TVR takes 5th Place - Reader's Choice Awards 2017

Tanque Verde Ranch strikes gold once again in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards. The Ranch comes in at number 5 Top Resorts in Texas and The Southwest. Although last year Tanque Verde Ranch took the number 1 spot for the award, they still rank high being the top resort in Tucson, Arizona. Condé Nast Traveler is a multi-award-winning National Magazine that focuses on the best travel and vacation destinations around the world. These awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

Cote Family Destination’s Tanque Verde Ranch receives a score of 95.37 out of 100. This score ranks them in the top 50 in the nation. The travel website determined the rankings in the country’s heartland by surveying more than 300,000 travelers. This year is not our first time winning the Reader’s Choice Award but the 3rd time since 2015.

“It is a true honor to receive another award,” said Cote Family Destination’s Director of Marketing, Frank Soukup. “We cannot wait to continue to grow and provide one of the best destinations for creating memories.”

Tanque Verde Ranch has been named the Best Dude Ranch in Arizona and continues to live up to the name for their numerous activities and true southern accommodations. The activities at the Ranch are for all ages and include horseback riding, biking, hiking, dining, activities through the kid’s program, and more. Tanque Verde Ranch also offers many activities to the public. They recently started promoting to locals by using their new Adventure Guide. This guide is a great tool for the public. It shows what the Ranch has to offer and how a local could spend their day at the Ranch without having to stay the night.

Guest Rooms at the Ranch can accommodate families, friends, couples, and business groups. Each room is unique and has all of the southern details to make you feel like a true cowboy.

Cote Family Destinations second property, Grand View Lodge, located in Nisswa, MN is also a gold winner for Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 10 Resorts in the Midwest for the third year in a row. This year, Grand View Lodge came in second. With a score of 96.36 out of 100, which also ranks Grand View Lodge as top 50 in the nation.

Tanque Verde Ranch is thrilled for the new year to come. They will be celebrating their 150-year anniversary. Tanque Verde Ranch has been providing guests with memorable vacations and adventures since 1868. With extensive accommodation options, dining venues, activities galore, a beautiful spa, group and meeting activities, along with impressive wedding facilities - it’s hard to find a reason NOT to come to Tucson’s Most Awarded Resort! Make a reservation by calling 866-413-3833 or visit