Women Only Weeks
All-Inclusive Women Only Weeks
Take time away from the daily grind and make time for those you love, all while relaxing in one of Idaho’s great dude ranches. Whether it’s a mother-daughter vacation, high school reunion, a sisters’ get-together, or just friends catching up, Women’s Week at Red Horse Mountain Ranch is a ranch vacation everyone will enjoy. Our all-inclusive ranch vacation package gives you the freedom to kick back and let your daily worries and stress fade away in the comfort of good company and generous hospitality. Our Girls’ Getaway week is by far one of the best weeks at the ranch. Here, the only deadline you’ll have is getting your horse back to the barn in time for cocktail hour. No drudgery, dishes, bosses, or laundry, just great food, memorable conversation, spectacular views and a whole bunch of healthy adventure. This is truly one of our best kept secret stays out there and we can only do a couple of weeks a year. Don’t wait, this one always fills fast!
Girlfriend Getaway Packages
Imagine lying in the woods on a far off mountain top: smelling the pine-scented air, listening to the crickets, and catching the final rays of summer on your face overlooking Idaho from a far off peak. What a week it’s been at the ranch, the world has melted away. You’ll be headed back on your trusted horse soon; you can almost feel the hot tub and taste the chilled glass of Chardonnay. Outdoor adventures, massages, homemade desserts, and close friends have filled your week. It’s been full of great conversations, boot stompin’ evening entertainment, side-splitting laughs, and gracious hospitality. It’s been a vacation to remember and you can’t wait to do it all again. We here it over and over again, “I needed this!” and to be honest, the Girl’s Getaway week keeps getting better and better. It’s been a week of laughter, healing, sharing, and spectacular adventure and relaxation. Come alone or with your friends or family, you’re guaranteed to have a week filled with memories.
Everything you’ll need to enjoy a full week ranch vacation is here. Rustic luxury accommodations, chef prepared meals, horseback riding, a wealth of other outdoor guided adventures, a long list of other amenities including evening entertainment, cocktail hour, non-guided adventures, long distance phone calls, and wireless internet in the main lodge!
What your Vacation Week Includes
Be prepared to ride!
Throughout the week, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from any of the outdoor adventures we have in store for everyone. Massages, horseback riding, fitness hikes, kayaking, sporting clays, bike tours, and more! You’ll need the entire week to fit it all in, but don’t forget, relaxing with a good book is also highly recommended. Every evening has something fun planned, from campfires to evenings in our old west saloon. We’ll have a beautifully crafted multi-course dinner paired with some of our favorite wines, and all-day rides to some of the nearby peaks. It’ll be a week to remember!
From advanced to beginner horseback riders, our week is going to be filled with lots of riding. After our orientation ride on Monday, there are advanced, scenic, and all-day rides scheduled throughout the week. You’ll also able to take advantage of learning from some of the wranglers by taking a lesson. One of our past guests suggests bringing a pair of bicycle shorts to go under your jeans to save your bum. If you don’t have boots, we do have boots you can wear but slick soles are a must. You should also make sure to have a few pairs of jeans, a pair of shorts, or something you can get wet in for the kayaking trips, boat tours, and bike rides. Some ladies bring a pair of leather gloves with them to ride with. We recommend this highly. A pair of tennis shoes or running shoes are also very handy.
We have a saying in Idaho…if you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes. Plan on evenings being chilly, a good fleece jacket will no doubt be very useful. Rain is possible but don’t worry about that stopping the horseback riding. The barn has a number of full length slickers to fit you.
Dining during Women Only Weeks
Your own horse for the week
Each day on the ranch, riders will have at least two opportunities for western-style horseback riding during your vacation. Before you arrive you will be scheduled with a horse and saddle for your entire stay based on your riding preferences. Your horse will be chosen for based on the information you have provided on your Activity Information form. Horseback riding is exhilarating and there are rides scheduled throughout the week for all types of riding levels. All horseback rides will be leaving the valley floor to unique vistas, viewpoints, or peaks except for some of the younger children. Advanced and beginner riding is available. Advanced riders must complete the advanced test, allowing us to see your ability to control the horse and to make sure you and your horse are a good match.
Outdoor Guided Adventures
From horseback riding to a 60 foot climbing wall, the list of adventures at Red Horse Mountain Ranch is exciting. Everyday while at the ranch, you can choose from a menu of available adventures each day during your vacation. Mountain biking, downhill mountain biking, scenic boat rides, fishing trips, fly casting lessons, a 3D archery trail, sporting clays, hikes, swimming, high-element challenge course, a climbing wall, and kayaking are some of your possible choices.
Rustic Luxury Accommodations
Guests staying during their dude ranch vacations have always commented on feeling at home in any of our 20 private suites designed to keep our guests comfortable and cozy. Lodging options include everything from one bedroom suites to four bedroom authentic log cabins. Plenty of western flavor, comfort, and tasteful decorations will make you truly feel like you’re home away from home. Each accommodation includes full private bathrooms with plush towels, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion and other items to make you feel welcomed. Sit outside in the companionship of a good book on your own private deck with wonderful views of the ranch.
Chef Prepared Meals
In the spirit of a great dude Ranch, Grandma’s recipes are alive and well, but we’ve added a little flair to bring out the flavors and the freshness of the West. With guests visiting from all over the country and the world, we like to keep our menus diverse, yet simplified to please many different appetites. The chefs will delight you with daily fresh breads, seemingly endless buffets, multi-course dining, and outdoor western ranch cooking. All of your entrees, appetizers, and salads are made fresh daily. Lunches and dinners always include salad and seasonal, regional produce whenever possible, as well as breads and desserts, made fresh daily. We always cater to any special meal requests and dietary concerns for you and your family so don’t hesitate to ask! We encourage you to fill out the allergy and food preference portions of the Activity Form so that we can be prepared for your visit upon arrival.
Drinks are on the house!
A full service bar is located in the Main Lodge and open during lunch, the afternoon, and through dinner. Alcoholic beverages are available to adults at no charge, including microbrews, wines, and spirits. A selection of premium wines are also available for purchase.
Unless you’re planning to go elsewhere during your vacation, we suggest just taking the shuttle from the Spokane International Airport. Once you have arranged your flights, just come back to our website, fill out the shuttle form, and you’re all set. If you’ll be driving into the ranch, check our website for the best directions. The only thing you want to watch out for is the navigational gps units pointing towards forest service roads or away from the main highway as you near the ranch.
What if my daughter is only 11?
If your daughter is 11 or older, we highly recommend she joins you and YES! this is a perfect week. During the Women Only Weeks we just don’t have our Kids Program offered for the younger folks. You both will have a wonderful time and enjoy all the activities together!
Can we all stay in a cabin together?
Yes. More than likely if you’re making your reservations early, we’ll easily be able to put you all in your own cabin together.
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