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Top 10 Wild West Ranches in the US

Live Like a Cowboy (or Girl)

Riding at The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wild Rest Ranches

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Fresh air, vast skies and hard-working days on the open range are hallmarks of classic ranch living. Add to these resort pampering and creature comforts, and you have the dude ranch of today. An authentic experience need not require roughing it, as GAYOT’s list of Top 10 Wild West Ranches in the U.S. proves. It also doesn’t require a western locale in the typical sense of the world. Our list spans the continent, including wranglers and trails rides in locations as diverse as Georgia and Solvang, just two hours from L.A. If you’re seeking a haycation that unites hoedowns and cattle drives with gourmet dining and spa treatments, check out these picture-perfect properties and prepare to saddle up. 

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