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York Haven, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 8, 2016

My God ! Best place EVER for a luxury ranch vacation !! They cater to everyone no matter if it's horses, food or whatever your pleasure. I can't say enough good things about the staff. They actually go out of their way to make sure you are happy. Scenery is incredible with wonderful views of the Rocky Mountains, plus all...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Wow, you have been so nice to post wonderful reviews all over following your stay. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! It was great having you two here last week, and I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the ranch. We do hope that it works out for you to come back next year! Steph...

Reviewed September 29, 2016

When you come to Vista Verde "VVR" you will have an amazing verity of things to do but the is only a small part of the equation. Any place can plop you on a horse and push you out the gate. Not these folks! Any place can hand you a fly rod and push you into the pond or river....

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much for the in-depth review and feedback. I laughed reading it, as I knew exactly who you were talking about with each staff member. They are pretty amazing people, and we all feel lucky to be able to work with them during their time at the ranch! Great feedback as well, and we'll add that to the...

Shelton, Connecticut
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We visited Vista Verde this August for the second time. Once again the vacation was beyond our expectations. The entire staff are the best I've seen. At the end of the week we feel like we are leaving our friends. Our cabin was spectacular and very well maintained. The food is fabulous. The horse are so well cared for. The...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! I think the reason you felt like you were leaving friends, is the same reason that we feel like our friends are leaving when you check out--it's kind of a mutual thing! We appreciate your sharing your experience with others, and look forward to seeing you again soon....

New York City, New York
Reviewed September 23, 2016

What about a Dude Ranch style holiday? YES, yes, a thousand times yes, I have always wanted to be a cowboy! But wait… my only concern is that you are at the mercy of the venue, you are a captive market, and you could be stuck with your decision your whole stay! The concern is real! So let me begin...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

I'm finishing your review--part laughing, part crying--and loving every word of it! I can just hear your voice as I read your words. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with such depth, humor (wouldn't expect anything less than you), and kindness. It means so much to us, and we know it is helpful for potential guests...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Amazing place! Our kids had a blast and absolutely fell in love with their horses. The best thing about the vacation is that each member of your family can chose any activity, so everyone's needs are met. The staff is amazing and we can't wait to return.

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time at the ranch, and, most importantly, that the kids had fun! Happy kids, happy parents is how I look at it in my family. :) Cheers, Steph and the VVR crew

Shelton, Connecticut
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We were at Vista Verde last week for an adults-only week. Four of us visited three years ago and came back this time with a group of eight. We all stayed in a lovely four-bedroom cabin (Lost Ranger), which was ideal. The service, food, wranglers, accommodations and fellow guests were as amazing as during our last visit. The setting is...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Ahhh, we're blushing after reading this....or is it the wonderful visual you've left me with after our hysterical dinner conversation Monday night? You all make doing our job easy, and we were so glad you brought more friends along with you to introduce to the ranch experience. We are looking forward to the winter visit--when it's Vista Blanca! Thanks for...

Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

3rd visit and that says a lot in itself - hard not to simply repeat the praise so let me highlight what makes this a great summer holiday: - it's about people - whether it be the new connections made between your own group based on new experiences; the delight your kids have meeting up with similar age kids from...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review you just posted on Tripadvisor! We appreciate your kind words, and the fact that you have come back to the ranch many times! This year was quite fun to see the "kids" enjoy the ranch in a new way as they have grown up so much since your first visit years ago. Thanks...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed August 14, 2016

I'll keep it short as the reviews are spot on regarding how amazing the ranch is - fantastic staff, great accommodations, 5 star food, kids program to die, beautiful location etc. One note not in other reviews - the horses are in excellent condition - glossy coats, good weight, no saddle sores. I own a horse and ride daily -...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It was wonderful having your family here last summer, and I can't believe it's been over a year since you were here! We know we'll have to wait some time until your little one is 6, but we are excited to be able to show you all the...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2016

This was my dream holiday, I learned to ride horses as a child and haven't had much time in the saddle since. We are a family of 4, with 2 boys aged 9 and 12. This has turned out to be the best holiday ALL of us have ever had. Everything is luxurious and each guest's needs are met, as...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

It was such a joy to watch your family discover all of the fun of VVR! I can't imagine any of you can ever not have a good time, as you have a great attitude and sense of adventure. Thank you so much for sharing your experience and writing this review. It makes us all smile to think back to...

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been back from VVR for a week now and cannot stop talking about how wonderful it was. We went our two kids and our niece (ages 7, 11 and 12). This was our first visit to the ranch. We all thoroughly enjoyed the entire week. Prior reviews addressed the scenery, horses, food, activities and accomodations, so I won't...

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vvranch, Manager at Vista Verde Guest Ranch, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for the very kind review! It made my day to see who it was who wrote this, as I really enjoyed watching your family experience the ranch the other week. It's so fun to watch the week unfold for new guests, and to see how you respond to what we're doing here at VVR. We're...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vista Verde offers a diverse selection of activities making it more than just a riding ranch. Summer: hiking, rock-climbing, mountain biking and fly-fishing, trail riding and lessons. Winter: skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides and snowy horseback rides. Secluded cabins feature private hot tubs and wood stoves, with gourmet dining, wine tasting and cooking classes adding to the experience. Creative childrens' program makes it enjoyable for everyone, with special times set aside for adult only escapes ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vista Verde Guest Ranch

Address: 58000 Cowboy Way, Clark, CO 80428
Location: United States > Colorado > Clark
Price Range: $355 - $545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Vista Verde Guest Ranch Hotel Clark
Vista Verde Guest Ranch Clark, Colorado
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“We've always stayed in the cabins and they are GREAT!”
 of 5 bubbles JW506, 1 week ago | Read review
“There are cabins available based on the size of your party. There are also a few lodge rooms available.”
  • The view from our front porch!
  • Line dancing in the Great Room of the lodge
  • Our cabin, Sand
 of 5 bubbles 864myrap, 1 week ago | Read review
“Let the staff suggest the cabin that will best meet the needs of your group.”
 of 5 bubbles bludogsmom, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for help to get the perfect room for your group”
 of 5 bubbles 391kristyw, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“Lost Ranger Cabin gives you an excellent view of the horses in the morning and late afternoon!”
 of 5 bubbles Travel2013Canada, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
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