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Luxury Colorado Resort - Relais & Chateaux Vacation | The Home Ranch

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Exceptional Vacations in the Heart of the Rockies

Exceptional Vacations in the Heart of the Rockies

Just miles from Steamboat Springs, tucked away at the end of the valley where the Elk River flows from the Sawtooth Range, you will find The Home Ranch, Colorado’s only Relais & Chateaux affiliated guest ranch and a family-friendly summer vacation destination. The Home Ranch offers multi-sport adventures, legendary horseback riding vacations, Orvis-endorsed fly fishing and much more.

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Top 10 Reasons Everyone Should Plan a Guest Ranch or Dude Ranch Vacation

Often used synonymously, "guest ranch" and "dude ranch.” Why are these two terms similar and why, in today’s marketplace, are they so very different?... Well, ranches who accepted outside guests, started as "dude ranches" - they were dirty, dusty, a slice of the old west - the experience was centered only around horses and rodeos  - the food was a chuckwagon BBQ served under the stars - you stayed in an accommodation referred to as rustic, but really it was simple, basic, no frills. Today, luxury has had an influence on certain ranches to include culinary journeys, immersive experiential offerings, fine accommodations, spa offerings, world-class guest amenities and the first-class service you would expect when [...]

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A Home of Your Own

Horseback Riding Vacations at Colorado Dude Ranch

Make your dream a reality with your own home on the ranch.

Available Home Sites are available in this ranch residential community development with magnificent views and 1500 acres of deeded recreational land. Read More >

Bring The Kids!

Family horseback riding at Colorado dude ranch

The Home Ranch has fun activities for the whole family.

Kids love Western ranch vacations! Our all-inclusive children’s program and dedicated kids activities offer a wide menu of daily adventure for kids and teens. Read More >


Relais & Châteaux


What is Relais & Châteaux?

Relais & Châteaux is an elite and growing membership of hotels and restaurants devote in providing the finest culinary experiences on earth.

“Established in 1954, Relais & Châteaux is an association of more than 550 landmark hotels members who have a driving desire to protect and promote the richness and diversity of the world’s cuisine and traditions of hospitality. They are committed to preserving local heritage and the environment.”

To learn more visit, Relais & Châteaux or here to for history of The Home ranch.

The Home Ranch has been a member since 1986 and is the only Colorado guest ranch to have that honor.


Unique Weeks and Events


Colorado Summer Vacation

May 14 - August 25


Adult Autumn Vacations

August 25 - October 12


Winter at The Home Ranch

December 20, 2019 - March 19, 2020

Luxury Colorado Resort - Relais & Chateaux Vacation | The Home Ranch