacation?” Look no further than this list of 5 Epic Date Ideas In Colorado. The folks at Colorado Wine Experience came up with some great suggestions, and they included Vista Verde as one of their options for a romantic private ranch. Read the article….
With opening day nearing quickly, we are putting the finishing touches on all the old favorite aspects of the ranch, but also some “new and improved” features. It’s an exciting time, and a little frantic. The summer season of 2016 is going to be a launch pad for a few new activities and opportunities for…Details
Sam, our Head Wrangler, is a wealth of knowledge in an area that isn’t on most people’s radar: Saddle Fitting. Here, she shares some basic information about saddle fitting that gives a little insight into what goes on behind the scenes in the barn. Have you ever been uncomfortable in a pair of shoes, or…Details
Are you looking for something a bit different to jazz up your weekend breakfast? Our ranch chefs recommend this recipe for Cheddar Cheese-Chive Waffles (makes 8 waffles). Ingredients: 1½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup rye flour 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1/3 cup minced fresh chives 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon…Details
Fodor’s Travel put together an article on the 15 Best Family-Friendly Resorts for Summer Vacations, and included Vista Verde Ranch as one of their picks. This is a fun selection of US based resorts, ranches, and hotels that are great for family vacations in the summer. Read the article…
The past month has been a bleak one for those of us so spoiled by the ranch chefs the rest of the year. Gone were the fresh fruit bowls, the pastries, the hearty lunches on a cold, wet day, and the steaming platters of freshly prepared dinner time meals. Woe is us. We get…Details
As we near the summer dude ranch season, it’s time to start tuning up our dance moves! The folks at the Dude Ranchers’ Association put together a list of great ranches that offer Western dancing, and included Vista Verde and a photo from our barn dance in the article. So, pull on those boots, start…Details
You know the proverb “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?” Well, we all decided, as it was dumping snow during the final days of April, that whoever came up with that didn’t live up here in the mountains of Colorado. This spring has been one of snow, snow, and more…Details