Founded in 1888, the Ranch at the Emerald Valley is a luxurious all-inclusive western escape situated just nearby the Broadmoor. The Colorado Springs guest ranch was awarded as the number 8 best resort in United States for 2017.
Guests can get to the ranch from The Broadmoor through shuttle transportation. The 3,200 acre valley is recognized by the Sierra Club as the largest canyon system without roads.
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Secluded, the pristine canyon and wildflowers create an idyllic view. Over 100,000 acres of the Pike National Forest surround the ranch, allow visitors beautiful vistas and close access to nature. Another amazing thing about the ranch is that guests could experience all 4 seasons in 1 day as the ranch is 8,200 ft high up.
Emerald Valley welcomes overnight guests between late April and late October.
The ranch can accommodate up to 32 guests. For lodging, choose between one to three-bedroom cabins. Each one is beautifully adorned with an old western touch and are all equipped with private baths. Cabins look stunning and seemingly pulled out from an old western dream brought back to reality but with the bonus of modern amenities.
Dining is exquisite as Broadmoor chefs attend to the guests. The gourmet meals and fine wine at the ranch are something folks always look forward to. You can also shuttle down and choose from other dining locations at The Broadmoor. The Ranch at Emerald Valley equals the luxury and service at the premier resort.
There are a lot of exciting things to do at the ranch. Guests will be paired up with a horse well-suited for them and head on to an adventure to discover the breathtaking natural surroundings up close. Herding the cattle is a rewarding activity guests can also enjoy, which adds to the immersion of living the life of the Old West.
You can go fly fishing at the enchanting river or go hiking and explore much of the land on foot. Borrow a bike and wind through the scenic nature trails. The ranch also has an outdoor hot tub where guests can relax after a day of adventuring. The establishment is not only perfect for family vacations, but also great for retreats and special events. At the Broadmoor, guests can play golf, tennis, try a Forbes five-star spa and do so much more.
With an all-inclusive vacation package, guests won’t have anything more to worry about than choosing their next adventure at The Ranch at the Emerald Valley.
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Address: 1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO
Season: late April to late October