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A cowgirl works cattle at a dude ranch. Photo by @duderanchvacations on Instagram.……

Are you looking to plan the perfect vacation this summer? Enjoy an experience like none other at a dude ranch! From horseback riding and hiking to fly fishing and tasty home-cooked meals, there’s so much fun to be had. Until you’ve been to a dude ranch, it’s hard to understand just how amazing the experience truly is. Hopefully, these pictures will inspire you to take a leap of faith and schedule your dream trip!

A Dude Ranch Vacation

Get ready for incredible views! You can explore the wilderness on horseback. Imagine tall mountains, beautiful lakes, and free-roaming wildlife.

Learn something new like fly fishing. There is something so tranquil about nature!

If you’re up for the challenge, you can even sign up to move cattle. Some ranches go on camping trips for days at a time.

Kids (and adults) will enjoy yummy s’mores under a sky that’s filled with thousands of glowing stars.

Here’s some good old-fashioned fun! Singing by a campfire with friends is a memory you’ll never forget.

Follow @duderanchvacations for more incredible moments captured on dude ranches! There are destinations all across the United States including Colorado, Arizona, Vermont, and Virginia to name a few.