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Southern Cross Ranch

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1670 Bethany Church Rd., Madison, GA 30650
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was amazing, our guide was amazing the horses were beautiful and the ranch is gorgeous. Is the perfect place to get away from the crazy city life. Great for all ages, and the contact that you have with the horses is just wonderful. Very happy with our experience.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family has visited Southern Cross, both for weekend stays and day rides. We have never had a bad ride or a bad meal. In fact, both have always been GREAT! The buffet is a variety of delicious foods. The trail guides are VERY friendly and accomodating. We'll be back many more times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at Southern Cross Guest Ranch with my family several times as well as come back for lunch and day rides multiple times -- there are very few words to describe just how truly amazing this place is! Beyond a horse-lover's paradise, it is a great place to go for a truly centering experience! I recommend the all-inclusive... More 

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Singapore
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59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ranch for three nights in July with my 5 year old son, and we had a great time. Everyone was incredibly helpful, from the reservations people to the guides for the riding, to the people in the kitchen. Two of the guides, Clara and Alyssa, particularly stood out, but they all seemed conscientious and cared about... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My husband and I had not ridden a horse in 20 years, but our teenage daughter was keen on doing a ranch-type holiday. I found Southern Cross Ranch on TripAdvisor, was impressed with the reviews, and the close distance from Atlanta (where we visited friends) and flexibility with date scheduling sealed the deal. We stayed for 3 nights in Cat... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was a dream come true for me - staying at a working horse farm, getting to interact and ride with the horses, enjoying the countryside, and relishing each home-cooked meal at the ranch. My family (husband, son - age 9, and me) stayed 3 nights, 4 days and it was the perfect amount of time. We chose to ride... More 

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AL, United States
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

My three girls and I had the pleasure of staying at Southern Cross guest ranch for 4 days. This place is Southern hospitality at its finest. The staff and family make you feel right at home. The food is delicious. The views of the pastures, pool, barn and horses are stuff little girls' dreams are made of. The barn staff... More 

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Hamburg
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38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were there for four days for riding. I am not a good rider so I asked for a horse hat would be easy to handle. It was the best horse ever. My better half is a better rider. Overall they gave us horses that were well trained, as slow or jumpy as we wished for. A guide was with... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Southern Cross is an equestrian’s wonderland where a rider’s dreams come true. There are few places we have visited that remain in our hearts and make us want to visit again and again. Like lilies in the valley, horses abound, and you can walk among them as a welcome visitor to a domain where they reign. The trail rides are... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have visited this piece of paradise just outside of Atlanta on numerous occasions. My visits have ranged from a personal get-away to treating my 10 year old daughter and 4 of her friends. If you love horses and just want some down to earth quality time, this is the place. Your experience can be customized to your needs. Be... More 

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