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By Andrea Drever

Content and Editorial Director

“Luxury dude ranch” might seem like an oxymoron. But at this all-inclusive, family-friendly destination, that’s precisely what you’ll experience. C Lazy U, a year-round guest ranch in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, offers the best of both worlds: high-class amenities and down-home experiences, with luxurious cabins, gourmet meals, daily trail rides and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in all seasons. It’s been around since 1919, and is a favorite with families from around the world. Here are some seasonal highlights.


  • Horseback riding through the snowy mountain trails
  • Ice hockey and skating on a Zamboni-groomed pond
  • Snowmobiling for a thrilling outdoor winter experience
  • Snowtubing on a private tubing hill
  • Evening sleigh rides
  • Invigorating snowshoeing and cross-country skiing


  • Horseback riding among the wildflowers on the trails.
  • Pampering with massages and other treatments at the Lazy You Spa
  • Hiking in Colorado’s scenic mountains
  • Mountain biking on the winding trails
  • Fly fishing in private streams (they’re an Orvis-endorsed lodge)


  • Horseback riding through lush, green scenery
  • Barrel racing lessons
  • Tennis playing on private courts
  • Swimming at the pool
  • Scavenger hunts


  • Fly fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout in private stretches of Willow Creek
  • Mountain biking through the golden forest with provided mountain bikes
  • Archery with expert training
  • You time in the award-winning Lazy You Spa

“This is our favorite family vacation. We’ve gone to Antarctica, the Galapagos, the Amazon. We’ve done some adventurous vacations, but this is our very favorite.”

-Kristine, C Lazy U Guest

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