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Your Inner Cowboy/Cowgirl at Tanque Verde Ranch (Ciao Bambino 2014) Read…

Inspiration Wedding locations
(Elite Bridal Collection spring/summer 2013)
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Last-minute family friendly spring break deals (Today Travel & NBCNews.com March 2013)
No plans for spring break yet? Don’t panic. There are still some great deals, no matter your budget or family vacation preference. More...  


Howdy Tucson
 
(San Diego Magazine February 2013)
Bordered by five mountain ranges and two national parks, Arizona’s most laid-back city is a hiker’s paradise. Add in a revitalized downtown and the dude ranch escape of a lifetime, and you’ll be ready to say “Yee-ha!” Saddle up. More...


Warm Winter in the West
 (Boston Globe February 2013)
Saddle your horses at the family-friendly Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson. Located on 600,000 acres of desert with views of the Santa Catalina and Rincon mountains, this ranch encourages your kids to unplug (no TVs) More...


Home, Home on the Ranch—Tanque Verde Ranch, That Is The Tale of an Unlikely Cowboy 
(Duane Wells January 2013)
The Tale of an Unlikely Cowboy. “How do I manage to get myself into these predicaments?” That was pretty much the totality of my thoughts for at least five full minutes on the afternoon I arrived at the Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. More...


Great Escapes - Dude Ranches
 (Phoenix December 2012)
It's a crisp, temptingly beautiful 70-degree winter morning in Tucson. Rubbing a soon-to-be saddled horse with a rubber curry to loosen dirt and debris, one is lost in reverie More...

Three Days in Tucson (Smart Meetings November 2012)
Tanque Verde Ranch offers 75 guest rooms and more than 14,000 sq. ft of meeting rooms indoors and large outdoor event venues offering an authentic western experience for attendees More...

Hitching Posts (Destination Weddings & Honeymoons October 2012)
If wide-open grasslands and majestic mountain backdrops are your idea of the ultimate I do setting, giddyap and get hitched at one of these rustic ranch resorts More...

Back in the Saddle (Echo 10/11/12)
The dudes visiting Tanque Verde Guest Ranch are more likely to be wearing tennis shoes and baseball caps than cowboy boots and hats, but that doesn't prevent them from getting a western exprience at the resort near Tucson More...

Are We There Yet? (Spirit - Southwest Airlines May 2012)
Look no further for family fun. Just in time for summer, these five resorts have a slew of new offerings for kids and adults alike. Set your sights on an ideal escape with our personalized guide More...


Feel Out the Wild, Wild West 
(Washington Family March 2012)
Round up your family and head out West for a family vacation that will channel everyone's inner cowboy. Dude ranches across America cater to families who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city living More...

The Today Show (2/9/12)
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Horse Power in Arizona (Star Tribune 1/9/12)
Gene Autry I wasn't. Barely an hour ino an all-day trail ride, my hiking boots felt like ovens and my baseball cap barely shaded my face.It was no better for my horse, Cutter. The low Arizona sun lit his red mane like flames. We were climbing, and Cutter struggled to get his footing on the rocky, steep trail More...

Regis and Kelly (6/13/11)
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Price Is Right (6/1/11)
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The Morning Blend (6/6/11)
Since 1868, Tanque Verde Ranch has been reviving the spirit of the Old West by providing guests with luxurious accommodations, authentic dining, unparalleled amenities, and an abundance of activities. Watch...

 

Arizona's Tanque Verde Ranch offers activities for the whole family (Journal Sentinel 5/13/11)
What's on your wish list for a terrific family vacation? Chances are it includes perfect weather, plenty of activities for all ages, great food, a picture-postcard setting, and probably interesting educational opportunities More...

 

Blazin’ saddles! Discover the romance and true grit of the Wild West on a cowboy adventure in Arizona (UK Daily Mail 5/2/11)
Ok admittedly, I was a little concerned. I'd come on a ranching holiday to be at one with nature of the red in tooth and claw variety, hanging out with people called Hoss or Little Joe. But on a manicured lawn in front of the corral at the Tanque Verde Ranch, a bride and groom were delivering tear-stained vows More...

 

Arizona: tempting Tucson (Simon Seeks 4/20/11)
If the cowboy bug bites you may want to saddle up and the Tanque Verde Ranch Resort situated at the foot of the majestic Rincon Mountains, just outside Tucson, is the ideal place. With over 400 horses available you are sure to find one to suit your abilities More...

 

Giddy Up and Go! Our Wild West Weekend at Tanque Verde Ranch: Part 1 (Tucson Blog 6/16/10)
For starters, our time at Tanque Verde Ranch was one of the best vacations our family has every experienced. We pride ourselves in exploring as many attractions and events as a famiy More...

 

Giddy Up and Go! Our Wild West Weekend at Tanque Verde Ranch: Part 2 (Tucson Blog 6/18/10)
The second night of our Wild West weekend, the ranch hosted an outdoor BBQ, complete with cowboy steaks, ranch beans, corn on the cob and baked potatoes. Desserts ranged from chocolaty brownies or hot apple cobbler. We enjoyed our evening meal surrounded by More...

 

Trails & Wild West Tales (The Tribune 6/21/10)
Saguaro cacti dot the landscape on the short drive from Tucson International Airport to the Tanque Verde Ranch, the largest dude Ranch in the country. At 640 acres, cowboys and cowgirls will find More…

 

A Rustic Romance (Tucson Bride & Groom)
"We really worked hard to make the wedding 'us'," recalls bride Julia Kusian, who wed Joe Armbruster on a warm autumn evening at Tanque Verde Ranch. Julia and Joe enjoyed the combination of rustic and elegant features at the Ranch, which offers hiking, horseback riding, and tennis in a traditional Southwest setting More…

 

Saddle Up at Arizona's Dude & Guest Ranches (Arizona Guide)
Leave your plugged-in life behind for the quiet of Arizona's wide-open spaces and warm, laid-back Western hospitality. Whether you're a seasoned horseback rider, a fresh cowpoke or someone who prefers just watching horses, you'll find a memorable vacation at an Arizona dude ranch More...

 

A Horseback Riding Vacation at Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, AZ (Writing Horseback 1/11/10)
The low ranch house built in 1868 stretches out beside an emerald lawn shaded by ancient trees. But first there are the horses. You cannot miss the rich aroma of the crowd milling around in the corral across from the parking lot.  Many of the 180 horses belonging to the ranch More…

 

On Horseback at Tanque Verde Guest Ranch, Tucson, Arizona (My Family Travels 2/27/10)
Here's a deluxe western dude ranch where preschoolers are taken seriously and horseback riding is open to all ages and abilities. As I glanced around at the striking desert landscape from the back of my palomino horse, it was easy to understand why European families especially love this ranch.  It’s the quintessential American southwest More…

 

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch is about more than the ride (Wander with Wonder)
I visited Tanque Verder Guest Ranch in Tucson recently and discovered a wonderful resort, some warm and welcoming people, and reconnected with a part of myself I thought I'd lost forever More...


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