Did you know that there are a few dude ranches in the Hudson Valley? Have you been to one of them or to any of the ones in New York?

According to Merriam Webster online dictionary, this is the definition of 'Dude Ranch:'

a vacation resort offering activities (as horseback riding) typical of western ranches

Here are the local ones, both of which are in Ulster County:

The ones that are spread out around New York are:

Some of the activities you can expect at a 'dude ranch' include horseback riding, but by no means are your activities limited to just that. Most of these resorts have an all-inclusive package, which will include multiple types of activities for family members of all ages.

Have you ever been to a dude ranch? What was your favorite thing about it?



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