Gene Kilgore’s Ranch Vacations

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In British Columbia, Echo Valley Ranch earns TOP TripAdvisor awards

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The Key to TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards: Invisible luxury
It’s a new trend in hospitality, luxury you can’t see but certainly feel.  It’s a mix of tangible and intangible, visible and invisible at the same time, a rare quality that has brought repeated awards to Echo Valley Ranch & Spa. Recently, the ranch garnered Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards: [...]

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Expert tips on family-friendly horse holidays

Ranchweb and our own Gene Kilgore were featured recently in Canadian Living’s blog titled “Travel Talk: Family-friendly horse holidays” written by Doug O’Neill. The story included so many good tips on choosing the right riding or ranch vacation that we decided to pass it along.
Here’s what O’Neill had to tell his readers:
“Gene Kilgore, author of [...]

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Happy Trails for Ranchweb

Just saw the latest issue of Luxury Las Vegas, a hot new upscale magazine. On page 49 you’ll see the first pages of a multiple spread story that features Ranchweb’s own Gene Kilgore, discussing the benefits of a ranch vacation.
And there’s more good news for the dude ranch vacation business: five Ranchweb member resorts got [...]

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Selecting the best dude and guest ranch for the kids

Smart Ranch Traveler
Moms are often the ones who end up doing the background research for any vacation. That’s especially true when they’re hunting for a dude or guest ranch vacation for the family. Any mom would agree: it’s always good to start your selection process early. But even August isn’t too late-ask about cancellations. (In [...]

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Rustic adventures in Canada

When you want to really explore and head deep into Canada’s backcountry, there are outfitters ready to show you the way. Some, like Alberta’s Warner Guiding and Outfitting Ltd. (shown in photo, above), and Tsylos Park Lodge & Adventures, have been in business for years. Others, like Tod Mountain Ranch, in British Columbia, are brand [...]

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