This seems to be the week for writers to be mentioning winter family vacations at Vista Verde Ranch! We had a great surprise to find this article from TalesofaRantingGinger.com titled “Top 10 Snow Vacations for Families– Beyond the Slopes” that has some great suggestions broken down into helpful categories. Read the article…..
Our friend Eileen Ogintz from TakingtheKids.com is here visiting us with her family for a winter vacation, and she posted a trip diary just this morning. Learn more about how she and her family are making the most of their time in Colorado. Read the trip diary….
As we near the time that families are making their way to Colorado for spring break vacations, the folks at Twiniversity posted an article called “Traveling to the Mountains with Kids.” What perfect timing! So, if you are thinking about a family vacation in the snow, this article has some great tips and ideas. Read…Details
What would make the winter vacation experience at Vista Verde better? That is the question we ask ourselves every year at the end of the season as we reflect on the past season and make plans for the following year. Last spring, as our background noise was the drip, drip, drip of the snow melting…Details
Every once in a while, Chef John Thompson– also known as “JT”– steps out from behind the kitchen doors. Even though they rave about his culinary creations, many of our guests don’t get a chance to meet him during their stay. JT is the yin to Chef Chol’s yang, and how they complement one another…Details
Devyn (a certified Pilates instructor among her other roles at the ranch) offers some tips for preparing for your ranch vacation. Whether you visit the ranch in the winter, summer, or fall–it is a very active vacation. Of course, you don’t have to begin an intense training session before your stay, but getting into a…Details
The other day I stumbled across some great historical photos that I had saved in a file. They were from Elvin Tufly, who sent them to me after he visited the ranch a few years ago. His stories from that visit took me on an amazing journey back into the early days of Vista Verde…Details
While some of you already hear the birds singing and see the flowers blooming, we’re still cuddling up to fires in the fireplace and warm, cozy meals at night. Here is a great winter recipe, for anyone who wants to relish a little bit more of that warmth before winter comes to an end. Cauliflower…Details
This is a newly launched magazine that has a nice variety of content, and they included a “round-up” article on a few great dude ranches in the West. We appreciate writer Ashlie Dove from Ranchseeker.com for her nice article titled Adventures and Thrills at Today’s Dude Ranch Resorts. Read the article…
Love is in the air today. The kids are loving on their horses. The dogs just worship their people. And after tonight’s annual Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiac Dinner, there will be even more love in the fresh Rocky Mountain air! For years the ranch chefs have challenged themselves to come up with unique menu items for this…Details