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Tenderbuttfoot at Latigo Dude Ranch, Colorado
Voted the best dude ranch in the US by many travel experts, the Latigo in Colorado offers great weekly summer programs from June 20 through August 21, and its special Roundup Week from September 19 to 25.

Latigo is located in the heart of the Rockies 130 miles west of Denver. If you fly into Denver, you can rent a car and leisurely see the beautiful Colorado mountain scenery on your way to the ranch, or ride a commercially-operated shuttle to the ranch location in the Kremmling area. Horseback riding is the main feature of Latigo. Each guest will be assigned a compatible horse from the ranch’s herd of 80 well-trained horses for the duration of your stay.

Just a few of the dozens of fun events include a fully-supervised children's program, including camp out. Also river rafting and a rec center with pool table. Some open-air features include morning breakfast and sunset rides, cook-outs, pack-horse trips and cattle team-penning. Kids and adults can enjoy a hay ride together in an Old West horse-drawn wagon.

There are also up-to-date modern facilities, including a hot tub and heated swimming pool. Other sports are archery, golf, rifle shooting and western roping. And for seniors and adults with nimble feet, there will be country dancing skills that haven’t been seen since Roy took Dale to the hoedown.

Prices for the all-inclusive week are $3,600 for seniors and adults, $1,925 for kids six to 13, $1,450 for kids age three to five. Infants age two and under are free in their parents’ rooms.

Those rates are a total one-price package, including gratuities, meals, snacks, lodging, horseback riding and instruction, overnight pack trip, social activities, river rafting, use of all facilities and the children's program. The only extras are Colorado taxes at 4.6%.

For more information, go to www.latigotrails.com

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