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Holiday and Winter Weekend Getaways from Denver

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As the cool air begins to make its way through the Rocky Mountains, Coloradans begin to think about long weekends full of snow, skiing, warm fires and delicious gourmet meals. Just a two-hour drive from Denver, C Lazy U guest ranch offers families an ideal winter weekend getaway full of all of the above, and… Continue Reading »

Howdy & Namaste: Yoga and Horseback Riding at the Ranch

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Practicing yoga and enhancing your skill as an equestrian work hand in hand. Not only does yoga promote awareness in the moment, a quality equestrians need to maintain control of their horse, but it also helps strengthen the core, which enhances stability and coordination while riding. As such, we often pair our lauded horseback riding… Continue Reading »

Ranch Fitness Activities (Infographic)

A week on a ranch isn’t your typical getaway. With so many activities available, you won’t go home feeling bloated and listless as though you’d eaten and slept your way through your vacation (although sometimes, that’s just what you need!). At C Lazy U Ranch, it isn’t actually all “lazy.” You’ll shed more than just… Continue Reading »

Just in Time for Fall, Petey’s Cheddar Biscuits

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The feeling of Fall is quickly creeping in with cooler, crisp air, changing leaves, and shorter days. With the changing weather, you may feel the urge to curl up with some heavier dining fare! C Lazy U’s guests and staff are no exception, and one of our favorite fall culinary creations are Petey’s Cheddar Biscuits…. Continue Reading »

5 Unique Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Ideas

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Wedding season is full of celebratory parties, but the rehearsal dinner is often limited to fine dining amongst close family and friends. While we understand that rehearsal dinner is not the main event, we still believe there is plenty of room for fun! Here are five unique ways to liven up the night before your… Continue Reading »

Be Kind to the Fish in Late Summer

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We are officially in the dog days of summer! The days are bright, the temperature is high and the fish are feeling the pressure. Even after the biggest of winters, the plummeting water levels, increase in water temperature and heavily pressured fish can make fishing tough. These conditions can also be very hard on the… Continue Reading »

5 Tips to Make the Best of your Horseback Riding Adventure

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Horses are beautiful, gentle creatures and horseback riding is an ideal way to explore and see the outdoors, especially as a part of your Colorado dude ranch vacation! Here are some tips to keep in mind when first getting on the saddle to ensure a positive attitude and experience on your horseback riding adventure. Keep… Continue Reading »

Colorado Cooking: Recipes from C Lazy U Ranch

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C Lazy U is known for a lot of things in addition to our endless list of activities and luxurious lodging, and our gourmet culinary creations have caught the attention of guests for years. We receive recipe inquiries constantly, and are always more than happy to share! One of our guests’ favorite dishes is our… Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing: The Best Time of the Year is Upon Us!

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One of the best times of the year is upon us! The record-breaking snowfall we experienced last winter is keeping our rivers cold and flowing nicely. But it’s now time to start thinking about getting into the alpine and chasing cutthroat trout. There is nothing quite like watching a big cutthroat cruising towards your fly… Continue Reading »

Buckle up for our 95th Birthday, and the Fourth of July!

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2014 is C Lazy U’s 95th birthday, and next week is Independence Day, so we’re celebrating! Book a stay from June 29-July 6, 2014, and on top of a fun throw-back Fourth of July experience, you’ll also receive a one-of-a-kind, silver C Lazy U commemorative belt buckle! Join us next week and you’ll experience a… Continue Reading »