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Dixie Dude Ranch

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Great ranch experience

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.The staff were very helpful and a great place to relax after your... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
Alex G
Keith, United Kingdom
Kids become cowboys in just days!

My wife has taken grandchildren (ages 5-15) here at least 3 summers. This past summer we took some... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
North Houston, Texas
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Ranch Road 1077, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-4481
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Reviewed March 27, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.The staff were very helpful and a great place to relax after your riding adventure.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alex G
Reviewed January 15, 2019

My wife has taken grandchildren (ages 5-15) here at least 3 summers. This past summer we took some young one that had not gone before and suddenly a 21 year and 25 year old begged to go too (again). Atmosphere is real western and cowboy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TomE1654
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I was on this ranch in August during our vacation in Texas. Reading the reviews very positive led me to decide to spend two nights with their family and friends Considering that we come from Italy and our expectations were very high, but arriving at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

It's the oldest dude ranch in Texas, and you really feel like you've walked back in time. Great staff, great food (best fried chicken in town!), great wranglers and some nice Hill Country hills to ride horseback in. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 229jodye
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a very special place. We were touring Texas and only had 2 nights here but I could have spent a week easily. (Or applied for a job!). The wifi is limited but this is a wonderful way to get your teens talking to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank scw0790
Reviewed February 22, 2017

The Dixie Dude Ranch is perfect for families with children, they have easy-going horses and gentle rides. We loved the rustic cabin with its bunk beds and porch swing. There was also a pool and a hot tub! There's lots of things for the children...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Pretty L
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in September 2015. Nice clean and comfortable cabbins (stayed in Jangle), great pool area, wonderful staff, lovely food, fantastic horses and scenic trails. You also get close to the other guests, as meals are at long tables in main house....More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank KatNau
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Nothing like riding in the Texas hills, enjoying the trails, and staying for a brisket lunch. Overnight possibilities as well.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Wisprof
Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you love good home cooked meals, quiet country life, and horseback riding then you need to spend considerable time at Dixie Dude Ranch. It's a blast from the past with Wifi only in the lodge, truly refreshing. It is clean, neat and comfortable. Cute...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank vym6
Reviewed January 29, 2016

The people were very friendly and helpful. The horseback riding was awesome and the trails short or long, and very scenic. I also went hiking the alien rock loop but got lost on the way back after passing the "6666" trail sign and passing through...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank laitcg
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February 16, 2019|
Response from TomE1654 | Reviewed this property |
Relax with a good book, walk in nature, take the trail rides, enjoy the great hill country with short drives. Take a vacation AWAY FROM TV! No, there are no TV's in the rooms.
April 12, 2018|
Response from TomE1654 | Reviewed this property |
The Texas Hill Country is full of options; day trips to Lost Maples State Park, places to swim in the cool rivers, Garner State Park, nice little museum in Bandera with is, by the way, the Cowboy Capital of Texas.
Mary F
June 11, 2016|
Response from TomE1654 | Reviewed this property |
You can check with the ranch to see if any "day" activities are available w/o a stay over.