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Glamour meets camping at Paws Up

ULTRA RANCHES The Resort at Paws UP Take a ‘Safari’ without leaving the States. Remember all those Hemingway Africa stories where, after an adventure amongst the wilds, the tourists would nip into a luxury tent to change for dinner, and then emerge to find a lavish spread complete with fine wines? That kind of rustic […]

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Rancho luxurious: Montana’s Rock Creek

We’re continuing our series about some of the most luxurious guest ranches in the world, where lodging is top notch, cuisine is five-star quality, and activities almost unlimited. Today, we take you to Montana’s Ranch at Rock Creek.   MONTANA Ranch at Rock Creek Montana’s Ranch at Rock Creek serves up luxury along with some […]

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Men’s Journal intros new ranch videos

AT THE RANCH Ask Ryan Van Duzer (at left), how he became a travel video journalist and filmmaker for Men’s Journal, and he’ll likely tell you his career began on a bicycle. After serving in the Peace Corps for two years in Honduras, Van Duzer rode his bike home to Colorado—from Honduras! “I met the […]

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Two of Montana’s fly fishing hotspots

Newsflash There is a magic to angling. That perfect spot on the lake or the river can be a place that feels as good as home. In the heat of August, what sounds cooler than wading into a rushing river and dipping a line into the water in the hopes of pulling out a trophy-sized […]

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Comfort camping at Montana ranches

HOT DEALS You’ve heard about ‘glamping’ by now—which lets you combine the fun and adventure of camping with a touch of glamour and comfort. A canvas cabin with a real  bed inside. A BATHROOM. And a floor. If its not exactly a bargain, it is one way to get a whole lotta luxury at the […]

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Ranchweb and The Ranch at Rock Creek in the news

Nice article in Britain’s The Sunday Telegraph highlighting a dude ranch fantasy trip to The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana. Author Ian Henderson and his daughter tried living on a working ranch in the Montana mountains. We must admit, though, that this is one of the more luxurious working ranches in the West (Henderson […]

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Eastern dude ranches, spring dude ranch vacation specials

Newsflash Eastern dude and guest ranch news You may not think about taking a dude and guest ranch vacation in the states east of the Mississippi, but there are several terrific guest ranches there, especially in New York and North Carolina. This month, we’re putting the spotlight on ranches with an eastern twist. Now’s the […]

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Winter wonders at Montana’s Rock Creek Ranch

Hot Deals In rugged Montana ranchland southeast of Missoula, lies The Ranch at Rock Creek—a guest ranch where wide open spaces and upscale amenities have been brought together. The Ranch at Rock Creek is a place that offers the feel of the ‘true West’ without sacrificing true comfort. Visit in winter and you’ll find a […]

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A winter spa-cation at a dude/guest ranch

When you’re talking about a relaxing, rejuvenating winter vacation, the words “spa” and “ranch” don’t often come in the same sentence. Yet there are dozens of dude and guest ranch resorts that combine those two fabulous ideas. Imagine taking a dashing horseback ride through the snow, or showshoeing up hill and dale, and then coming […]

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