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27000 W Elkhorn Ranch Road, Tucson, AZ 85736
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Elkhorn Ranch
Ranked #1 of 33 Specialty Lodging in Tucson
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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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Providence, Rhode Island
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What could be more fun than music week at Elkhorn? We just returned from Elkhorn Ranch’s early January music week, where fiddler Sandol Astrausky, guitar/banjo/uke player Rory MacLeod, and mando/banjo player Bill Burke led old-time string jams every evening and entertained guests with rollicking cowboy songs. This to top off a perfect dude-ranch day: a hearty breakfast in the long... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a splendid guest ranch this is! We visited during the week when the ranch offers (in addition to everything else) music lessons for aspiring old-timey musicians. In addition to the horseback riding, hiking, gorgeous scenery, star-gazing, comfy cabins, and exceptionally good vittles, there was excellent old-time music each evening with a group of players on banjo, guitar, fiddle, and... More 

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Evanston, IL
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9 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My wife and I have been taking dude ranch vacations annually for more than 20 years. We've got some favorites that we've visited multiple times. After our first visit to Elkhorn this month we know it is joining that short list of places we'll be going back to. Everything about this ranch is wonderful. The setting is beautiful; the cabins... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I called this the perfect family vacation because it was for us. But it was equally perfect for the couples and singles who were there at the same time. Every person - each owner, staff person and guest- was friendly, welcoming and inclusive. It is a very happy place! It is informal and honestly rustic in the best sense of... More 

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Alston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My wife and I discovered the Elkhorn purely by happy accident on a driving holiday nine years ago. We always talked about returning and were finally able to do so last January when we once again found the same very high standards of eating, accommodation and horse riding. We are booked to return a third time this January 2015 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My 13 year old grandson and I just returned from a four night stay. I have stayed at two other Arizona dude ranches in the past which were fine. The Elkhorn Ranch in Tucson, however, is exceptional, and I look forward to returning again and again. When you are among guests who have been coming for five years to over... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We just had the most fantastic family vacation at Elkhorn Ranch. We loved everything about it. The Millers and all their staff are so friendly and professional, the horses are very well-trained and skillful, the food is great, the accommodations are charming and comfortable. You can tell that there is a lot of care given to every aspect from horse-training... More 

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Tucson AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've been to Elkhorn Ranch four times now, most recently in April 2014. I feel at home as soon as I arrive and the Millers and their wonderful staff make everything just right. I visit as a single, but it's always easy to meet other people and discover new friends while also renewing friendships from previous visits. The accommodations are... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First visit was January 2014. Super hosts and staff. Fun and educational photography workshop was a bonus. Great trail horses, calm and surefooted in all terrains. Fun guides patiently answered a multitude of questions. Superb desert and mountain scenery despite winter's less green vegetation. Interesting birds. Most important were welcoming and friendly fellow guests.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Over the past several decades my family and I have vacationed at multiple dude ranches, including four others in Arizona, have enjoyed nearly all, and have revisited some. Without question, I would rank Elkhorn as the best. I got a sense that I had stumbled onto a good thing when, on our first evening I turned to the couple next... More 

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Address: 27000 W Elkhorn Ranch Road, Tucson, AZ 85736
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Number of rooms: 20

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