Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, The Home Ranch offers a variety of seasonal Colorado vacation packages and unique weeks that appeal to families, couples and solitary travelers alike. So whether you are looking for a classic Summer dude ranch vacation for your entire family, a two day fall getaway, a gourmet fly fishing expedition, or a dreamlike Colorado winter vacation, we've likely got a seasonal vacation option that will suit your taste.
Colorado Dude Ranch and Cross Country Ski Resort
In essence, The Home Ranch is two distinct things: a luxury Colorado dude ranch in the summer and fall months, and one of Colorado's best cross country ski resorts in the Winter and Spring. Yet each season of the year provides distinctively different kinds of vacation experiences that appeal to certain groups of seasonal travelers and highlight the changing hues and moods of the spectacular Elk River Valley.
How To Find Your Best Vacation Season
To read about our seasonal vacation options and find dates and experiences that appeal to you, simply click on the seasonal links on the left hand navigation of this page, or just keep reading.
2012 June Yoga and Horseback Riding Retreats With Tammy Pate and Janice Baxter
When summer returns to the Elk River Valley in June, The Home Ranch begins its summer season in the first two weeks of June with Tammy Pate's exceptional Experience Yoga and Horses Retreat
For more information, prices, and exact dates for Tammy Pate's yoga and horses retreat, please visit this page.
Summer 2012 Family Dude Ranch Vacations
The Home Ranch is renowned for its classic American dude ranch vacations that will appeal to every generation of your family. The 2012 Summer family dude ranch vacation season officially begins the week of June 10th and ends the week of August 19th, 2012. To read more about our summer family dude ranch vacations, please refer to this page.
2012 Unique Weeks in Late August and September
When the Aspen groves surrounding The Home Ranch begin turning to gold, and summer vacation season is officially over, The Home Ranch welcomes Gord Jessiman back for his celebrated Canadian Sport Horse Sale, (or Weanling week as our longtime guests know it.) This year Weanling Week will be begin on September 9th and culminate with the Canadian Sport Horse Sale on the 15th of September. For more information on coming to The Home Ranch to get to know - and perhaps purchase Gord's fine weanlings - please click on this link.
2012 Fall Yoga and Horseback Riding Retreats With Tammy Pate and Janice Baxter
Week One- September 23rd - 29th
Week Two- September 30th - October 6th
Tammy Pate and Janice Baxter's Experience Yoga and Horses Retreat for women returns for two weeks during the splendid final weeks of September and early October.
Ski Vacations at The Home Ranch December 18, 2011 - April 8, 2012
When the legendary powder of winter comes to North Routt county, our luxury dude ranch transforms into one of the most romantic winter resorts in Colorado, with all inclusive winter vacation packages for superb multi-sport ski vacations.
Located just north of Steamboat Ski area, but a world away from the condos and crowds, our elegant ski lodge rooms and cabins are uniquely situated for an unforgettable ski in ski out cross country ski vacation with direct access to 25km of groomed trails for Nordic skiing and Skate skiing. Our knowledgeable ski guides offer all the cross country ski vacation gear and expertise you need to enjoy guided tours of the Nordic ski trails on the ranch or Telemark and Backcountry skiing expeditions into the million acres of skiing paradise in the Routt National Forest and Mt. Zirkel Wilderness. We provide our downhill ski guests with free shuttles to Steamboat ski area. When considering winter vacations in Colorado, the Home Ranch also offers a host of winter activities for the whole family including snowmobiling, dog sledding, winter horseback riding, sleigh rides, winter fly fishing and ice fishing expeditions as well. Summer family dude ranch and horseback riding vacations, adult fall vacations, or Colorado winter ski vacations, the Home Ranch is a luxury guest ranch for all seasons.