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Copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. These "Five C's" were the core of Arizona's economy when it first became a state.  And you will quickly see how they remain essential today. Climate and cattle are at the heart of Arizona Dude Ranches, each one situated on several thousand acres of land, just waiting for you to ride and explore. 

The vast wilderness and diversity of the land creates a host of possibilities for outdoor recreation. Arizona is a mountainous and rugged state home to the world's largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest. Many mountain ranges exceed 9,000 feet (2,700 m) in elevation. The Sonoran Desert is the only place where the Saguaro Cactus grows in the wild. The Saguaro National forest is definitely something you want to see. While, Arizona is certainly known for the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and The Painted Desert, what most folks don’t know, is that less than 20% of the state has actually been developed.  80% of the state is comprised of the most extraordinary landscapes, ranch land and wilderness - making it the perfect state for your Dude Ranch vacation. 

Arizona is home to some of the most colorful characters in American history:  Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Pancho Villa, Billy the Kid, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Staying at an Arizona ranch puts you right in the middle of that rich history… Explore nearby gold mines, ghost towns and hideouts, even Skeleton Canyon where Geronimo finally surrendered.

Horseback riding is absolutely the best way to experience Arizona, followed by hiking, climbing, mountain biking, jeep touring and hot air ballooning. Typical activities on Arizona guest ranches include; bird watching, nature programs, rock climbing, shooting, panning for gold, jeep tours, roping lessons and team penning. As you can see there is something for the entire family.

Your Arizona ranch vacation is an authentic ranch experience. Guests may ride over grasslands, through Saguaro studded desert and along mountain trails morning, afternoon, and into the sunset.  Sunsets in Arizona are not to be missed – they are the most dramatic and breathtaking in the country.  A sunny day in the saddle, a brilliant sunset with a margarita on the patio and a hearty home cooked dinner will make your Arizona dude ranch day complete.


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Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch
Yucca, Arizona Phone: 866-444-4471 Located in the heart of cowboy country our guest ranch family is dedicated to providing you with the best dude ranch vacation you can find. We have worked hard to create a special, friendly atmosphere where you can get a glimpse into the old west while enjoying the beautiful NW Arizona desert.
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Rancho de los Caballeros
Wickenburg, Arizona Phone: +1 800-684-5030 Saddle up and make a perfect getaway to the warm heart of the Old Southwest! Rancho de los Caballeros is the resort with the soul of a bed and breakfast offering full resort amenities and privacy, yet with the charm and intimacy of yesteryear. It's the kind of place where everyone knows your name.
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Elkhorn Ranch - AZ
Tucson, Arizona Phone: +1 520-822-1040 Sunny winter season Sonoran Desert guest ranch in scenic Baboquivari Mountains southwest of Tucson, Arizona. Family owned and operated since 1946. Comfortable living and excellent horseback riding for singles, couples and families of all ages and abilities. Adventure, relaxation, friendship.
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Tombstone Monument Ranch
Tombstone, Arizona Phone: 1-520 457 8707 Tombstone's only Dude Ranch. Located 3 miles outside the world's most iconic western town. The ranch is surrounded by spectacular scenery coupled with a never-ending history of famous cowboys, Apache Indians, and silver mining. Walk where they walked, ride where they rode, and do it all in style.
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Flying E Dude Ranch
Wickenburg, Arizona Phone: +1 888-684-2650 With 20,000 acres to ride and roam there is seldom a day without sunshine. The Flying E Dude Ranch is a working cattle ranch and the ideal place to take a step back in time.Enjoy delicious home cooked meals, great horses and a comfortable place to relax at the end of the day.Open Nov 1 to April 30.
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Hideout Ranch
Portal, Arizona Phone: 855.879.4433 When you Come Hideout... on horseback, you'll see the West as it was meant to be seen - from the back of a horse. Horseback riding at Hideout Ranch in Arizona will set your inner cowboy on the trail to discovery. It doesn't matter if you've never been on a horse or have ridden hundreds of times...
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White Stallion Ranch
Tucson, Arizona Phone: +1 888-977-2624 Join us in celebrating 75 years of dude ranching and our 50th anniversary with the True family as owners and managers. This traditional dude ranch blends the charm and adventure of the Wild West with all the amenities of your favorite resort. Ranked #1 in Tucson Lodging by TripAdvisor for 6 years.
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Circle Z Ranch
Patagonia, Arizona Phone: +1 888-854-2525 Celebrating our 90th year as Arizona's oldest guest ranch, where tradition, horses, and outstanding hospitality are our hallmarks. Join us this winter for fantastic riding under blues skies, with our Adults Only Special at 10% off from February 12th-February 18th, 2017.
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Tanque Verde Ranch
Tucson, Arizona Phone: +1 800-234-3833 Located just east of Tucson, Tanque Verde Ranch Resort is one of the premier, all-inclusive dude ranch resorts in the country. You will find the perfect blend of western adventure, solitude and luxury amenities to make your next getaway unforgettable.
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Rancho de la Osa
Sasabe, Arizona Phone: 520-823-4257
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