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French Broad Outpost Ranch

461 Old River Road, Del Rio, TN 37727
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Le Roy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We made wonderful Christmas memories at the ranch with our family and our new friends (the other guests!). Shawn and Joann (the owners) are super fun and giving people! All of the employees are amazing people! The food was delicious, the lodge and cabins are beautiful, and the trail rides were so fun (thanks Addyson..the wrangler who led our ride!)...even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

I went with my sisters Aggie,Pam,Betsy and myself, we stayed from Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, 2015, I honestly have to say this was one of the BEST vacations I have ever taken. awesome staff, food was out of this world, activities included horse back riding, tubing down the river, white water rafting, square dancing and pioneer games. Highly recommend... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I came to the ranch with the Wounded Warrior Project. I was apprehensive coming in. Once I had my first meal (dinner night 1) I felt relaxed and started having a good time. The staff is awesome with all the things you do there whether it is horseback riding or rafting. You are #1 @ this ranch. I reccomend it... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stayed at FBOR first week of August, Sunday - Wednesday with my 3 daughters ages 19,17,12. It was a really a fun trip with a tremendous amount of quality time together. It was even better than I anticipated. All 3 said it was one of our very best vacations (and we have been on some good ones) and they wished... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My sister and I had a blast at the French Broad Outpost Dude Ranch for a whole week. Food and Company was great. I felt comfortable riding the horses for someone who has ridden only a couple of times in the past. It was fun learning how to put the saddle on the horse. Even though it was quite hot... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We wanted a unique vacation with our grandson that would create a lasting memory, since we are long distance grandparents. Our visit at FBRO met & exceeded our expectations. We had a 3 night stay – I wish we had stayed longer. We are not hard core “city slickers”, but our 5 family members had very little or no experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I spent a week at the ranch and had the best vacation of our lives. The staff, food, horses and scenery was first rate. No phones, TV, wifi or cell service. Everyone plays, mingles and just enjoys each other. I cannot recommend it enough. Don't worry about being sore. They teach balanced riding and I rode 2x... More 

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Limestone, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I live about an hour away and wanted to visit the Ranch before we made a decision where to go on vacation. We decided to drive down and look around and ask questions. It took 2 trips because we could not find the location the first time (due to no signs to direct to the Ranch). The... More 

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ShawnGannon, Owner at French Broad Outpost Ranch, responded to this review

Since we are not a regular type hotel, we do not encourage folks to just drive into the property nor do we have staff that can accommodate a "spur of the moment" type visit. To discover people walking through our buildings where guests stay with no knowledge of why they are there will usually get our attention though and it... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We recently returned from a great week at the French Broad Outpost Ranch. Shawn and his staff provided an incredible getaway for my family and mother-in-law. I'll start by saying that my 11 and 8 year olds said it was the est vacation they had ever had and even beat the Disney Cruise we took in 2013. Highlights: - Learning... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife (46) and I (52) spent a long weekend at the French Broad Outpost Ranch. Though not far from tourist attractions in the Smokey Mountains, it seems to be a world away. We had no TV, no internet and no cellular phone service. That is so nice! I think everybody should get a break from technology once in a... More 

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