Looking for a Dude Ranch in New Mexico?
New Mexico may not be the first state that comes to mind when thinking about a vacation but it defiantly shouldn’t be overlooked. Also known as the Land of enchantment, New Mexico is located between Arizona and Texas in the South West of the United States. Vacationers staying at a Dude Ranch New Mexico will get a glimpse at the Spanish and Native American culture which has existed within the region for numerous centuries. Being the fifth largest state in area of size, New Mexico is home to a variety of terrain, some of which are desserts, canyons, mountain ranges and gorges. This state is also home to famous Gila National Forrest which is 3.3 million acres of magnificent mountains, forested hills and range land.
Having such an immense landscape brings vast outdoor recreational opportunities making New Mexico a perfect destination for a family getaway. Steeped in Native America history, there is plenty of museums and ruins to see while staying at your Dude ranch. One of which is the spectacular Aztec Ruins Nation Monument which resides in the north west of New Mexico. Whether on horseback or hiking, you will enjoy the trails, monuments and landscapes that this hidden gem has to offer.
The types of horses commonly found at a ranch are Quarter Horses, Paints and Appaloosas. These are breeds often used in western disciplines due their ability to work cattle and tackle tough terrain. These strong and beautiful horses are those that you’ll ride while staying at a New Mexico Dude Ranch. When not riding you’ll can spend your time doing other recreational activities like hiking, stargazing and bird watching, or if you fancy, take a dip in the creek to cool off from the heat of the day. This state offers so much as a vacation destination so why not get in touch and book your New Mexico Dude Ranch vacation now.
Top 5 New Mexico Dude Ranches
You can view the full list of dude ranch association member ranches in New Mexico here.