If you’re looking for a dude ranch in Georgia, you’ve probably felt that its impossible to have a real guest ranch experience in the Southeast. There are so many farms, horse ranches, and guest stays that just don’t quite “fit” the criteria for a dude ranch! Wether you’re from Florida, South Carolina, or our home state of Georgia. —We know its hard to find a real luxury dude ranch and guest ranch experience. Especially if you’re wanting to participate in more than just riding trails on horseback!
Before we explain why we’re the best dude ranch in Georgia (and the Southeast)… let’s get down to the nitty gritty first!
A dude ranch, which originally began in the western world, is a cattle and livestock ranch that has been converted into a vacation resort for tourists. These tourists were also known as “dudes” in the late 1800s and early 1900s. That might sounds strange to us today, but back then a “dude” was an urbanite or city slicker. Hence why western ranches that opened up to the tourism business were called guest ranches, or “dude ranches”!
Of course, most real dude ranches are located in their original territory, the wild west! This is why you can’t find any real luxury guest ranches in the Southeast. We decided to convert our working cattle ranch to also begin offering a tourism experience in 2019. It was then that we quickly realized, we are the one of the only ranches on the East Coast that are truly a dude ranch!
So how are we one of the only dude ranches in the Southeast? Well for one, we’re an operating cattle and hog ranch! Our primary job is providing healthy, grass-fed meat to families in North Georgia and the surrounding states. Right off the bat, that’s our primary vocation! Additionally, we offer more than just trail rides on horseback. We offer the opportunity for our guests to come and experience life on the ranch! We do this through agricultural tours, cattle herding performance/display/watching, and western horseback & lasso classes.
Take these unique Western experiences and add hunting, fishing, swimming, photography classes, summer camps, and luxury lodging. Now you’ve got a one of a kind dude ranch experience! All in North Georgia, only an hour from Atlanta.
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