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10 Surprising Things to Do at a Dude Ranch

10 Surprising Things to Do at a Dude RanchThere's good news for vacationers who would like a taste of the Western dude ranch experience, but have it blended with other vacation-type activities.

"While dude ranches still provide that one-of-a-kind ‘cowboy-style' vacation you can't find anywhere else, many have also expanded their offerings to appeal to the diverse and discriminating tastes of today's traveler," says Colleen Hodson of the Dude Ranchers' Association, an organization that represents more than 100 dude ranches.
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Historic Towns

Union Pacific Marks 150th Anniversary with Celebration at California’s Old Sacramento

Union Pacific Marks 150th Anniversary with Celebration at California’s Old Sacramento Union Pacific Railroad will continue its year-long sesquicentennial anniversary celebration with a huge, two-day signature event at California's Old Sacramento Sept. 29-30, 2012.

The free event will commemorate 150 years since President Abraham Lincol...
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Museums

Buffalo Bill Center Of The West’s “Scots In The American West” Exhibit Heads to Ellis Island

Buffalo Bill Center Of The West’s “Scots In The American West” Exhibit Heads to Ellis Island

Scots in the American West, an exhibit produced by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, ( www.centerofthewest.org ) heads to New York to celebrate the 13th Annual Tartan Day on Ellis Island, March 28 to 30, 2014.

The exhibition will sha...

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Dude Ranches

Escape ‘Old Man Winter’ This Season at a Dude Ranch in the Sunny Southwest

Escape ‘Old Man Winter’ This Season at a Dude Ranch in the Sunny Southwest Say winter vacations to some people and they probably think snow, but the Dude Ranchers' Association would like you to think sun, warm weather and a dude ranch adventure in the Southwest for a great getaway.

"There are predictions that this winter wil...
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Historic Towns

Montana’s Ghost Towns Virginia City, Nevada City Bring Old West To Life

Montana’s Ghost Towns Virginia City, Nevada City Bring Old West To Life Ever dream of being in an old Western, where you mosey into the saloon, holsters and chaps on, ready for the bartender to pour you a brew, and a table waiting for a round of fearless poker?

Well, walking down the boardwalk in Montana's Virginia City y...
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