Have you ever dreamed of actually riding off into the sunset? Whether you’re an experienced equestrian or a want to fulfill a John Wayne-inspired Western fantasy—perhaps working for a week as a ranch hand or simply soaking up stunning, horse-country vistas—these 10 American resorts offer trips that cater to your inner cowboy (or cowgirl). From exploring gentle trails in beautiful Big Sky country to roping cattle on a real-deal dude ranch in Arizona, these trips offer travelers a (temporary) home on the range. Get ready to shout “giddyup!”
By Alexis Korman
Alexis Korman is a freelance wine, food, and travel writer based in New Orleans. She is also Contributing Food Editor at Wine Enthusiast Magazine and founder of blog City City Bang Bang. Follow her on Twitter @lexisips.