Colorado Vacation Seasons at The Home Ranch 2018-07-16T11:46:15+00:00

Colorado Vacations and Year Round Ranch Adventures

The Home Ranch welcomes you to the Heart of Colorado

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The Home Ranch is known for exceptional family vacations in the summer, as a spectacular getaway destination for adults-only in the late summer and fall months, andas one of Colorado’s Best Cross Country Ski Resorts and snow vacation destinations in the winter and spring.

So whether you are looking for a classic Western ranch vacation for your entire family, a relaxing Autumn color vacation, an exceptional culinary getaway during harvest, or a late-summer fly fishing expedition when the fishing is at its best, we look forward to welcoming you to The Home Ranch in Clark, Colorado.

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Spring Break Vacations 

Spring Break at The Home Ranch is a perfect way for families to truly unwind, play in the snow and still get all the sunshine a spring break vacation can offer. We likely still have snow on the ground, Steamboat Ski Resort is still open.  Guests can enjoy blue skies and plenty of Colorado sunshine.

The Home Ranch is located 18 miles north of Steamboat Springs, yet a world away from condos and crowds. Our Ranch can provide you with an unforgettable ski-in/ski-out cross-country vacation with direct access to 30 kilometers of groomed trails for all kinds of Nordic, skate and backcountry skiing. We provide complimentary transportation to Steamboat and the ski mountain.

Summer Vacations 

Although the calendar says Spring begins March 21st, we don’t find that to be true here. We’re still skiing until the end of March when families enjoying a late winter vaction in the snow!  The ranch is generally closed from late March to mid-May each year as Colorado yields to “Mud Season.” Spring arrives only after the snow and mud disappear and we see the first appearance of warmer, dryer days as summer unfolds in the high Rockies.Baby calf in spring Home Ranch

June Vacation Season

Though it’s something of a secret, for some folks at The Home Ranch, June is their favorite month in the Elk River Valley. This is our season of awakening – and it’s as lush and verdant a landscape as you’ve ever seen. This season normally begins around Memorial Day Weekend and extends well into mid-June. So if you love wildflowers, or are considering a Family Reunion to celebrate someone’s graduation, please read more about this time of year in our June Vacations section and enjoy one of the most picturesque seasons of all.

July and August
Ranch Vacation Season at The Home Ranch

Once all the children are out of school and our families return, The Home Ranch is in full swing as a Western destination ranch offering a unique family-friendly vacation that appeals to everyone. We strive to offer every member of your family an unforgettable Western ranch vacation experience. To read about our exceptional programs for Kids and Teens click here. 

Learn More about Summer Vacations at The Home Ranch

Autumn Vacations ~ Adult-Only Weeks

Harvest Weeks

We dedicate the last week of August and the first week of September to special weeks – guests get to sample the handcrafted glories of Colorado’s great craft brewers, distillers, wineries and artisans. Come and celebrate our farm harvest and  enjoy a meal at the Farm Kitchen.  We will offer 3, 4 or 7 night stays.

Horsemanship Week

During this week, guests interact with a range of horses from weanlings (6 months old) to horses with different level of training experience.   The focus is on learning communication skills on the ground and on horseback.

Women’s Experience Yoga & Horses Retreat

Tammy Pate and Janice Baxter combine two unique experiences into one for women during the splendid early weeks of October.

Learn More about Fall Vacations at The Home Ranch

Winter Vacations

When the legendary powder of Colorado’s winter comes to North Routt county, The Home Ranch is transformed into a cozy and dramatic cross country ski and destination. We are located 18 miles north of Steamboat Springs, a world away from the condos and crowds. We are uniquely designed to provide you with an unforgettable ski-in/ski-out cross-country vacation with direct access to 30 kilometers of groomed trails for all kinds of Nordic, Skate and Back-country skiing. We provide complimentary transportation to and from Steamboat Springs for downhill skiing guests. Visit our Colorado Winter Vacations page for more information.

Colorado Christmas & New Year Vacations

Celebrate Christmas & New Year’s at The Home Ranch amid the winter wonderland of the Elk River Valley! This is a truly memorable time of year. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to the ranch to celebrate each week for the holidays. For more information, visit  our Christmas and New Year’s Vacations page.

Unique Weeks and Events

Colorado Summer Vacation

June 3 - August 26

Adult Autumn Vacations

August 26 - October 13

Winter at The Home Ranch

December 20, 2018 - March 26, 2019

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