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C Lazy U Who – Jude Dwyer

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A great ranch is made up of many things: well trained horses, well-appointed cabins, fine dining and spectacular views. Here at the C Lazy U Ranch we know that we couldn’t truly be “Colorado’s Premier Guest Ranch” without our amazing and loyal employees. For that reason we’d like to introduce you to the members of… Continue Reading »

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Colorado on your Next Vacation

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Colorado has been an extremely popular vacation destination for decades, and it’s easy to understand why. Here are ten reasons why The Centennial State should be at the top of your vacation list! 1. The Mountains Perhaps the most obvious reason to visit Colorado are our mountains – the majestic Rocky Mountains to be specific…. Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving Traditions at C Lazy U Ranch

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A family-owned ranch for 95 years, we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season each year with our ranch friends and family. We may be biased, but we don’t think there’s a more perfect place to celebrate with your loved ones than C Lazy U guest ranch in Colorado! Thanksgiving… Continue Reading »

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 »