Special Canadian Rockies Guest Ranch Vacations
Enjoy a themed vacation week on a Canadian Rockies guest ranch
Canadian Rockies guest ranches a wide range of activities for your vacation. But Three Bars Ranch takes things a step further with specialty weeks, focused on themes that create special vacations. Check them out below.
Calgary Stampede, July 9 – 18
Each July, Calgary hosts the world’s greatest rodeo, the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede is 10 days of the best in rodeo, music, chuck wagon racing, and carnivals. Three Bars Ranch is about 4.5 hours from the festivities, and on the way you’ll pass through beautiful Banff National Park. The Calgary Stampede is an excellent way to open or close your Canadian Rockies dude ranch vacation, and Three Bars can help set up your tour of it.
Cranbook Pro Rodeo, August 13, 14, 15
In August Cranbrook, British Columbia hosts the Pro Rodeo Circuit on Friday and Saturday night, with a Sunday afternoon show. Three Bars recommends the Friday night rodeo as a way to wrap up your Rockies dude ranch vacation. Guests arriving August 15 can get to town a early and spend Sunday afternoon enjoying the rodeo before checking in at Three Bars Ranch, which is only 10 minutes away.
Woman’s Only Week, May 30 – June 5
Ladies, get in touch with your cowgirl side at Three Bars Guest Ranch this summer! Great for friends, mothers and daughters, sisters, or individual travelers who want to come out and make friends. The women at the Three Bars Ranch put together an week packed with activities just for you cowgirls. Naturally, you’ll have all the horse time you want, with some special time just to help you connect with your horse with lessons. When you’re not riding, there’ll be local wine tasting, a cooking class and a fun shopping trip.
Cattle Drive Weeks, June 13- 19 and September 5 – 11
Just about every grownup was once a kid who ran around with a cowboy hat on and rode a wooden horse. Twice a year Three Bars Ranch invites guests to join Three Bars its cow boss, Terry Knudson, and the rest of the Three Bars ranch hands on a real western cattle drive. Three Bars is home to 150 cows on a summer range with pastures from 20,000 acres to 40,000 acres in size. This, ladies and gents, is a real ranch. For summer, the cattle are out on the open range. In order to keep the cattle eating fresh grass, every six weeks they’re rounded up and moved to a new pasture. This is where you finally get to live your cowboy dream. Come along on a Three Bars cattle drive and get ranch experience you’ve always dreamed of.